Collective Intelligence

The Important Role of Crowdfunding for Agriculture

The world’s population is expected to have grown by over a third from 2009 to 2050, an additional 2.3 billion people. To feed this number of people, food production will have to increase by around 70% from the 2005/07 levels (source: The World Bank). Meeting this...

Crowdsourcing Advertising Content in a Changing Industry

The concept of crowdsourcing remains sometimes misunderstood, and can still be confused by non-users with outsourcing. Before I launched Crowdsourcing Week in 2012 I ran a virtual advertising agency in New York City, and so I feel perfectly well qualified to talk...

What is Open Innovation?

It’s possible to find different answers to this question of ‘What is open innovation?’ Though the majority agree it is a process that goes beyond an organization’s own R&D resources and enlists the support of outside help for innovation ideas to resolve...