How to get the most out of crowdsourcing

When: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 7:30 PM

Where: Qualcomm Building QRC (Qualcomm Research Center)
5665 Morehouse Dr. Room 119-B
San Diego, CA 92121

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David Bratvold and Janelle Noble will be speaking about crowdsourcing this Tuesday.  From their own personal experiences of what they’ve learned in the industry, they’ll be covering the basics of crowdsourcing, along with detailed case studies, and practical advice.  Some of the topics they’ll be discussing:

  • What, exactly, is crowdsourcing
  • Different types of crowdsourcing
  • Crowdsourcing companies
  • How can it help you
  • Who is crowdsourcing for
  • Common myths of crowdsourcing
  • Case studies & examples

It will be an interactive discussion allowing you a chance to ask your crowdsourcing related questions.

David Bratvold is the founder and CEO of Prova, an advertising agency built on crowdsourcing principles.  David started Prova in 2008 in order to fix several problems associated with the traditional methods of ad design.

David also founded the #1 site for crowdsourcing news, The Daily Crowdsource, as a way to expand the crowdsourcing industry by educating the public on the pros and cons. The news site has quickly grown to be the #1 site for crowdsourcing news, with such programs as the Crowd Leaders, and Microvolunteering Wednesday.

Janelle Noble is Director of Marketing for Brightidea, the global leader in innovation management. In 2005, Brightidea launched the first online innovation platform designed to improve the effectiveness of any organization’s innovation process.

Join us for this month’s topic and make sure to bring your burning questions for great a discussion on crowdsourcing.

7:30-7:45 – Announcements, Member intros
7:45-8:30 – Topic and Discussion
8:30-9:00 – The usual networking and geek tech talk

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