Reaching out to the crowd: Crowdsourcing

“Crowdsourcing is a way of solving problems and producing things by connecting online with people that you otherwise wouldn’t know” –

Different use of Crowdsourcing:

Accessing distributed knowledge: Reach the crowd to help collect and organize information

Accessing cloud labor: Reach the crowd to connect with on demand workforce to perform a broad range of tasks

Open Innovation: Reach diverse and creative people for new idea generation and problem solving