Briana Green

Briana Green

Briana Green

Briana Green is the Marketing & Community Manager at Crowdsourcing Week.

Articles by Briana Green

Great Design is the Secret to Great Crowdsourcing

Design plays a key role in the effectiveness of crowdsourcing platforms, new research from Eindhoven University of Technology shows. The steady growth of crowdsourcing in recent years brings significant challenges such as increasing competition, delivering high quality output...

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CSW Europe Launches Ambassador Program For Community Leaders

To forge strong local networks among Crowdsourcing Week community members, and promote cross-European collaboration within the crowdsourcing ecosystem, Crowdsourcing Week is launching the CSW Europe Ambassadors Program. The goal is to invigorate the crowdsourcing movement in on a local level through ambassadors who will build community and represent the CSW brand in their region. The Ambassador team will be comprised of community leaders passionate about growing the crowd economy movement in their country, motivated to carry out CSW mission of connecting the dots of the crowdsourcing ecosystem. WHAT CSW EUROPE AMBASSADORS DO? Facilitate conversations with organisations, media and individuals in their region. Connect local community leaders, innovators and initiatives to CSW Europe by serving as the go-to resource for your region about CSW and opportunities for involvement. Bring the...

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The Crowdsourced City Guide to Singapore

  As Asia’s most dynamic business hub, a hot spot for innovation and a global melting pot of food and culture, there are many reasons Singapore is the host city for Crowdsourcing Week Global 2015.   For those traveling from near and far to attend CSW Global 2015, part of the fun will be seeing the city itself. To provide you with some tips on discovering authentic Singapore, we partnered up with our friends at Yelp to crowdsource some local recommendations for your trip. Compiled from recommendations by savvy local Yelp community members, this crowdsourced city guide features suggestions made specifically with CSW Global delegates in mind – featuring spots to eat and drink near the conference venue, as well as unique places and experiences that highlight Singapore’s innovative side. Yelp’s Singapore Community Manager Michelle Mondonedo provides some additional insight into what...

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Open Call: Apply for the CSW Summit Venice Young Achievers Program

  Photo Credit: Sebastiaan ter Burg Calling all students and young entrepreneurs in Italy who are applying their skills in crowdsourcing, crowdfunding or the sharing economy:  You are invited to apply to Crowdsourcing Week’s Young Achievers Program, for the chance to attend CSW Summit Venice on March 5 & 6, 2015. The summit, a partnership between ZOOPPA and Crowdsourcing Week, will present two days of learning and networking with international leaders in the field of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding at Italy’s top digital incubator, H-Farm Ventures. Through the Young Achievers Program, CSW seeks to recognize and nurture new talent and ideas in the crowd economy, while ensure that promising young achievers are able to attend CSW conferences and summits, no matter their financial ability. Space in the youth program for CSW Summit Venice is limited and selected participants...

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10 Quotes from Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2014 (and the Ideas, Trends, & Insights Behind Them)

Photo Credit: Sebastiaan ter Burg Last week in Copenhagen, Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2014 saw the brightest minds in crowdsourcing gather to discuss what’s in store for the future of collaboration. Here are some favorite quotes from the conference, crowdsourced with the help of our Young Achievers Program Fellows. The quotes highlight some of the major underlying themes and trends that surfaced at the conference across 48 sessions, breakouts, and panel discussions. Learn from them, share them, and discover where the era of collaboration is headed! “There is a mental gap coming with our ability to engage with technology.” – Mick Walvisch, Assembl3d Our mindset, business practices, and laws are astonishingly far behind the capabilities and growth rate of our technology. Mick Walvisch warns we will experience an accelerating mental gap in this environment that is increasingly tech push rather than market pull. Nurturing tomorrow’s leaders and...

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What Can Happen When Cities Embrace Open Innovation

Crowd-centered innovation has gone from fad to essential. What was the tipping point? Hjörtur Smarason, ambassador for Innovation Embassy discusses what can happen when cities (and their citizens) embrace open innovation in the 10/09/14 Twitter #CrowdChat hosted by Crowdsourcing Week. Check out the recap below: [View the story “Open Innovation for Cities [#CrowdChat Recap]” on...

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That’s a Wrap! Three New YAP Fellows Cap Off Inaugural Class

The inaugural class of  Young Achievers Program (YAP) fellows for Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2014 is now complete! The response to the program was overwhelming and we are truly inspired by all the passionate and accomplished submissions received. Here are the three newest fellows for CSW Europe 2014. James, Filippos, and Carl  join the YAP fellows introduced in the first and second announcements to form a fabulous group of fourteen total young achievers who will be attending CSW Europe 2014 next week, to learn from and network with pioneers of the crowd economy. Want to join the fabulous fourteen? All spots for CSW Europe 2014 are now filled, but for each upcoming Crowdsourcing Week conference we’ll be opening up a new call for membership – so stay tuned for the next round! Filippos Zariopis Copenhagen, Denmark LinkedIn | Twitter I’d love to advance my steps in the field...

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Embarking on Careers of Purpose: New YAP Fellows for CSW Europe

We’re thrilled to introduce the five newest members of our Young Achievers Program (YAP) for Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2014. A diverse and talented group, they join the inagural fellows announced last week and form the core of an exciting new community of promising young leaders who are passionate about crowdsourcing and collaboration. The Young Achievers Program was founded to forge a global network and support ecosystem for upcoming thought leadership in the crowd economy. The current class of YAP fellows will join us in Copenhagen for CSW Europe 2014, where they will learn from and network with the leading pioneers in this space. For each upcoming Crowdsourcing Week conference, we’ll open up a new call for applications for local young achievers to join YAP have their work recognized, attend the CSW conference, and be part of the growing YAP network. Do you want to join this first...

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The Crowdsourced City Guide to Copenhagen

  With it’s renowned environmentally friendliness, vibrant city life, and a penchant for innovative urban solutions, there are many reasons Copenhagen is the host city for Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2014. For those traveling from near and far to attend CSW Europe 2014, part of the fun will be seeing the city itself. To provide you with some tips on discovering authentic Copenhagen, we partnered up with our friends at Yelp to crowdsource some local recommendations for your trip. Compiled from recommendations by savvy local Yelp community members, this crowdsourced city guide features suggestions made specifically with CSW Europe delegates in mind – featuring spots to eat and drink near the conference venue, as well as unique places and experiences that highlight Copenhagen’s innovative side. Yelp’s Copenhagen Community Manager Camilla Jensen provides some additional insight into what Copenhagen has to...

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Beyond Privacy & Trust: Data’s New Battleground

Despite increasing invasions of privacy,  we continue to share massive amounts of our personal data online. Yet only an elite few are reaping benefits from all the data we share. Is it possible to unlock the power of data to provide everyone with greater access to its value? Steve Jennings, a founding partner of the Nordic Data Empowerment Initiative (NordicDEi) discusses a future where open data meets social impact in the 09/15/14 Twitter #CrowdChat hosted by Crowdsourcing Week. Check out the recap below: [<a href=”//storify.com/CrowdWeek/democratizing-the-power-of-data-crowdchat-recap” target=”_blank”>View the story “Democratizing the Power of Data [#Crowdchat Recap]” on...

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