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PeopleCloud for the Globally Integrated Enterprise

  • Maja Vukovic
  • Mariana Lopez
  • Jim Laredo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6275)

Abstract

Crowdsourcing has emerged as the new on-line distributed production model in which people collaborate and may be awarded to complete a task. While many existing services enable enterprises to employ the wisdom of crowd, there is no existing practice defined for integration of crowdsourcing with the business processes. We propose PeopleCloud, as the (1) mechanism to enable access to scalable workforce on-line, connecting it to the enterprise and (2) an interface to services required for crowdsourcing tasks. We define requirements for PeopleCloud, based on our experiences in employing wisdom of crowd to source business and IT information within the enterprise.

Keywords

Collaborative intelligence Crowdsourcing Globalization 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maja Vukovic
    • 1
  • Mariana Lopez
    • 2
  • Jim Laredo
    • 1
  1. 1.IBM T.J.Watson ResearchHawthorneUSA
  2. 2.Carnegie Mellon UniversityUSA

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