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Jun 23

Takeaways from the Crowdsourcing Week D.C. Summit

By Michael Contreras

For some, crowdsourcing is simply the latest buzzword to describe contingent work. However, for those who gathered at the Impact Hub last Thursday in Washington, D.C. at the CSW Summit, crowdsourcing is an effective way to do business.

Jun 20

AI Company CrowdFlower Raises $20M for Crowdsourcing

By Michael Contreras

Buzzwords such as 'Artificial Intelligence' and 'Crowdsourcing,' once predominantly used by the Tech Industry, are now becoming commonplace. As artificial intelligence increasingly enters our homes, CrowdFlower is aiming to accelerate the development of these technologies and the rate in which society adopts them by tapping into the crowd.

Jun 08

Q&A With Epi Ludvik Nekaj, Founder & CEO of Crowdsourcing Week

By Michael Contreras

We are one week away from Crowdsourcing Week's North American Summit in Washington, D.C.! To gear up for this event, we sat down for a Q&A with the Founder & CEO of Crowdsourcing Week, Epi Ludvik Nekaj. Here's what we discussed:

1. Why did you choose Washington, D.C. As CSW’s first North American host city?

Jun 06

United Nations and GatherIQ Launch Humanitarian Crowdsourcing Campaign

By Michael Contreras

The United Nations Migration Agency is leveraging big data and crowdsourcing tactics to help solve the global humanitarian crises.

May 31

ONC Announces Winners of its Move Health Data Forward Challenge

By Michael Contreras

This morning, the Health and Human ServicesOffice of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced its winners for the Move Health Data Forward Challenge.

May 23

President Trump Signs Executive Order Establishing American Technology Council

By Michael Contreras

Earlier this month, President Trump signed an executive order creating the American Technology Council (ATC) to bring in fresh perspectives and new technologies into the Federal Government’s operations. In particular, this executive order aims to modernize the White House, with a heavy focus on improving its use of digital technology.

May 17

'Háblame Bebé' Wins HRSA Bridging the Word Gap Challenge

By Michael Contreras

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has officially concluded its ‘Bridging the Word Gap Challenge,’ an effort to reduce the vast vocabulary disparity between children from low-income families versus higher-income families.

May 15

Crowdsourcing Week Summit D.C. (June 15) Will Bring Crowd Innovation to Center Stage

By Michael Contreras

We live in very exciting times. Technology is fuelling disruptive business models. Companies can engage with customers on entirely new levels. Crowds are being tapped into for wide-reaching applications from healthcare to aerospace research, and even to solve some of the world’s most critical challenges.

May 09

Highlights from the HRSA Word Gap Challenge Demo Day

By Michael Contreras

In 2015, SensisChallenges launched a government challenge for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

May 02

SensisChallenges and Crowdsourcing Week Team Up for North American Summit

By Michael Contreras

The second wave of the crowd economy is here! Crowdsourced innovation, collective intelligence (AI + HI),  and a 10x mindset is needed in order for organizations to become the engine of innovation. Crowdsourcing Week Summit D.C.​ connects you with top experts in crowdsourcing, crowd innovation and blockchain enabled economy.