Crowdsourcing

Discover the impactful ways crowdsourcing – the practice of engaging a ‘crowd’ or group for a common goal, often for innovation, problem solving, or efficiency – is being applied on many different levels and across various industries.

The Best Motivation Always Comes From Within

The Best Motivation Always Comes From Within

Many giant companies have something in common: they are constantly engaged in crowdsourcing activities with their customers. Whether for ideation, research and development, testing or marketing, obtaining ideas or services from a large group of people can solve...

How Crowdsourcing is Making Science Smarter

How Crowdsourcing is Making Science Smarter

Major scientific discovery has traditionally been the playground of one group: the elite. It’s no coincidence that Darwin, Copernicus, and others legends came from well-off backgrounds as scientific breakthroughs often require equipment, access, time and privilege not...

A Thousand Eyes Are Better Than Two

A Thousand Eyes Are Better Than Two

How do you scan an area of 305,000 sq km (118,000 sq mi)? This was the challenge for several countries in 2014, trying to solve the mystery of the lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Tremendous effort and resources were put into finding the airplane’s remains,...

Why Crowdsourcing is Your Ultimate R&D

Why Crowdsourcing is Your Ultimate R&D

The smartest businesses know that they don’t have the power anymore. The people do. The conversation has shifted from focused, monolithic companies telling the consumer what they need to widespread, decentralized networks built by consumers themselves. Today’s top...

Build Crowdsourcing Business Models To Last

Build Crowdsourcing Business Models To Last

Increasingly visible crowdsourcing platforms like Threadless scale quickly by harnessing the innovation power of crowds and capitalizing on networking effects. However, failure cases such as Quirky, show that sustaining ventures built upon crowdsourcing is a daunting...

How Can I Make the Most Use of Crowdsourcing Content?

How Can I Make the Most Use of Crowdsourcing Content?

Crowdsourcing content is not only an incredibly efficient way to publish more pages, it can also help to increase the quality of your work. By accumulating knowledge, ideas and work from others you can influence your own posts and publish articles from another point...

Is Sweden’s forestry and agriculture sustainable?

Is Sweden’s forestry and agriculture sustainable?

As the world population rises, we clearly need strong and competitive agriculture and forestry sectors that can provide us with food and biomass produced by using climate-smart and sustainable practices. Sweden is at the forefront of a transition to bio-based...