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Trustsource: The Value of Trust in the Freelance Outsource Cloud

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In a cloud of freelance strangers, trust is the ultimate currency. Keep good people close focus on teams. Sym.ph is building an ecosystem to help the technology community grow and remove the choke points often associated with outsourcing or freelancing.

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Trustsource: The Value of Trust in the Freelance Outsource Cloud

  1. 1. TrustSource: ‘The value of trust in the Freelance Outsource Cloud’
  2. 2. <ul><li>There are a LOT of people having pain with outsourcing / freelancing at the moment </li></ul><ul><li>(there is a need) to showcase what is achievable. </li></ul><ul><li>-Geoff Alexander </li></ul><ul><li>GWA Marketing </li></ul>
  3. 3. What does a Passionate Team Give you that the Horde of Freelancers do not?
  4. 5. <ul><li>Alone </li></ul><ul><li>Isolated </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t </li></ul><ul><li>Scale </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>How many Friends do you need? </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>‘ Friendship Vs. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Kinship’ </li></ul>
  7. 10. Dunbar Number: no more than 150 REAL FRIENDS
  8. 12. Small World Math We are 6 degrees apart- trusted networks are closer
  9. 14. Keep Good People Close Build Teams
  10. 15. <ul><li>Strength of weak ties </li></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><li>In a Cloud of Strangers </li></ul><ul><li>Trust is the Ultimate Currency </li></ul>
  12. 17. Build your own Passionate Team
  13. 18. Sources: <ul><li>http://yolacrary.blogspot.com/2011/01/dunbars-number-etc.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://socialmediatoday.com/index.php?q=SMC/169132 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2010/03/02/dunbar-interview/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://171.67.216.14/dept/soc/people/mgranove </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Granovetter </li></ul><ul><li>tter/documents/granstrengthweakties.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.analytictech.com/networks/weakties.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://smg.media.mit.edu/classes/library/granovetter.weak.ties/granovetter.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.danah.org/papers/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/NextGenerationMedia/next-generation-media-quarterly-january-2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.smashingshare.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/more-freelance-work.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.path.com/home.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2010/11/the-path-to-social-network-tranquility-is-lined-by-50-friends </li></ul><ul><li>http://techcrunch.com/2011/01/18/path-emoticons// </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook-engineering/visualizing-friendships/469716398919 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sovereignman.com/expat/building-trusted-networks/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://jobs.realcontacts.com/science.asp </li></ul>

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