The Difficulty of Building a Crowd

“The hardest part of crowdsourcing is to achieve critical mass and sustain the volume and activity of the crowd.” – Jeff Howe Journalist and crowdsourcing advocate Jeff Howe hit the [...]

The Difficulty of Building a Crowd2022-04-05T21:12:14+00:00

The Wisdom of Crowdsourcing

In 1906, British scientist Francis Galton took a day trip to the country fair that would uncover a principle critical to the idea of crowd-listening. It was the heyday of [...]

The Wisdom of Crowdsourcing2021-03-02T18:51:32+00:00

4 Advantages of Online Community Engagement

image courtesy of UWW ResNet via flickr Civic engagement is an age-old democratic concept: getting regular people to participate on an individual or collective level in order to [...]

4 Advantages of Online Community Engagement2022-04-05T20:20:33+00:00

IdeaScale Tools for Idea Evaluation

Last week, IdeaScale hosted a webinar with Totem’s Suzan Briganti about methods of evaluating ideas against something other than votes. Although voting and ratings can be an important tool in [...]

IdeaScale Tools for Idea Evaluation2021-03-02T19:06:21+00:00