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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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About eJobXchange: eJobXchange.com is a crowd-sourcing platform that was founded on a vision to lead a global virtual social recruiting network movement, eJobXchange hopes to change the recruitment industry for employers and job seekers.
Crowd-Sourcing has plenty to offer with regards to Big Data as it offers the best chance at collective intelligence.
I will admit, I don't usually jump behind many crowd-sourcing campaigns, but this one--if it gets pulled off--I can put some money on.
They are happy when they come up with a creative idea using crowd-sourcing but are less than happy when a client does so.
Mentors in the field of innovation believe that open-innovation or crowd-sourcing approach is useful to make solutions scalable and also creates the much-needed bridge between business and academia.
IN an attempt to justify the Labour and the Conservative austerity agenda and future cuts to the Arts, Deputy Minister for Culture, Media and Sports, Ken Skates AM, says that Arts organisations should look at Crowd-Sourcing as a funding revenue (Daily Post January 7).
Website Viki has teamed up with linguists to preserve endangered tongues by crowd-sourcing translation, subtitling of TV shows and movies
Preserved through the eyes and experiences of a number of the hospital's very first doctors, healthcare professionals and patients, Dubai Culture has collated the first phase of data to pay homage to the site through a crowd-sourcing programme, encouraging people to share their stories.
Hoebel, 60, based his finding after spending hours going through images available to the public on crowd-sourcing Web site, TomNod.com.
British game developer Luc Bernard, 26, announced his plan on the website Indiegogo, a crowd-sourcing platform that helps developers and inventors find funding for their products.
The new platform called JumpStart Fund, marrying crowd-sourcing with crowdfunding, comes from the California-based online community called Jumpstarter, which has been involved in matching investors with technology opportunities.
In the second, we differentiate crowd-capitalism from allied concepts, such as crowd-funding, crowd-sourcing, micro-financing, and community-based enterprises.
The town's MP Barry Sheerman is exploring the idea of "crowd-sourcing" as a way of safeguarding the future of the hotel, which shut two weeks ago.
The phenomenon of crowd-sourcing, websites where people can present their often creative projects and ask for funding from individuals, is not new to Egypt.