Future of Work

How the impact of artificial intelligence and freelancing aka the gig economy is changing traditional workplace practices

10 Indispensable Open Innovation Platforms for Global Corporations

10 Indispensable Open Innovation Platforms for Global Corporations

Welcome to an update in July 2024 of what proved to be a popular article looking at some great open innovation platforms. Innovation is crucial to survive in today’s disruptive and fast moving industrial and commercial landscape. Back in 2017 it was predicted that...

How to Prepare for the Future of Connected Work

How to Prepare for the Future of Connected Work

The phrase "connected work" refers to a work environment or system where employees, tools, processes, and technologies are seamlessly integrated to enhance collaboration, communication, and efficiency. It involves creating a networked workplace where various elements...

Crowdsourcing Professional Quality Creative and Media Work

Crowdsourcing Professional Quality Creative and Media Work

Crowdsourcing professional quality creative work through specialist platforms has become a popular way for major brands and organisations to tap into a global pool of creative talent. These platforms allow brand marketers to outsource their creative needs - such as...

Revolutionizing Enterprise SaaS: The Power of Crowdsourcing

Revolutionizing Enterprise SaaS: The Power of Crowdsourcing

In the ever-evolving landscape of Enterprise SaaS, innovation is the key driver of success. One approach that has gained significant traction is the integration of crowdsourcing, the dynamic method that taps into the collective intelligence of a diverse group of...

How To Power Decentralization Through Crowdsourcing

How To Power Decentralization Through Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing can be a powerful tool for decentralization because it allows for the distribution of tasks and decision-making to a large group of people, rather than relying on a centralized authority. The benefits of crowdsourced decentralization include a greater...

Top 5 Ways Crowdsourcing is Transforming the Workplace

Top 5 Ways Crowdsourcing is Transforming the Workplace

Crowdsourcing is having an ever-increasing impact on businesses. That’s whether an established company is integrating crowdsourcing into its processes, often through accessing collective intelligence, or a new business is based from the outset on crowdsourcing...

Trends You Need to Know in the Creator Economy

Trends You Need to Know in the Creator Economy

In today's digital age, the Creator Economy is reshaping how content is produced, consumed, and monetized. With a growing number of individuals becoming content creators and innovators, the landscape is rapidly evolving. This Crowdsourcing Week blog explores the...

Earn From Your Smartphone In The Crowd Economy

Earn From Your Smartphone In The Crowd Economy

The gig economy continues to provide new opportunities for people to earn money, either from what can become a fulltime occupation, or a number of side hustles, from what they already own. One is an opportunity from Mode Mobile to earn money from your smartphone. Mode...

How Can Crowdsourced Data Annotation Help With Data Structures?

How Can Crowdsourced Data Annotation Help With Data Structures?

Data structures are essential for organizing and representing data in a way that allows for efficient storage, retrieval, and processing. Data annotation can be immensely helpful in various aspects of data structures, especially when dealing with large datasets that...

Use of AI for Training Data in Global Organizations

Use of AI for Training Data in Global Organizations

Using AI for training data unlocks a powerful tool that can enable organizations to make better decisions, improve efficiency, and enhance customer experiences. When properly implemented, AI can be used to power intelligent technology, helping organizations to gain...

Innovation in the Age of AI

Innovation in the Age of AI

The strategic importance of AI technology is growing exponentially across industries and shows no signs of slowing down. Many businesses are exploring and investing in new solutions to stay competitive in the age of AI — from banking using AI to crunch big data, to...

How Brand Experts Can Deliver Extraordinary Customer Service

How Brand Experts Can Deliver Extraordinary Customer Service

Few people in developed economies remain untouched by the gig economy. Whether that’s directly through working in it (like 3 in 20 of UK working adults), receiving deliveries at home, taking an Uber or something similar, or working with an outsourced service provider....

Crowd-based Trends in Innovation for Education

Crowd-based Trends in Innovation for Education

Education is going through a massive transition. A long-established structure, largely unchanged since the 19th century, has been forced to finally grasp 21st century technology, plus its attitudes and behaviours, at a comparative overnight pace. Different factors,...

How to 10X R&D Using Connected Innovation Intelligence

How to 10X R&D Using Connected Innovation Intelligence

At Crowdsourcing Week we champion the benefits of open innovation as a means to accelerate the development of breakthroughs, solutions and inventions. A growing number of organisations utilise open innovation platforms to go beyond in-house R&D teams, who work in...

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations are the Future

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations are the Future

DAOs, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations, provide a flat, secure and democratic structure for people to collaborate towards agreed aims. Think of them as computer-driven businesses without fatcat bosses, where the aims and codes of conduct are embedded in...

The Crowdsourced World of Freelancing and Remote Working in 2025

The Crowdsourced World of Freelancing and Remote Working in 2025

Freelance jobs and the remote working future of work have already arrived for a large number of the online white-collar workforce. According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs report published in October 2020, 84% of employers are set to rapidly digitalize...

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...