The web seems awash with blogs either looking back at 2013 or gazing into the looking glass to predict what 2014 might have in store. Whether this is...
0 replies - 609 views - 12/24/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The last week or so has seen a number of companies covered on the blog that have crowdsourcing at their core. That in itself isn’t that surprising,...
0 replies - 732 views - 12/18/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
last month has been a black one for those of us who regularly cycle in
London. The perilous journey’s we undertake on a daily basis were...
0 replies - 377 views - 12/18/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Last week I looked at a new venture that was looking to crowdsource
much of its core operations, from the kind of products they stock all
the way down to...
0 replies - 446 views - 12/12/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Crowdsourcing and open innovation are without doubt hugely popular concepts. The philosophy is a simple one summed up best by Sun co-founder Bill Joy...
0 replies - 755 views - 12/10/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
wrote yesterday about the rising use of games for delivering social
good, be that via increased awareness or via improving scientific...
0 replies - 763 views - 12/08/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Joes have increasingly become part of the news landscape, with the
media they produce often forming part of the story itself, be that
0 replies - 611 views - 12/04/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
wisdom of disparate crowds in relation to supposed experts is a pretty
well known thesis, with James Surowiecki’s 2004 book bringing it to...
0 replies - 800 views - 11/03/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
If you think peace and quiet and the crowd are un-natural bed fellows, you would be right. Peace and quiet is more normally associated with being away...
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firmly of the belief that to become a social business requires
organisations to create an environment that encourages social and
0 replies - 587 views - 10/26/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
written extensively over the past few weeks about some of the cultural
and procedural rules required to get the most out of crowdsourcing. As...
0 replies - 768 views - 10/19/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
is a great way of inviting in ideas from outside your organisation.
Hopefully you will receive ideas of sufficient quality as to be...
0 replies - 542 views - 10/18/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
to the crowd for innovative insights is far from a new concept.
Innocentive has been providing an ideas marketplace for many years now,...
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James Surowiecki his book on the wisdom of crowds back in 2005 the
notion that collective intelligence can trump individual intelligence
0 replies - 875 views - 10/15/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
worked amongst community managers for many years, it’s rare to find one
that works in the crowdsourcing field. The majority seem to work in...
0 replies - 701 views - 10/10/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
of the best crowdsourcing efforts attract tens of thousands of
participants. With such a vast number of participants, the chances of
0 replies - 774 views - 10/09/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
thinking about crowdsourcing and open innovation, there’s a temptation
to think of it as a sufficiently emergent process that it doesn’t really
0 replies - 482 views - 10/08/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
you invite outside sources into your innovation process it is
inevitable that you will attract many more unsuccessful ideas than
0 replies - 1010 views - 10/07/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
you probably have a very good relationship with your employees
(hopefully anyway), when you outsource the production of ideas and
insights to the...
0 replies - 461 views - 10/04/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
When selling the Connect & Develop program
within Proctor & Gamble, A.G Lafley reinforced repeatedly how
important tapping into external knowledge...
0 replies - 532 views - 10/03/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles