march 14, 2013Analysis: Investments and Investors in Social Business
The subject of social business investments is extremely important for start-upsand their investors. However, there has been little relevant information both in Russia and abroad. So I am very pleased to present the exclusive results of a fresh analysis performed by LINEX (in Russian).13110
february 27, 2013Potential of Collective Intelligence: When Will We Be Able to Forecast “Black Swans”?
The recent plans of the Pentagon to predict the future via monitoring Twitter (in Russian) have caused a sensation among many people. But it is no surprise at all.15130
february 11, 2013Disseminators of Ideas: Who and Where are They?
One of the most important results of any crowdsourcing project is producing valuable ideas on some topic or solutions to some problem, depending on the project goals. Equally important is recognizing talented people. Yes indeed, just look at the slogan our company’s home page boasts9040
february 4, 2013How Facilitator Salaries Depend on Investments
I am ashamed to admit that although the success of our business relies on facilitators, we have written very little about them. In our tag cloud the font size of the facilitator tag is smaller than that of IBM, Spigit and even Seminar tags.12540
february 1, 2013Being a Witologist or What It’s Like to Come to Witology Office Every Day
«Ours is a tough job», says a song. These words can be applied to our work at Witology — difficulties are cropping up all over…8750
january 30, 2013Crowdassessment: New Prospects for Staff Assessment
Staff Assessment is a standardized multi-faceted personnel performance evaluation that includes interviews, psychological tests, business games, etc. You can use such an evaluation to hire, train and develop staff, assess how employees perform their duties and whether they are able to perform new functions, assign some employees management positions and recommend others for promotion, as well as evaluate the potential of employees and plan staff development programs, etc.10620
january 9, 20132013 IT Forecast: Cloud-based Union of People and Computers
Most international experts and IT analysts believe that there will be tectonic shifts in technologies and developed economies in the coming years. Not only the technology industry will be fundamentally affected, but also all other industries in which information and communications technologies play a major role...10650
december 26, 2012Are We Outstripping the Rest of the World?
Innovations are not thriving in Russia. Everyone from the RF President (in Russian) to international rating agencies acknowledge this fact. According to Booz & Company, the level of innovation of either a country or company depends on the ability to generate new ideas and effectively commercialize them. Gartner’s analysts believe that crowdsourcing is a very promising novel technology that can effectively facilitate the generation of good ideas.13620
november 26, 2012Tools That Corporate Social Media Must Have, and Which They Lack So Far
The Brainyard’s experts compiled a list of features that should be necessarily incorporated into corporate social networks/platforms to enable companies to compete and win against competitors in 2013 – ‘Enterprise Social Networks: Must-Have Features Guide.’9150
november 23, 2012Social Business: What is Really Going on in Companies?
Over the last few years, rapidly spreading social networking technologies have dramatically changed most countries’ political and social practices. Can the technologies cause similar ‘tectonic changes’ in the business field? Are there any perceptible changes brought about by social media for business? Which companies can benefit from these changes? And how?7910