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crowdsource

To generate or acquire something, such as information, content, or an answer to a question, by soliciting it from a large network of people, often via social media. The phrase is a combination of the words "crowd" and "outsource," meaning to transfer or delegate a task to someone else. You can find the answer to just about any technical question by crowdsourcing it online. We crowdsourced our logo—an artist from Chicago submitted the design we liked the best.

crowdsourcing

The act of generating or acquiring something, such as information, content, or an answer to a question, by soliciting it from a large network of people, often via social media. The phrase is a combination of the words "crowd" and "outsource," meaning to transfer or delegate a task to someone else. You can find the answer to just about any technical question through online crowdsourcing. We got our logo via crowdsourcing. An artist from Chicago submitted the design we liked the best.
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Crowd sourcing might have failed in those experiments out in the West, but maybe our Indian spin on it might just turn it into the format of the future.
Frito-Lay leveraged crowd sourcing to create a new potato chip flavor.
But it's only in our technology-centric world that the broad, interactive dynamism of crowd sourcing could take place.
The website (startupbritain .org) features crowd sourcing sites which promote the notion that designers are happy to enter into "contests" to vie for design work.
By publishing open data, the competition created a competitive global environment that effectively harnessed the growing influence of crowd sourcing technologies.
The company said that the acquisition means that its customers can now make use of the real time business contact data provided by Jigsaw, which has used the crowd sourcing model to construct a database of contact information relating to over 21 million business professional at some 3 million companies.
Advocates of crowd sourcing say it offers consumers a cheaper, more flexible alternative and frees artists from having to get past big corporations.
The phrase "wisdom of the crowd" now seems to refer to anything a bunch of people can do better than people alone, especially once it gave birth to the term "crowd sourcing." Sites that let citizens report burned out streetlights are now examples of the wisdom of the crowd, as are sites that let citizens upload videos of their government representatives.
Crowd sourcing can be used to find funding for ventures by raising small amounts of money from a huge amount of people, typically through the Internet.
Tata said that by crowd sourcing the best minds across California and India, the hackathon provides a gateway to rapidly develop, prototype and innovate applications using new web standards to address everyday collaboration challenges, the report added.
The seminar will feature Wayne Borg, Chief Operating Officer of twofour54, Michelle Nickelson, Chief Operating Officer of Mirage Holdings which operates Dh 100 million film fund, intellectual property lawyer Fiona Robertson, Vida Rizq founder of crowd sourcing entity aflamnah.com and film makers Hana Makki and Amal Al Agroobi who will present their crowd sourced film project'.
VOLUME's current strategy involves all things mobile and executing crowd sourcing scenarios.
Contract Awarded for management consultancy services to develop a crowd sourcing strategy
London, July 25 ( ANI ): Websites that raise funds for products through crowd sourcing have put a fly shotgun - that only uses common table-salt to kill those pesky creatures - on sale.
"Thinkspeed is leading the way in bringing crowd sourcing to the enterprise IT sector," noted Guhan Swaminathan, Managing Director of Virgo Capital.