The nature of work across almost every industry is being disrupted by rapidly evolving digital technology - driving increased automation, affecting the proximity of where work is performed, and giving rise to new and open talent models. According to a recent study, approximately 47% of jobs could be automated in the next twenty years.
Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdComputing Systems (CCS), provider of the leading cloud workforce management platform, has integrated Twilio's cloud telephony API to improve the process of data collection for small business directories. Gathering and updating records for nearly 30 million SMBs is cost- and time-prohibitive for information providers.
Crowdsourcing is a specific sourcing model in which individuals or organizations use contributions from Internet users to obtain needed services or ideas. Crowdsourcing was coined in 2005 as a portmanteau This mode of sourcing to divide work between participants to achieve a cumulative result was already successful before the digital age (i.e., " offline").
Crowdcrafting is a crowdsourcing platform that invites volunteers to contribute to scientific projects developed by citizens, professionals or institutions that need help to solve problems, analyze data or complete challenging tasks that cannot be done by machines alone, but require human intelligence.
The new workforce is crowdsourced: What this means for dev and ops pros The Internet evolved from publishing to e-commerce and then on to collaboration and communication. Now, it's a powerful engine for disruption that harnesses a crowdsourced workforce. Not only are industries being disrupted but entire business and organizational models are being challenged-at pace.