Crowd Sourcing

Created on Feb. 12, 2013, 1:40 a.m. by Hevok & updated by Hevok on May 2, 2013, 4:39 p.m.

Crowd Sourcing is a Community based way of working for tackling difficult or complex problems. It splits the problem into pieces, distributes the pieces to a large number of individuals (and/or computers) which complete the pieces. The completed pieces are returned to a central system and then pieces are combined to formulate the overall solution to the original problem.

Crowd Sourcing can be initiated via Contests [http://curt-rice.com/2013/01/03/science-its-your-thing-3-steps-to-a-crowdsourcing-success/].

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Tags: distribution, collaboration, crowdsourcing
Categories: News
Parent: Web
Children: Crowd, Key Elements of Crowd Sourcing, Social Capital, Social Capital

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