Crowdsourcing Gets Things Done
In This Chapter
• Definitions of crowdsourcing
• Reasons for crowdsourcing
• Common types of crowdsourcing
• Some concerns about crowdsourcing
You’ve heard the adage, “Two heads are better than one.” What about dozens or hundreds or thousands of heads working together on a single problem? What about reaching out to dozens, hundreds, or thousands of people who could perform tasks to complete a project? Imagine if the world was at your fingertips, and you could tap into vast labor pools and collective minds with the click of a button. Today, it’s not so far-fetched to reach out beyond your immediate network—beyond even your physical location—to find workers and thinkers to help you get things done.
With the ...