Use Crowdsourcing as a Force Multiplier in Application Development


Archived Published: 31 March 2014 ID: G00258408

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Summary

Crowdsourcing is a powerful enabler for the application development organization, elevating application architects into leadership roles coordinating the activities of cutting-edge developers in a free market for technical talent.

Table of Contents

  • Summary of Findings
  • Analysis
    • Understanding Crowdsourced AD
      • Crowd Solving Is Key to Crowdsourced AD
      • Crowdsourcing and Cloud Computing
      • Crowdsourcing and Open Source
      • Crowdsourcing and Other Alternatives
      • Crowdsourcing and Hackathons
      • Linking Crowdsourcing to the SDLC
      • Using Crowdsourcing AD to Enhance Your Organization and Career
      • Apply Best Practices for Crowdsourced AD
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Recommendations
  • Notes
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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