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… sales and marketing. He has assisted with an IPO and several corporate acquisitions as part of a management team or as a board member. He’s lived overseas for years and traveled extensively for business on all continents.

Petri Hakkarainen, Solutions Manager

Petri has twenty years professional experience of software engineering and development in telecom, mobile, embedded systems and industrial automation areas. He has over decade experience of international multi-site

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Bringing anarchy to the creative process – When distributed work meets interesting web content

Posted on by Ida Hakola

… something can be done. At Vapa we are almost intoxicated by trying to get into the minds of our site’s followers and readers. Whether it is with articles, videos, blogs or random piece of texts, we aim to please our readers. So what could be crowdsourced in this process? The writing process itself might be hard to share, though there are exceptions. Ever heard of the sci-fi book Metro 2033? Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky started publishing chapters of his unfinished book on the web …

Tags: Content Management crowd crowdsourcing crowdsourcing platform distributed work Dmitry Glukhovsky Idea Metro 2033 Microsoft Site Management Web Applications Web content

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Manufacturing success: how to use crowdsourcing to enhance innovation and product development

Posted on by Derek Singleton

… half I’ve been covering the manufacturing industry as a software analyst for Software Advice, a site that reviews manufacturing software. Lately, I’ve spent a lot of time analyzing how tools such as Salesforce’s Chatter are making their way into the industry and how they can improve supply chain and shop floor collaboration.

All of this got me thinking: why should collaboration be limited to in-house experts? How can companies alter their processes so that outsiders can help? …

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Flop Idol: another crowdsourcing contest site gets Minted

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… option. As a “last ditch move” Minted decided to turn its business into a design-contest site. Instead of having a team of in-house designers, it crowdsourced them, pitching hopeful designers against each other in a kind of talent contest, with winners chosen by vote.

For Minted, crowdsourcing meant more originality in the designs and (more importantly) plenty of exposure. Oh, and $5.5m worth of investment and sales upwards of $11m.

Of course, as readers of this blog know, Minted …

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Down on MyFarm: gamification goes rural

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… of online amateurs) will put it into practice.

To avoid disaster help things along, the MyFarm site is fully equipped with web-cams, informative blogs and (of course) discussion forums. So far 1280 people have signed up to the site and are hotly debating issues like wildlife management, crop rotation and how many magic beans a rare-breed organic cow is worth. The first official farming vote ( Sow or No! ) is scheduled for today, May 26th.

Milking the trend?

Inevitably, the media has …

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