Crowdsourcing: A Model for Leveraging Online Communities

  title={Crowdsourcing: A Model for Leveraging Online Communities},
  author={Daren C. Brabham},
Co-producing public value through IoT and social media
An Internet of Things (IoT) approach that hopefully will create improved conditions for data-driven business development, and innovative citizen sourcing is proposed that is tested in a local government in northern Sweden. Expand
Understanding crowdsourcing projects: A systematic review of tendencies, workflow, and quality management
This systematic review aims to understand how crowdsourcing projects are designed and executed in the state-of-the-art, considering the following dimensions: Task execution, quality management, and platform usage. Expand
Comprendre la participation des internautes au crowdsourcing : une étude des antécédents de l'intention de participation à une plateforme créative
L’objectif de ce travail doctoral est de mieux comprendre la participation des internautes au crowdsourcing d’activites creatives, souvent employe dans le marketing pour generer de nouvelles ideesExpand
How to use crowdsourcing for innovation?: A comparative case study of internal and external idea sourcing in the chemical industry
  • H. Zhu, N. Sick, J. Leker
  • Computer Science
  • 2016 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET)
  • 2016
This work presents a framework on how to use internal and external crowds best to source new ideas and solution pathways, based on three key components - task, crowd and outcome. Expand
The Use of Crowdsourcing as a Strategic Marketing Tool - An Examination of Brand Perceptions and Behavioral Intentions
The aim of this study is to understand how crowdsourcing campaigns in an online environment can change brand perceptions and behavioral intentions of non-participating customers. Therefore, theExpand
Collaboration and Technology
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Social Media as Enabler of Crowdsourcing
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Szanse i słabości wykorzystania crowdsourcingu do analizy treści
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Crowdsourcing as a model for problem solving: Leveraging the collective intelligence of online communities for public good
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Crowdsourcing, attention and productivity
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Geo-Wiki.Org: The Use of Crowdsourcing to Improve Global Land Cover
The Geo-Wiki Project is a global network of volunteers who wish to help improve the quality of global land cover maps, and volunteers are asked to review hotspot maps ofglobal land cover disagreement and determine, based on what they actually see in Google Earth and their local knowledge, if the land coverMaps are correct or incorrect. Expand
Crowdsourcing as a Model for Problem Solving
An introduction to crowdsourcing is provided, both its theoretical grounding and exemplar cases, taking care to distinguish crowdsourcing from open source production. Expand
Moving the crowd at iStockphoto: The composition of the crowd and motivations for participation in a crowdsourcing application
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OpenStreetMap: User-Generated Street Maps
The OpenStreetMap project is a knowledge collective that provides user-generated street maps. OSM follows the peer production model that created Wikipedia; its aim is to create a set of map dataExpand
What drives content tagging: the case of photos on Flickr
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