Sunday, September 8, 2013

THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF CROWDSOURCING


Crowdsourcing is, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary quoted on Wikipedia, a revolutionary means of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by seeking contributions from a large group of people, and especially from an online community. It is a novel way of conducting business and a natural culmination of all that the latest trends. Research the topic, make notes and discuss the advantages and disadvantages.

READING MATERIAL TO MAKE NOTES ON
  1. “Crowdsourcing: Pros, Cons And More” By: Darren Stevens;  http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/what-is-crowdsourcing/
2.       “Crowdsourcing Offers Valuable Benefits for Small Businesses Needing Design Work”
3.       “The Ups and Downs of Crowdsourcing” By Paul Sagget; http://advertising.about.com/od/insidetheindustry/a/The-Ups-And-Downs-Of-Crowdsourcing.htm
4.       “Crowdsourcing: 9 Hidden Pitfalls of This New Method of Generating Business Name” By Marcia Yudkin; http://www.yudkin.com/crowdsourcing.htm

VIDEOS TO WATCH AND MAKE NOTES ON
1.       “Crowdsourcing: Harnessing the Collective” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxGkSNvxRHQ

2.       “The Rise of Crowdsourcing: Power to the Crowd” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beQRindBqoU This video is really special because it is a panel discussion covering the pros and cons 

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