Types of crowdsourcing initiatives

In the current literature there are different typologies of crowdsourcing initiatives based on different criteria. Howe, Brabham and others propose their own. In this post I discuss the integrated typology I have developed and published with my PhD supervisor. Sigue leyendo

What is crowdsourcing? Towards an integrated crowdsourcing definition

For the crowdsourcing to reach a solid theoretical base, a first step it should be taken is to articulate a comprehensive definition to distinguish CS from those initiatives that are not CS. In this post I suggest a comprehensive definition of crowdsourcing, a definition which will be published by a scientific journal shortly. Sigue leyendo