The Resource Crowdsourcing for dummies, by David Alan Grier, (electronic resource)

Crowdsourcing for dummies, by David Alan Grier, (electronic resource)

Label
Crowdsourcing for dummies
Title
Crowdsourcing for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by David Alan Grier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Give your business the edge with crowd-power! Crowdsourcing is an innovative way of outsourcing tasks, problems or requests to a group or community online. There are lots of ways business can use crowdsourcing to their advantage: be it crowdsourcing product ideas and development, design tasks, market research, testing, capturing or analyzing data, and even raising funds. It offers access to a wide pool of talent and ideas, and is an exciting way to engage the public with your business. Crowdsourcing For Dummies is your plain-English guide to making crowdsourcing, crowdfun
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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1955 February 14-
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Grier, David Alan
Dewey number
  • 658.04
  • 658.4/058/0285/46
  • 658.4058028546
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD58.8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Organizational change
  • Industrial organization
  • Corporate culture
  • Employee selection
  • Business planning
  • Contracting out
  • Business planning
  • Contracting out
  • Corporate culture
  • Employee selection
  • Industrial organization
  • Organizational change
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industrial Management
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Outsourcing
Label
Crowdsourcing for dummies, by David Alan Grier, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0B49155C-F330-4C7D-A6B2-7F92EA400A8E
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Turning the Process Upside Down: Using a Crowdsourcing Tool
Contents
  • Crowdsourcing For Dummies; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organised; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Understanding Crowdsourcing Basics; Chapter 1: People Power: Getting a Feel for Crowdsourcing; What Is This Thing Called Crowdsourcing?; Considering Why People Crowdsource; Being a Crowdworker; Becoming a Crowdsourcer; Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Forms of Crowdsourcing and Crowdmarkets; Harnessing the Power of Divided Labour
  • Looking at the Rules that Govern How Crowdmarkets WorkChapter 3: Infiltrating the Crowd; Following the Crowdworker's Steps; Taking Lessons from Your Time as a Crowdworker; Joining the Staff of Wikipedia; Leaping into the Market with Amazon's Mechanical Turk; Donning the White Lab Coat: Zooniverse; Chapter 4: Joining the Crowdforce; Deciding to Join the Crowdforce; Considering Your Options; Getting Up and Running on a Macrotask Crowdmarket; Protecting Yourself as a Macrotasker; Making the Bid in Macrotasking; Completing the Macrotask; Part II: Looking at the Different Forms of Crowdsourcing
  • Chapter 5: Creating CrowdcontestsReaping the Benefits of Crowdcontests; Understanding Types of Crowdcontest; Running a Crowdcontest; Improving the Crowdcontest; Considering an Example: The Business Logo; Chapter 6: Raising Money with Crowdfunding; Knowing the Basics of Crowdfunding; Running a Crowdfunding Project; Considering an Example: Creating a Playground; Accumulating Equity for a Company; Chapter 7: Making Use of Macrotasks; Getting to Grips with Macrotasking; Seeing the Benefits of Macrotasks; Identifying Macrotasks; Preparing the Macrotask; Beginning the Macrotask
  • Choosing a MacrotaskerEnding the Macrotask; Considering an Example: Creating an App; Chapter 8: Managing with Microtasks; Identifying Tasks That You Can Microsource; Knowing How the Microtasking Process Works; Working through an Example with Mechanical Turk; Chapter 9: Combining the Intelligence of Self-Organised Crowds; Getting to Grips with Self-Organised Crowds; Determining What You Need the Crowd to Do: Information Gathering and Decision Making; Designing the Process; Organising a Prediction Market; Part III: Building Skill; Chapter 10: Engaging the Crowd with Your Project
  • Getting Started with CrowdbuildingInviting People to Join Your Crowd; Fostering Community Spirit; Sustaining the Crowd's Interest; Teaching and Training; Chapter 11: Instructing the Crowd; Preparing the Fundamental Message: Writing a Statement of Work; Connecting the Kneebone to the Thighbone: Creating Instructions; Getting Feedback on Your Guidance; Chapter 12: Crowdsourcing with Social Media; Knowing the Benefits and the Limitations of Social Media Crowdsourcing; Building a Private Crowd with Social Media; Doing Simple Crowdsourcing with Social Media
Control code
ocn833764941
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119943853
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)833764941
Label
Crowdsourcing for dummies, by David Alan Grier, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0B49155C-F330-4C7D-A6B2-7F92EA400A8E
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Turning the Process Upside Down: Using a Crowdsourcing Tool
Contents
  • Crowdsourcing For Dummies; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organised; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Understanding Crowdsourcing Basics; Chapter 1: People Power: Getting a Feel for Crowdsourcing; What Is This Thing Called Crowdsourcing?; Considering Why People Crowdsource; Being a Crowdworker; Becoming a Crowdsourcer; Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Forms of Crowdsourcing and Crowdmarkets; Harnessing the Power of Divided Labour
  • Looking at the Rules that Govern How Crowdmarkets WorkChapter 3: Infiltrating the Crowd; Following the Crowdworker's Steps; Taking Lessons from Your Time as a Crowdworker; Joining the Staff of Wikipedia; Leaping into the Market with Amazon's Mechanical Turk; Donning the White Lab Coat: Zooniverse; Chapter 4: Joining the Crowdforce; Deciding to Join the Crowdforce; Considering Your Options; Getting Up and Running on a Macrotask Crowdmarket; Protecting Yourself as a Macrotasker; Making the Bid in Macrotasking; Completing the Macrotask; Part II: Looking at the Different Forms of Crowdsourcing
  • Chapter 5: Creating CrowdcontestsReaping the Benefits of Crowdcontests; Understanding Types of Crowdcontest; Running a Crowdcontest; Improving the Crowdcontest; Considering an Example: The Business Logo; Chapter 6: Raising Money with Crowdfunding; Knowing the Basics of Crowdfunding; Running a Crowdfunding Project; Considering an Example: Creating a Playground; Accumulating Equity for a Company; Chapter 7: Making Use of Macrotasks; Getting to Grips with Macrotasking; Seeing the Benefits of Macrotasks; Identifying Macrotasks; Preparing the Macrotask; Beginning the Macrotask
  • Choosing a MacrotaskerEnding the Macrotask; Considering an Example: Creating an App; Chapter 8: Managing with Microtasks; Identifying Tasks That You Can Microsource; Knowing How the Microtasking Process Works; Working through an Example with Mechanical Turk; Chapter 9: Combining the Intelligence of Self-Organised Crowds; Getting to Grips with Self-Organised Crowds; Determining What You Need the Crowd to Do: Information Gathering and Decision Making; Designing the Process; Organising a Prediction Market; Part III: Building Skill; Chapter 10: Engaging the Crowd with Your Project
  • Getting Started with CrowdbuildingInviting People to Join Your Crowd; Fostering Community Spirit; Sustaining the Crowd's Interest; Teaching and Training; Chapter 11: Instructing the Crowd; Preparing the Fundamental Message: Writing a Statement of Work; Connecting the Kneebone to the Thighbone: Creating Instructions; Getting Feedback on Your Guidance; Chapter 12: Crowdsourcing with Social Media; Knowing the Benefits and the Limitations of Social Media Crowdsourcing; Building a Private Crowd with Social Media; Doing Simple Crowdsourcing with Social Media
Control code
ocn833764941
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119943853
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)833764941

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