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Crowdsourcing strategy: how openness changes strategy work

Kurt Matzler, Johann Füller, Katja Hutter, Julia Hautz, Daniel Stieger
2017 Problems and Perspectives in Management  
This paper deepens the insights in this new phenomenon and identifies seven topics critical for research and management practice. Keywords: strategy, crowdsourcing, collective intelligence.  ...  Open strategy through crowdsourcing is a newly emerging empirical phenomenon, which seems to fundamentally change the strategist's work.  ...  Acknowledgement This work was supported by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), project "Crowdsourcing Strategy", project number P 27445.  ... 
doi:10.21511/ppm.14(3-2).2016.01 fatcat:6l5gllrkovfatoppaat3lwh4rq

Toward Collaborative Software Engineering Leveraging the Crowd [chapter]

Benjamin Satzger, Rostyslav Zabolotnyi, Schahram Dustdar, Stefan Wild, Martin Gaedke, Steffen Göbel, Tobias Nestler
2014 Economics-Driven Software Architecture  
Competition in software engineering is high because of low market-entry barriers. IT companies, start-ups, and freelancers are competing against each other for market share.  ...  Social networks can be leveraged to support people in loosely coupled and open team structures to efficiently collaborate; Web-based crowdsourcing allows outsourcing tasks by broadcasting to a large network  ...  , and communication barriers.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-410464-8.00008-8 fatcat:e6epl5lbirgmlfczbtzgn6diii

Exploring enterprise social systems & organisational change: implementation in a digital age

Vikas Kumar, John Loonam, J P Allen, Steve Sawyer
2016 Journal of Information Technology  
' barriers that create mismatches between ESS use and everyday work practices and understandings.  ...  In many ways, ESS tools break with the traditional view of information systems, which primarily seek to integrate data within a controlled and bounded manner, for example, ES software.  ... 
doi:10.1057/jit.2016.13 fatcat:xxg6r3zxx5bfvbkqdvhmcnjxym

Crowdsourcing Scientific Software Documentation: A Case Study of the NumPy Documentation Project

Aleksandra Pawlik, Judith Segal, Helen Sharp, Marian Petre
2015 Computing in science & engineering (Print)  
Using the NumPy documentation project as a case study, we discuss how to leverage the knowledge about software that resides within the user community.  ...  Scientific software packages that are freely available and shared within scientific communities often suffer from poor documentation, sometimes making them unusable.  ...  She has been conducting qualitative studies of software practice since the early 1990s and is very active in both the software engineering and interaction design (HCI) communities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcse.2014.93 fatcat:wkcb3ehb4jadrbncyaomqm4w3u

REGROW: Reimagining Global Crowdsourcing for Better Human-AI Collaboration

Andy Alorwu, Saiph Savage, Niels van Berkel, Dmitry Ustalov, Alexey Drutsa, Jonas Oppenlaender, Oliver Bates, Danula Hettiachchi, Ujwal Gadiraju, Jorge Goncalves, Simo Hosio
2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts  
The HCI community has been increasingly interested in investigating the worker-centric issues inherent in the current model and seeking for potential improvements that could be implemented in the future  ...  We invite visionary takes in various formats on this topic to spread awareness of worker-centric research and developments to the CHI community.  ...  The practice of crowdsourcing is not without issues.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3491101.3503725 fatcat:apsnqla6orh3jelsolmcrawdoe

Tools You Can Trust? Co-design in Community Heritage Work [chapter]

Simon Popple, Daniel H. Mutibwa
2016 Cultural Heritage in a Changing World  
It seeks to advocate for the necessity of collaborative methods in the creation of cultural heritage tools that are trusted and adopted by communities.  ...  The Pararchive project involved collaboration between a range of communities and two large institutional partners, the Science Museum Group and the BBC Archive.  ...  Our aspiration was to break through these traditions and protocols.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-29544-2_12 fatcat:72mrkllh7zgfhjsvzgbtvk22su

Defining, Understanding, and Supporting Open Collaboration

Andrea Forte, Cliff Lampe
2013 American Behavioral Scientist  
Open collaboration projects are distributed, collaborative efforts made possible because of changes in information and communication technology that facilitate cooperative activities.  ...  The groundswell of open collaboration could be felt in the open source movement of the 90s but became unmistakable with the growth of projects like Wikipedia and, in particular, the maturation of research  ...  the documentation of breaking news events and how the community negotiates time-sensitive coordination demands.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0002764212469362 fatcat:44ukqai2sfbernju33kfiu5bwe

Employing digital crowdsourced information resources: Managing the emerging information commons

