Foreign experience of using crowdsourcing to solve scientific and technological challenges

The article reveals the foreign experience of using crowdsourcing in solving scientific and technical challenges. There are two types of crowdsourcing considered in the article: internal, with the involvement of the company employees, and external, with the involvement of solvers from outside the company. The analysis of the problems of internal crowdsourcing, including of NASA experience, and the problems of external crowdsourcing are given. Recommendations for elimination of these problems and the forecast of the development of innovative crowdsourcing for the future are given as well

Keywords: crowdsourcing, scientific and technical challenges, internal and external crowdsourcing, problems of crowdsourcing, prospects for the development of crowdsourcing.


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