An interesting infographic takes a look at the practice of crowdsourcing projects: what it means, where the term originated, and how it works. The pros and cons of the technique are also lightly discussed.
Crowdsourcing is all around us, used by brands we use everyday. But what is crowdsourcing and how are companies taking advantage of the powerful collaborative abilities of the internet? Questions:
- Crowdsourcing = crowd + outsourcing?
- What companies use crowdsourcing?
- How is crowdsourcing used?
- How big is crowdsourcing?
- What are the benefits?
- What are the downsides?
Download infographic: dailyinfographic.com