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Is Crowdsourcing A Perfect Match for Innovation?

Innovation and Crowdsourcing: The Perfect Pair (via blog.mindjet.com) Crowdsourcing and innovation are like peas and carrots — they just go better together. And in today’s business world, there is an already an inherent co-dependency where they can never really operate separately with real success. In the below…

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The risk of joining a startup company

Startups Can Be Quick to Fire New Employees (via Dice News in Tech) If you are considering a job offer from a startup, think twice. Why? Because startup companies may not give a second thought when it comes to firing you. As The Wall Street Journal says, “[Startups] are reinventing the way companies work: Firing […]

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Crowdsourcing a constitution

Can you crowdsource a constitution? (via http://www.adigaskell.org) With the parlous state of government in the US in recent times, there has been much discussion and debate about how best to run public services.  Whilst the US has a clearly defined constitution that outlines the philosophies by which government should…

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CrowdSource expands by having an acquisition of key competitor

CrowdSource Announces Acquisition of Servio (via PR Newswire) Crowdsourcing leader strengthens industry position with acquisition of key competitor SWANSEA, Ill., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — CrowdSource, a leading provider of managed crowdsourcing solutions, announced today it has entered a definitive agreement…

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Blackboard’s work to support open source

Blackboard Launches Open Source Services Group (via PR Newswire) Company Will Support Both Commercial & Open Source Systems WASHINGTON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Blackboard Inc. today announced the launch of Blackboard Education Open Source Services, a new effort to support clients using open source education…