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.

Crowdfunding in Sweden

Crowdfunding in Sweden

Crowdfunding in Sweden continues to grow and make headlines, from startups using donations-for-rewards crowdfunding as a sales channel for innovative products to quickly achieve high turnover, to the electric vehicle manufacturer Uniti raising €1.2m through its own...

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part II)

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part II)

In Part 1 we looked at decentralization of electricity generation, largely due to the availability of affordable equipment for domestic-scale production from renewable sources. Part 2 looks at the distribution side of the industry, where digitization will enable...

Humans, Robots and the Future of Work

Humans, Robots and the Future of Work

This is a series of blog posts in relation to The Hyperloop of Innovation and Future of Work. First we worked in fields, then factories, and now everywhere and anytime through devices connected to the internet. But what’s next for the future of work? According to Jim...

Crowd Economy Work Opportunities in Sweden

Crowd Economy Work Opportunities in Sweden

Recent CSW articles have looked at Sweden's role as a global leader of innovation and crowdsourcing. It is also the host country for our conference next March, CSW Arctic // Europe 2018. We are all aware the pace of change has become so rapid that educators find it...

Sweden is a Crowdsourcing Leader

Sweden is a Crowdsourcing Leader

Sweden is recognised as being at the forefront of using crowdsourcing to develop both business and community social opportunities. Perhaps it’s an almost inevitable extension of central government policy to eradicate gender discrimination and treat everyone equally....

New Jobs in the Crowdsourcing Sector

New Jobs in the Crowdsourcing Sector

Media coverage of crowdsourcing-related activities in the various sectors of the crowd economy landscape has graduated out of the specialist platforms focused on by the innovators and early adopters and in to a wider arena. It is widely expected that artificial...

How Digital Tokens and ICOs Work for Video Gamers

How Digital Tokens and ICOs Work for Video Gamers

In the 10 years since the iPhone was introduced the computer and video gaming industry has been shifting from stand-alone offline platforms (consoles and PCs) to a $multi-billion online industry with a host of new benefits and possibilities. Mass direct connectivity...

New Work Opportunities in Crowdsourcing

New Work Opportunities in Crowdsourcing

“The Future of Jobs” Report published in 2016  by the World Economic Forum said: “By one popular estimate*, 65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new job types that don’t yet exist.” (*Source: McLeod, Scott and Karl...