Robin Mansell
2013 International Journal of the Commons  
differ, often creating barriers to collaboration.  ...  Activity in the digital information commons involving crowdsourcing offers an opportunity to consider differences in their social technologies, the opportunities and barriers to collaboration, and incentives  ... 
doi:10.18352/ijc.395 fatcat:xwmzrmwzifdobfflhlq53cr2mq

Open Social Scholarship Annotated Bibliography

Randa El Khatib, Lindsey Seatter, Tracey El Hajj, Conrad Leibel, Alyssa Arbuckle, Ray Siemens, Caroline Winter
2019 KULA knowledge creation dissemination and preservation studies  
The aim of this document is to present a working definition of open social scholarship through the aggregation and summation of critical resources in the field.  ...  Our work surveys foundational publications, innovative research projects, and global organizations that enact the theories and practices of open social scholarship.  ...  This can be enacted in multiple ways, such as having community members involved in the project (through citizen science or crowdsourcing) or by openly publishing the data and results.  ... 
doi:10.5334/kula.58 fatcat:a56cxxnn55dqndfmcesccihy2q

Crowd Innovation: The Philosopher's Stone, a Silver Bullet, or Pandora's Box?

Kurt Matzler
2020 NIM Marketing Intelligence Review  
barriers and helping participants to share ideas and collaborate effectively.  ...  With its I-Prize, Cisco gave innovative thinkers, entrepreneurs, students, and inventors worldwide access to an expanded portfolio of collaboration solutions with the idea of breaking down communication  ... 
doi:10.2478/nimmir-2020-0002 fatcat:3golnxmcajcw7avocjrcz6r7ea

A survey of the use of crowdsourcing in software engineering

Ke Mao, Licia Capra, Mark Harman, Yue Jia
2017 Journal of Systems and Software  
Then we summarise industrial crowdsourcing practice in software engineering and corresponding case studies.  ...  Since then it has been widely studied and practiced to support software engineering.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the many authors who contributed their valuable feedback in the 'pseudo-crowdsourced' checking process of this survey, and the anonymous referees for 1970  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2016.09.015 fatcat:somtsrt42jgsrevyikwnlsncja

New learning network paradigms: Communities of objectives, crowdsourcing, wikis and open source

J. Albors, J.C. Ramos, J.L. Hervas
2008 International Journal of Information Management  
The paper aims to develop and propose a taxonomy of these practices according to certain variables related to communication, social interaction, information, intellectual property, knowledge access and  ...  This paper analyzes the new learning and network collaboration paradigms, their motivation and consequences.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors wish to thank the Linguistic Department of the Universidad Politecnica of Valencia for their support in reviewing this article.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2007.09.006 fatcat:3xnaxuco6fgw3hwvmja4k5taai

A meta-model for crowdsourcing platforms in Data Collection and Participatory Sensing

Ana Luiza Dallora Moraes, Felipe Fonseca, Maria Gilda P. Esteves, Daniel Schneider, Jano M. de Souza
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE 18th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD)  
Crowdsourcing is both a new paradigm of collaboration and a new frontier for CSCWD. Since its introduction in 2006, the notion of Crowdsourcing has been the object of a number of studies.  ...  Crowdsourcing has a multidisciplinary nature with a huge diversity of applications that encompasses many practices.  ...  The technological advances of the Web 2.0 and the increased use of mobile devices are breaking down the barriers that once separated amateurs from professionals [1] by harnessing volunteers who might  ... 
doi:10.1109/cscwd.2014.6846883 dblp:conf/cscwd/MoraesFESS14 fatcat:hqbq4pnxzfhwnphzdiwqiuthda

A Systems Perspective on Volunteered Geographic Information

Victoria Fast, Claus Rinner
2014 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
Volunteered geographic information (VGI) is geographic information collected by way of crowdsourcing.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to acknowledge funding for this research from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada through participation in a Partnership Grant on "How the  ...  Crowdsourcing "is about creating fluidity in data sharing and collaboration by breaking down barriers in access to technology and participation through the web, open standards, and simplified interfaces  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi3041278 fatcat:jf7lzokmo5aadf32rglqvjxwa4

Gamification approaches for open innovation implementation: A conceptual framework

Elena Gimenez‐Fernandez, Carmen Abril, Henning Breuer, Sune Gudiksen
2021 Creativity and Innovation Management  
This research sheds light on the barriers to open innovation and contributes to the theoretical literature on gamification.  ...  Organizations can take advantage of the new opportunities in gamification to manage the challenges of implementing an open innovation process.  ...  value proposition and work through archetypical barriers.  ... 
doi:10.1111/caim.12452 fatcat:rvjp5ogrtfejno2vix4bkydlem
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