Carnegie-Mellon Study Concludes Crowdsourcing has a Long-Term Payoff

By Joe McKendrick, SmartPlanet, February 6, 2012

Summary: Is crowdsourcing a try-it-once fad, or a business idea that will stick over the long run? Typically, for those that have tried crowdsourcing, the number of ideas generated decline over time, and actual implementation rates for posted ideas end up being disappointingly low. But at this point the crowdsourcing process may be delivering more value than first realized, a new study out of Carnegie-Mellon University concludes.

For full text of the article, visit Crowdsourcing has a longer-term payoff than originally thought: study | SmartPlanet.

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