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Understanding crowdsourcing projects: A review on the key design elements of a crowdsourcing initiative

Rea Karachiwalla, Felix Pinkow
2021 Creativity and Innovation Management  
If the documents have been made available under an Open Content Licence (especially Creative Commons Licences), you may exercise further usage rights as specified in the indicated licence.  ...  The authors further outline which communication flow is best suited for different stages of the contest.  ...  2014) than tournament-based crowdsourcing for which individuals compete individually to develop the best solutions (Liu, Xia, Zhang, Pan, & Zhang, 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.1111/caim.12454 fatcat:nxupip4hrrhh5jkp2xj42ozgfi

Knowledge Management and Problem Solving in Real Time: The Role of Swarm Intelligence

Chris W Callaghan
2016 Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management  
and to offer a model of real-time problem solving based on a synthesis of the literature.  ...  Knowledge management research applied to the development of real-time research capability, or capability to solve societal problems in hours and days instead of years and decades, is perhaps increasingly  ...  For example, according to Alexander (2014, p. 717) , the widespread adoption and use of social media by populations "heralds a new age" for disaster management and emergency managers, who need to "adapt  ... 
doi:10.28945/3528 fatcat:q2ymtymjnfdrlhptfcx54ja2ci

Crowd-Sourcing and Data Mashups Challenges: A Mini Case Study for Assisting and Solving a Disaster Management Scenario

Stelios Sotiriadis, Nik Bessis, Eleana Asimakopoulou, Fatos Xhafa
2010 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems  
In this exploratory paper we present a case-based scenario of a disaster management by highlighting how the aforementioned standards may play a significant role for solving such problems.  ...  During the past few years much effort has been put into developing community-based methods to capture and analyse a large amount of data in a systematic manner.  ...  for managing the disaster scenario. 4.Grid computing as the basic framework for submitting the problems or jobs of the crowdsourcing community VO.5.Cloud computing as the framework to achieve profit for  ... 
doi:10.1109/incos.2010.44 dblp:conf/incos/SotiriadisBAX10 fatcat:d7wstxoyyvan5h5c2ycdeul4ja

A New Probabilistic Problem-Solving Paradigm: A Conceptual Critical Reflection

Chris William Callaghan
2014 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
For Coase, organisations exist because they manage resources more efficiently than markets can. In contrast, for Grant, organisations exist because they are more efficient at integrating knowledge.  ...  In this paper the argument is made that a second generation of problem solving research and development management systems need to be developed; as a global system of distributed problem solving, in order  ...  Disaster management already applies management theory in order to manage the potentially catastrophic consequences of disasters.  ... 
doi:10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n23p2070 fatcat:ve7dddmu2jbfpjtrzrov7qelrm

Towards a characterization of crowdsourcing practices

Eric Schenk, Claude Guittard
2011 Journal of Innovation Economics & Management  
Then, we propose and illustrate a typology of Crowdsourcing practices based on two criteria: the integrative or selective nature of the process and the type of tasks that are crowdsourced (simple, complex  ...  The word Crowdsourcing -a compound contraction of Crowd and Outsourcing, was used by Howe in order to define outsourcing to the crowd. Beyond cost, benefits for the company can be substantial.  ...  This corresponds to a selective Crowdsourcing: the client firm expects to receive a set of candidate solutions from the crowd, and then to select the solution that seems best suited.  ... 
doi:10.3917/jie.007.0093 fatcat:6rviqddb6jh7pi5zpfrncq6eaq

Fair play

Rita Faullant, Johann Fueller, Katja Hutter
2017 Management Decision  
For companies lacking the capabilities to manage crowdsourcing initiatives professionally it is advisable to rely on intermediary broadcasting platforms.  ...  Purpose -Companies are discovering the power of crowdsourcing as a source of new ideas for products and services.  ...  Such intermediaries like Atizo, for example, usually have several thousands of potential problem solvers in their community and dispose of extensive experience in managing crowdsourcing contests, including  ... 
doi:10.1108/md-02-2017-0116 fatcat:ffd3oge6zbcwbiyeydgkbyj22a

Contemporary HIV/AIDS research: Insights from knowledge management theory

Chris William Callaghan
2017 SAHARA-J  
arguing for a new paradigm in scientific research, based on the development of global systems to maximise research collaborations.  ...  Knowledge management as a field is concerned with the management of knowledge, including the management of knowledge in research processes.  ...  Lessons for real-time response can also be drawn from disaster management, and how sociotechnical systems operate to achieve real-time outcomes (Callaghan, 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/17290376.2017.1375426 pmid:28922967 pmcid:PMC5639607 fatcat:lz7mljxdhnak5fi4t2epy4vk2a

