Want More? 5 Crowdsourcing Case Studies

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If you’ve read everything so far, you should now be curious to delve into more crowdsourcing experiences. Here is a small selection of noteworthy case studies.

CRISIS MAPPER: this article presents Crisis Mappers, a case of crowdsourcing used for disaster response. The network leverages mobile and web-based applications, participatory maps and crowdsourced event data, satellite imagery  and computational models in order to give rapid response to complex humanitarian emergencies.  The article explain why this is a huge innovation with a significant social impact.

WIRED Crowdsourced Tablet Mag: this article describes an experiment made by Wired in collaboration with Cisco: create a tablet magazine issue in just two days. Nothing special? Check out the entire article to understand why this project was so innovative. “The Connective” is now available for free as a digital magazine.

The Decline of WIKIPEDIA: Wikipedia, the sixth most widely used website, is operated by a community…

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