Crowdsourcing<br />
Summary<br />What's Crowdsourcing ?<br />Example: Elance<br />What are the positives and negatives sides of Crowdsourcing?...
What's Crowdsourcing ?<br />    It's a word that has been used by Jeff Howe in a June 2006 Wired magazine article "The Ris...
Example: Elance<br />Who’s Elance ?<br />Elance is the world’s leading online talent marketplace. It helps companies hire ...
Elance has 43 press releases from 2004 till now.<br />Elance has 6 recognitions: <br /><ul><li>Better Business Bureau Reli...
Forbes “Best Of The Web,” 2003
iSource “iSource 100” Top Companies Transforming Supply and Demand Chains, 2003
CNET Webware 100, 2009
Supply and Demand Chain Executive 100, 2005
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  1. 1. Crowdsourcing<br />
  2. 2. Summary<br />What's Crowdsourcing ?<br />Example: Elance<br />What are the positives and negatives sides of Crowdsourcing?<br />References<br />
  3. 3. What's Crowdsourcing ?<br /> It's a word that has been used by Jeff Howe in a June 2006 Wired magazine article "The Rise of Crowdsourcing". It means giving an open call to a large group of people to give contributions.<br />
  4. 4. Example: Elance<br />Who’s Elance ?<br />Elance is the world’s leading online talent marketplace. It helps companies hire and manage professionals online to get work done and grow their businesses.<br />How does Elance use Crowdsourcing platforms to help skilled freelancers reach international markets ?<br /> The presence of Elance on Facebook(5817 fans), on Twitter (2990 followers) and many other social media websites is significant and is increasing day-by-day.<br />
  5. 5. Elance has 43 press releases from 2004 till now.<br />Elance has 6 recognitions: <br /><ul><li>Better Business Bureau Reliability Certified
  6. 6. Forbes “Best Of The Web,” 2003
  7. 7. iSource “iSource 100” Top Companies Transforming Supply and Demand Chains, 2003
  8. 8. CNET Webware 100, 2009
  9. 9. Supply and Demand Chain Executive 100, 2005
  10. 10. AlwaysOn “AO 100 Top Private Companies,” 2003 </li></li></ul><li>Elance with its 30000 jobs posted everyday, 100000 active experts and its 250,000,000$ earnings per day, harness the “wisdom of the crowd” to offer quick cost-effective solution to many companies. It’s called “collective intelligence”.<br />Elanceuses media coverage to create a better image for its company:<br />
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  12. 12. What are the positives and negatives sides of Crowdsourcing?<br />
  13. 13. References<br />Pictures:<br />http://newvaluestreams.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/crowdsource.jpg<br />http://help.hover.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/crowdsourcing2.jpg<br />http://www.childrensministryonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/crowdsourcing-jeff-howe.jpg<br />http://farm1.static.flickr.com/14/93136022_25afa7e458_o.jpg<br />http://evertb.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/crowdsourcing2.jpg<br />http://news.softpedia.com/images/news2/PHP-Development-is-the-Easiest-Way-for-a-Developer-to-Make-Money-2.jpg<br />Websites:<br />http://www.elance.com/<br />http://wikipedia.com<br />

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