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Crowdsourcing Application Development Will Fail Without Proper Planning and Risk Mitigation

Published: 09 July 2014

ID: G00259758

Analyst(s): Kris Doering, Gilbert van der Heiden, Helen Huntley

Summary

As adoption of crowdsourcing increases, security, legal and other risks must be identified and mitigated. Sourcing managers, along with all stakeholders, should plan for the use of crowdsourcing for application development by assigning roles, evaluating options and developing risk mitigation plans.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Utilize an Experienced Crowdsourcing Firm in the Community
  • Identify and Mitigate Risks Associated With Crowdsourcing

Case Study

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