Crowdsourcing Goes Mainstream

May 2013
Trends Magazine;May2013, Issue 121, p20
The article explores crowdsourcing which is shaping organizations and the future of work with the advent of online communities. It provides information on crowdsourcing which relies on a large group of people to obtain needed ideas and services. It discusses several concepts of crowdsourcing as well as its advantages and disadvantages. It also offers several forecasts on crowdsourcing which has been proven more effective in problem solving compared with crowd-like internal methods.


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