Q&A with Jay Kaplan, CEO of Crowdsourced Cybersecurity Platform Synack

Q&A with Jay Kaplan, CEO of Crowdsourced Cybersecurity Platform Synack

With more people working from home these days and relying on digital services, the security of websites and apps has become even more important to companies. At the same time, many white-hat hackers have had more free time to lend their skills to bug bounty platforms...

The First Crowdsourced NFT and Crowdsourcing NFT Appraisals

The First Crowdsourced NFT and Crowdsourcing NFT Appraisals

Through possession of non-fungible tokens, NFTs, any of us can be the owner of digital works of art, books, music and video content, including iconic moments in sport or other performances and events. Their use extends to event tickets, anything collectible and...

The Ways Crowdsourcing Helps All Parties in the Retail Ecosystem

The Ways Crowdsourcing Helps All Parties in the Retail Ecosystem

Technology has hurt traditional retailing, no question about it. Online shopping has transformed consumer behaviour and a growing switch away from physical trips to stores has been accelerated by pandemic lockdowns and social distancing regulations. Yet technology is...

When to Consider a Specialist Curated Crowd Within Open Innovation

When to Consider a Specialist Curated Crowd Within Open Innovation

When seeking open innovation solutions for vexing problems, many large organizations and companies think they have a binary either/or choice. The perceived choice is to go down a broad crowdsourcing route with a wide range of non-expert potential problem-solvers, or...

Crowdsourcing in the Circular Economy

Crowdsourcing in the Circular Economy

Much of the work and focus in the circular economy is based around disrupting standard linear economy business models of “take-make-waste” to ones where higher proportions of resources can be recycled with minimal disposal. Through using waste as a resource to be...

Crowdsourcing Innovation and Prize Challenges for Sustainability

Crowdsourcing Innovation and Prize Challenges for Sustainability

Some fundamental obstacles prevent most big companies adopting methods or business models that are more sustainable. C Corporation company directors have their hands tied by a legal requirement to maximise shareholder value. Stock markets appear to believe shareholder...

How to Use Crowdsourcing in Advertising

How to Use Crowdsourcing in Advertising

Advertising is one of many business disciplines being disrupted by the ease of crowdsourcing input from a range of remote though specialist advisers and expert freelancers. This is largely, though not exclusively, in the areas of creative design and production. Ease...

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