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Crowdsourcing Debuts in the Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary has added ‘crowdsourcing’ to its famous lexicon, highlighting its prevalent usage today! This development follows the inaugural global conference on Crowdsourcing in Singapore earlier this month, that saw attendees and speakers from over...

Crowdsourced Models Disrupting Business as Usual

Crowdcentric business models are disrupting the way we start, scale or diversify businesses today and day 3 of programming at Crowdsourcing Week highlighted just that. June 6 opened with presentations from Paul Neiderer, ASSOB, Darren Westalke of Crowdcube and Leo...

Citizen Empowerment Is All about YOU

Can citizens be empowered through crowdsourcing? Can we co-create our own constitution? Can we help our government to design better policy? Can we help industry and scientists solve some of the biggest problems in healthcare? Can we build better communities through...

Crowdsourcing Turns Social Media into Social Productivity

  ‘Likes don’t save Lives’ – this simple but impactful message by UNICEF puts everything in perspective: social media as we know it is great, but what happens after the like, tweet or share? How can we give social media a little edge to live on longer and be more...

“Crowd Design for Good” Competition Announces Winners

Crowdsourcing Week 2013 is thrilled to announce the five winning designs for our “Crowd Design for Good” campaign that crowdsources art for fun and a great cause. Crowdsourcing Week partnered with 99designs and Kiva to empower developing communities around the world...