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What is crowd computing?

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Crowd computing is what makes crowdsourcing possible at the scale and quality required by the enterprise. This short and simple presentation will fill you in on what it is and why it's going to radically but seamlessly improve how knowledge work gets done.

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What is crowd computing?

  1. 1.     WHAT  IS  CROWD  COMPUTING?     A  QUICK  OVERVIEW  OF  A  NEW  WAY  TO     GET  WORK  DONE     AUGUST  9,  2013    
  2. 2. WHAT  IF…   HUMAN   …YOU  COULD  HARNESS  SPARE  THINKING  AND   TIME  FROM  ALL  OVER  THE  WORLD?     !  
  3. 3. YOU  CAN.       IT’S  CALLED  “COGNITIVE  SURPLUS.”       The  ability  to  aggregate     and  employ   SURPLUS  HUMAN     TIME  AND  TALENT     through     DIGITAL  MEDIA   (This  is  a  great  book.      You  should  read  it!)  
  4. 4. IT’S  HOW  WIKIPEDIA  WAS  CREATED...   “COGNITIVE  SURPPLUS”   200  billion  hours  spent   watching  TV  by  US  adults   Only  100  million  hours     to  create  Wikipedia   IMAGE  CREDIT:  DAVID  MCCANDLESS  /  SOURCE:  CLAY  SHIRKY  
  5. 5. HOW  PAPER  BOOKS  ARE  DIGITIZED...      
  6. 6. AND  HOW  IMAGES  BECOME  WORDS.      
  7. 7. IMAGINE  WHAT  BUSINESSES  COULD  DO...       BPO “Hmmm….”  
  8. 8. BACK-­‐OFFICE  WORK  IS  A  REAL  BURDEN.       STRUCTURING  DATA,  BUILDING   COMPANY  RECORDS,  REFERENCE   DATA,  CREATING  META-­‐DATA,  ETC.     DATA-­‐CENTRIC   BUSINESSES  
  9. 9. BUT  HOW  DO  YOU  HIRE,  TRAIN  &   MANAGE  MILLIONS  OF  PEOPLE  AT  ONCE?     ?   “Someone  tell  HR   we  need  to  hire  3.4   million  managers.”  
  10. 10. THAT’S  WHAT  CROWD  COMPUTING  DOES.     “We’re  dumb,  but   we  learn  quickly  and   work  super  fast.”   “We’re  slow  and   scadered,  but  we’re   smart.”   PEOPLE  AND  MACHINES     MAKE  A  GREAT  TEAM.       CROWD  WORKERS   ALGORITHMS  
  11. 11. COMPLEX  WORK  IS  MADE  SIMPLER  BY   ATOMIZING  IT  INTO  “MICROTASKS”…     “This  is   going  to   take  me  a   week.”   “We  can  do   this  simple   stuff  in  a   few  hours.”   …WHICH  MAKE  IT  EASY  FOR  CROWDSOURCED   WORKERS  AND  MACHINES  TO  DO.   HIGH  VALUE  TASK   JUDGMENT  TASK   JUDGMENT  TASK   REPETITIVE  TASK   REPETITIVE  TASK   REPETITIVE  TASK   (SPECIALIST)   “I  have  so   much  more   ime  for  real   work!”  
  12. 12. THE  CROWD  LEARNS  FROM  SPECIALISTS,   AND  MACHINES  LEARN  FROM  CROWD...     …WHICH  DRIVES  AUTOMATION,  ENABLING   PEOPLE  TO  FOCUS  ON  HIGHER  VALUE  WORK.  
  13. 13. WE  THINK  CROWD  COMPUTING  WILL  BE   AS  BIG  AS  THESE  OTHER  SERVICES.     BPO SaaS Software as a Service IaaS Infrastructure as a Service WaaS Work as a Service HARDWARE
  14. 14. WWW.CROWDCOMPUTINGSYSTEMS.COM   @CROWDCOMPUTING1   LINKEDIN.COM/IN/CCS   REACH  OUT  TO  US  TO  LEARN  MORE.     (888)  668-­‐1324  

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