Monthly Archives: February 2012
I have just seen the video of Peter Weyland’s speech at TED 2023, shown below. It is a superb piece, bringing together ideas, performance, and production to create a powerful impression in a few minutes. I had to do some research to find what the speech is actually promoting. At the end of the movie
[This post first appeared on the Getting Results From Crowds book website] One of the most important issues in using service marketplaces is choosing between fixed fees and hourly rates. Click on the image for full-size pdf
Crowdsourcing is moving to the center not just of discussion, but of business and society. That is becoming increasingly evident through the events being run as well as in what companies are doing. Moving beyond the increasing proliferation of conferences and workshops on crowdsourcing (for which I am partly responsible), we are now seeing a
A while back we released our Map of the ExaTrends of the Decade. We are now releasing a series of short videos delving into the ExaTrends, starting with Reputation Economy. Some of the issues covered in the video include: * The amount of data we have now is enabling the measurement of reputation * Influence
I recently noticed that a blog post I did back in 2008 on the joys of self-employment has been getting some solid traffic lately. In the post I ran through the history of how I came to work for myself, and gave 7 reasons that matter to me for why I infinitely prefer to work
[This post first appeared on the Getting Results From Crowds book website] One of the most important implications of organizations shifting to crowdsourcing and crowd work is the need for effective project management structures. We cover Project Management in Chapter 14 of Getting Results From Crowds. The chapter opens with an excellent case study of
The site rossdawson.com has long been where I point potential clients for my keynote speaking and other personal work. As usual it has taken longer than planned, but we now have just launched an entirely redesigned website.