Crowdsourcing

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Crowdsourcing

  1. 1. What could crowdsourcingpossibly have to do with me ? flickr/jamescridland
  2. 2. Crowdsourcing is a process thatinvolves outsourcing tasks to adistributed group of people. Thisprocess can occur both online andoffline. The difference betweencrowdsourcing and ordinaryoutsourcing is that a task or problem isoutsourced to an undefined publicrather than a specific body, such aspaid employees.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crowdsourcing
  3. 3. flickr/stuckincustoms
  4. 4. flickr/proctoracademy
  5. 5. flickr/snre
  6. 6. flickr/stuckincustoms
  7. 7. 1 out of 5 couples marriedin the U.S. last year met online
  8. 8. flickr/chrisgold
  9. 9. down 2000 ptsflickr.com/28449476@N04
  10. 10. Crowdsourcing is a new normal Get used to it. It represents a huge opportunity forquality, efficient engagement of alumni.
  11. 11. Peter SalibaHead of School@TiltonHOS
  12. 12. A Video Message to Alumni from Head of School Peter Saliba8/6/2012Each morning as I walk our campus, I grow increasingly eager for ourstudents to arrive.  With what will feel like the switch of a light, campus willtransition from a quiet place of summer planning meetings and facultyorientations to one full of life, learning and enthusiasm for Tilton School.    Since I started at Tilton School, I have spent a good portion of my day getting

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