28 Jul '16, 7pm

How to Run a Successful Mobile Crowdsourcing Project

How to Run a Successful Mobile Crowdsourcing Project

Photo: Tim Robberts/Getty Images Want to do something really big and comprehensive, but don’t have the time or the resources to do it yourself? The solution has long been crowdsourcing—thousands of volunteers contributed to the Oxford English Dictionary in the 19th century, for example. Now smartphones are making such projects easier than ever. Instant updates from users can allow for services that once we could only dream of, such as Waze, Google’s real-time traffic monitoring app. But would-be mobile crowdsourcers must be aware of smartphone users’ particular concerns or they are likely to fail. First, choose the right type of task. Christian Rozsenich, managing director at crowdsourcing provider Clickworker , based in Essen, Germany, says short tasks suit mobile users best. They can easily handle image processing and pattern recognition tasks that require fewer than 10 ...

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