Seminar: Crowdsourcing and Enterprise Social Media

On Wednesday 24th November at 14:30, we will be hosting a seminar on recent applications of crowdsourcing and social media in enterprises. Crowdsourcing has been defined as the outsourcing of tasks, traditionally performed by an employee or contractor, to an undefined, large group of people or community (a crowd) through an open call.

The presenters are listed below and the venue will be Lloyd Institute room 1.07. All are welcome. [map]

1. Mikhail Timofeev (Symantec/TCD) “Identifying Leaders in Consumer Community Forums”

2. Georgia Demetriou (University of Manchester) “Benefit-Driven Participation in Open Organisational Social Media Platforms: The Case of the SAP Community Network”

3. Anna Kleszcynska (Lingotek/TCD) “Applications of Crowdsourcing in Translation: Motivations and Outcomes in Five Organisations”

For more information contact Dr. Simon McGinnes, Information Systems Discipline, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

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