Collective Intelligence

NASA Turns to the Crowds For New Website Ideas

NASA.gov is looking for change and is turning to its users for input. NASA has opened up a forum on the platform Ideascale. An innovation platform, for collaboration, Ideascale can help bring out the best ideas from your customers and stakeholders by giving them a...

The Power of Crowds: Why Should We Listen.

Everyday we come across examples that demonstrate the power of crowds. It is evident that crowd-cooperation comes naturally to the human race and this is a potential that we have only just begun to experience. What happens when crowds co-innovate? They are able to...

Crowdsourcing Week: Call for Writers

Join our editorial team! Crowdsourcing Week is looking for writers in the crowdsourcing and open innovation space to join our team of bloggers and media contributors. If you are looking to be a leading global voice on the next big business innovation that can disrupt...

Crowdfunding Infographic – The US JOBS Act Explained

Crowdfunding is a way that businesses can seek money from a "crowd" to start-up, finance a new product, or expand their operations. Instead of pursuing big VC's and investors, businesses pursue the crowd. The "crowd" pledges money to the effort - could be a start-up,...

A Framework for Political Crowdfunding

The recent presidential election in the United States was the most expensive race in history, with Mitt Romney and Barack Obama spending about $1 billion respectively on their efforts to win the White House. While both candidates raised hundreds of millions of...