The Application of Crowd Sourcing in Educational Activities

Monika Skaržauskaitė
2013 Social Technologies  
In recent decades, the rapid growth of innovative Internet-based information and communication technologies created a new field of opportunities for educational organizations to reach their goals.  ...  as a guide for crowdsourcing strategies.  ...  The essence of this theorem is "a randomly selected collection of problem solvers outperforms a collection of the best individual problem solvers."  ... 
doaj:1c3c2f8293774c1782d447b63104dc9d fatcat:n2pzahb63vew7nyg2degneakjq

Massively collaborative problem solving: new security solutions and new security risks

Kshanti Greene, Dan Thomsen, Pietro Michelucci
2012 Security Informatics  
The environments encourage problem solvers to decompose a complex problem into parts so that it can be solved by a community with diverse skills and experiences.  ...  Two preliminary investigations for a DARPA Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program are discussed herein.  ...  Integration selects a single working solution, based on evidence, from the chaotic, humandriven decomposition process. PARCEL's final stage determines the reward payout for solvers.  ... 
doi:10.1186/2190-8532-1-12 fatcat:jxugxo75krgfjbyxbq243rl6dq

Designing the Organization for User Innovation

Peter Keinz, Christoph Hienerth, Christopher Lettl
2012 Journal of Organization Design  
We then derive the implications for each user innovation strategy on key dimensions of organizational design.  ...  there is increasing consensus among practitioners and academics alike that we are in the midst of a paradigm shift from producer-centered and internal innovation processes toward user-centered and open  ...  the general attitude towards the company within the community.  ... 
doi:10.7146/jod.1.3.6346 fatcat:nmcque6s3ndklibtwb2ply7psa

Designing the Organization for User Innovation

Peter Keinz, Christoph Hienerth, Christopher Lettl
2012 Journal of Organization Design  
We then derive the implications for each user innovation strategy on key dimensions of organizational design.  ...  there is increasing consensus among practitioners and academics alike that we are in the midst of a paradigm shift from producer-centered and internal innovation processes toward user-centered and open  ...  the general attitude towards the company within the community.  ... 
doi:10.7146/jod.6346 fatcat:mqcvi4rfpvb2jjupwpxckgvlui

Crowdsourcing in business and management disciplines: an integrative literature review

Mokter Hossain
2015 Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research  
The objective of this study is to review crowdsourcing literature of the business and management disciplines and to know its relation with the open innovation concept.  ...  Based on identified gaps, future research avenues are presented.  ...  Acknowledgments The author is grateful to the Finnish Cultural Foundation for funding this study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40497-015-0039-2 fatcat:czmzbkrzcnbmlh2ws2nrrcsxje

A Field Trial on Mobile Crowdsourcing of News Content Factors Influencing Participation [chapter]

Heli Väätäjä, Esa Sirkkunen, Mari Ahvenainen
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To plan and manage the crowdsourcing activity the news publishers need information about the characteristics of the participants, participation patterns and motivations that could be provided by the crowdsourcing  ...  (possible impact on important issues in the environment or on community), task relevance (related to the background and participation motivation), and task engagingness have an effect on the participation  ...  Special thanks to Tuukka Muhonen and the editorial staff at Sanoma News/Vartti for their cooperation in the study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40477-1_4 fatcat:46fcqzia6jex3ipa2hnd5wr3fq

Crowdsourcing as a Model for Problem Solving

Daren C. Brabham
2008 Convergence. The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies  
Finally, this article proposes an agenda for research into crowdsourcing.  ...  This article also explores the possibilities for the model, its potential to exploit a crowd of innovators, and its potential for use beyond forprofit sectors.  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank Cassandra Van Buren, Hector Postigo, Glen Feighery, Annie Maxfield, and the editors and reviewers for all of their feedback in shaping this article.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1354856507084420 fatcat:nio6bl4ehnga3obvso27lsjvui

Mobile Participatory Sensing Systems: A Comprehensive Review

Ashley Rajoo, Kavi Khedo, Utam Mungur
2021 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Mobile Communications and Applications  
for assessment.  ...  Mobile Participatory Sensing Systems have the potential to improve different services through monitoring of the urban landscape using mobile devices based on the collaboration of thousands of mobile users  ...  In a disaster situation, authorities may be helpless, even having the best hardware and manpower.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.29-1-2021.168510 fatcat:4cdmw4n4ovfklfxmk6pvjfwsmu
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