Cloud Factory founder and CEO, Mark Sears, dropped by COCO Downtown Minneapolis on Thursday, October 1 to discuss the “Uberization of Work.” During this lunch ‘n learn, Mark explained how The Uberization of Work is all about staying lean, scaling fast and working smarter. As a startup, you may be finding yourself transitioning from a … Read more
The primary motivation for companies to crowdsource, whether for labor, design, ideas or funding, is to reduce costs in a challenging economic environment, as well as to harness the skills, collective knowledge and wisdom of the crowds to complement the skills of their employees.
New York UniversityAnindya Ghose, professor at NYU Stern School of Business: Crowdsourcing is not entirely a new concept. In the year 2000, the CEO of Goldcorp, Stan McEwen, shocked the gold industry with the Goldcorp Challenge. McEwen wanted new ideas of where to dig for gold, and he figured that if his employees couldn’t find the gold then someone else would be able to. By all means this was a blockbuster success. In all more than 110 sites wer...
CloudFactory provides an on-demand workforce focused on the tedious and repetitive work that lies deep inside every organization. This is the very work that needs to get done in order to grow and scale.
Call it the "sharing economy", the "gig economy" or "workforce virtualization", the bottom line is that on-demand platforms and services are fundamentally changing the way the world works and how we interact with businesses of all shapes and sizes.
Businesses are increasingly turning to on-demand workforces to scale faster and smarter. In this SlideShare, we share the evolution of the on-demand economy and specific examples of companies that are helping businesses across the enterprise.
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Faster, more efficient robots. Intelligent computers capable of learning new tasks. A vast pool of freelance human talent, accessible to employers on demand, over the Internet. The future of work is already here. Are company leaders ready to embrace it?
CloudFactory is an online work platform for data-intensive processes, which allows technology companies to add human-powered features to their software platforms.
CloudFactory’s unique combination of advanced technology and talented people lets SaaS (Software as a Service) companies grow by introducing new and improved features they can’t develop with technology alone.
The company aims to connect 1 million people to online work, while raising them up as leaders to address poverty in their own communities.