6<br />           Crowdsourcing             Mistakes <br />
Crowdsourcing is brilliant. AndCHALLENGING.<br />
But crowdsourcing failures are plenty too. Here are the Top #6 mistakes.<br />
1<br />Exploiting the Crowd<br />NEVER EVER DO THAT. NEVER.<br />Try to avoid ‘Winner Takes it All Model’. Participants ex...
2<br />Getting too <br />many ideas.<br />QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY<br />More ideas aren’t better.<br />Start with a small set...
3<br />Crowd recruitment <br />is easy.<br />LOL, STOP KIDDING NOW.<br />1. Engaging the crowd, making them work is the ke...
When ideas are in the public domain, it gets scary.<br />Rivals can get away with your ideas.<br />Chance of the same prod...
5<br />Hidden costs<br />ITS ALL ABOUT ROI, DUDE!<br />Crowdsourcing appears as a cheap option to raise ideas. But there a...
6<br />Poor quality entries<br />Contestants submit whatever comes off to their head.<br />One has to go through all submi...
Happy Crowdsourcing!<br />www.dmindless.blogspot.com<br />
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Crowdsourcing although immensly popular is not always properly implemented. This presentation analyses top crowdsourcing mistakes.

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Top #6 Crowdsourcing Mistakes

  1. 1. 6<br /> Crowdsourcing Mistakes <br />
  2. 2. Crowdsourcing is brilliant. AndCHALLENGING.<br />
  3. 3. But crowdsourcing failures are plenty too. Here are the Top #6 mistakes.<br />
  4. 4. 1<br />Exploiting the Crowd<br />NEVER EVER DO THAT. NEVER.<br />Try to avoid ‘Winner Takes it All Model’. Participants exploit this opportunity.<br />Handling the crowd & their ideas needs good management.<br />
  5. 5. 2<br />Getting too <br />many ideas.<br />QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY<br />More ideas aren’t better.<br />Start with a small set of people.<br />Quality of ideas is important.<br />
  6. 6. 3<br />Crowd recruitment <br />is easy.<br />LOL, STOP KIDDING NOW.<br />1. Engaging the crowd, making them work is the key. <br />2. Getting the right people to work is challenging.<br />3. Motivating them and incentivizing them is tough.<br />
  7. 7. When ideas are in the public domain, it gets scary.<br />Rivals can get away with your ideas.<br />Chance of the same product being released in the market.<br />4<br />Copyright <br />violations<br />
  8. 8. 5<br />Hidden costs<br />ITS ALL ABOUT ROI, DUDE!<br />Crowdsourcing appears as a cheap option to raise ideas. But there are hidden costs.<br />Legal risks like IP Infringement can lead to increase in costs.<br />
  9. 9. 6<br />Poor quality entries<br />Contestants submit whatever comes off to their head.<br />One has to go through all submissions thoroughly which becomes a time consuming process.<br />
  10. 10. Happy Crowdsourcing!<br />www.dmindless.blogspot.com<br />

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