Social tools and philosophies are increasingly used by governments and non-profit organisations to increase communication and collaboration with...
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into the wisdom of the crowd is increasingly popular, with
organisations looking to the masses for insights and ideas on how they
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The banking industry has been taking quite a bashing over their role in the global financial mess. Whilst many will suggest that little has changed in...
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fantastic part of the social business world is the growing number of
citizen science projects that are emerging that let regular folks
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are incredibly complex things, and as such, many thinkers believe they
are entities that cannot be controlled nor planned. Instead, they...
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aspects of professional life have been crowdsourced over the past
decade. From research and development at places like Innocentive to
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A growing number of sites are looking to tap into the student knowledge base. Piglt
for instance are looking to crowdfund students university...
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a means of inviting innovation from outsiders, the competition has come
of age over the past few years. Organisations such as the xPrize have...
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The rise of crowdfunding, coupled with the emergence of Bitcoin, has made a significant dent in the way we interact and use money online.
A new report by...
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Musk is well known for his sense of flair. The owner of SpaceX and
Telsa outdid himself last month however with plans for his Hyperloop...
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From the early days of the famous Skunk Works team at Lockhead Martin, the US Air Force have always taken an innovative approach to ensuring they get the...
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James Surowiecki’s Wisdom of Crowds was
published almost a decade ago now, and in that time his ideas on the
power of crowds have helped spawn the...
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cloud has proved pretty adept at sifting through large chunks of
information to find the proverbial needle in the haystack. Galaxy Zoo
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India being such a vast country, it is often difficult for its 1
billion or so people to find accurate travel information. Rail
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The growing interest in “engaging the crowd” to identify or develop innovative solutions to public problems has been inspired by similar efforts in the...
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has undergone some big changes in the past few years, with the likes of
Khan Academy and the MOOCs imparting their own vision of how learning...
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that long ago stories would regularly emerge around the supposed death
of the high street. The narrative would usually go that big
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seems at the moment that there are crowdfunding sites popping up all
the time. Earlier this year, UK innovation group Nesta created a
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Parkinson’s is a very tough disease to fight. People suffering from the disease often have significant tremors that keep them from being able to create...
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Soliciting ideas from stakeholders is not a new thing in the commercial world. Companies such as Dell and Starbucks have both profited from providing...
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