Explainer: What you need to know about crowdsourcing

What is crowdsourcing?

Why use crowdsourcing?

The Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge crowdsources innovative solutions from a large number of cities.

When to use crowdsourcing?

Who’s in the crowd?

What are limitations of crowdsourcing?

The winners of San José’s “Unleash Your Geek” crowdsourcing challenge devised a way to use a drone to remove graffiti from overpasses and other hard-to-reach places.

Where is crowdsourcing headed?



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