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Гений толпы

by Svetlana Sicular  |  February 5, 2014

If Russian is Greek to you, use translation tools such as Google Translate or — they will express the gist of my text. But if you want nuances, crowdsourced...

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Predictions for 2014: Mind the (R & D IT) Gap

by Michael Shanler  |  December 13, 2013

When the snow starts to fall in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere, and the Southern Hemisphere packs their Bermuda shorts and suntan lotion…this signifies only one thing at Gartner: ...

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Collective Chaos or Communal Consciousness?

by Rob Addy  |  July 4, 2012

The "wisdom" of the collective may be a slight oversell. Sometimes the crowd moves in mysterious ways. It's not an omni-present all knowing sentient entity. No, that’s a gross over...

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The Benevolent Dictator Principle

by Darin Stewart  |  April 4, 2011

A few years ago, media incubator partnered with Wired magazine in a decidedly meta project called Assignment Zero.  The idea was to use crowdsourcing to produce an in depth...

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Life after E-Government: from Cloud to Crowd

by Andrea Dimaio  |  November 8, 2010

Last week I attended the Government Leaders Forum organized by Microsoft in Brussels. Unsurprisingly, the event - although targeted to senior government executives and policy makers - mentioned the term...

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Crowdsourcing Is Far From Easy for Government

by Andrea Dimaio  |  August 5, 2010

An article on The Guardian yesterday highlighted the failure of one of the crowdsourcing experiments launched by the new coalition government in the UK. According to the article The government's...

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Should Governments Develop iPhone Apps?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  July 14, 2010

I was following an interesting debate on Twitter about a recent BBC article pointing out that the UK government would have spent too much money developing iPhone applications, when it...

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"In-Crowd" Sourcing

by Thor Madsen  |  May 3, 2010

Innovation doesn’t happen in a bubble.  Organizations such as IBM, Netflix and P&G provide examples of breaking through boundaries by sourcing innovation to the “crowd” with step-change results at a fraction of...

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The Bright Dark Side of Government 2.0: Are We Ready?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 19, 2010

As most conversations about government 2.0 and open government revolve around how governments can be more transparent, offer new avenues for citizens to participate, push a goldmine of machine readable...

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by Andrea Dimaio  |  January 7, 2010

In a post published on the White House blog my friend and former colleague Dave McClure invited people to join the Dialogue opened to ask people suggestions about how to...

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