Crowdtasking: Field Study on a Crowdsourcing Alternative

Daniel Auferbauer, Roman Ganhör, Hilda Tellioglu, Jasmin Pielorz
2016 International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
In this paper we elaborate on the concept of crowdtasking as a form of crowdsourcing. The paper describes the setup and boundaries of a first controlled live field test of a prototypical implementation of a possible crowdtasking workflow. The implemented workflow allows crisis managers rapid intelligence gathering due to direct and tailored task distribution. Practitioners of Crisis and Disaster Management and volunteer managers who were present during the field test made favourable comments on
more » ... the approach and its implementation. The analysis of the records and the conducted interviews give new insights and ideas for further development.
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