Data scientists at Hivemind tested CloudFactory’s managed workforce and a leading crowdsourcing platform’s anonymous workers to complete a series of the same tasks, ranging from basic to more complicated, to determine which team delivered the highest-quality structured datasets and at what relative cost.
If you need people to process some portion of the big data that feeds your artificial intelligence, you need a reliable workforce. You’re not alone: more businesses are using in-house staff, contractors, and crowdsourcing to get this kind of work done, and industry analysts expect that trend to increase significantly over the next two years.
Artificial intelligence is finally taking off. Why now, and how are businesses using it? What are the challenges to implemention? In this white paper, we explore AI trends, the importance of choosing the right tools, and how to strategically deploy people in your tech-and-human stack.
Data is today’s gold, representing huge potential value for businesses. By analyzing data, you can discover patterns that can help you make smarter decisions, improve products, and disrupt entire industries. Download our guide to solve the dirty data problem.
Outsourcing has been a business strategy for as long as entrepreneurs have found alternatives that are less expensive than doing everything themselves. And offshoring has been a part of those same entrepreneurs’ vocabularies for the last 20 years. Impact Sourcing? Well, that’s a newer one.
Recently GigaOm did a bake-off with the top crowd labor platforms that provides an independent review of 6 Crowdsourcing Companies -- Crowd Computing Systems (now known as Workfusion), CloudFactory, Servio, CrowdSource, CrowdFlower, MobileWorks -- helping you to make the most informed vendor selection.
2015 was a big year for CloudFactory. From expanding our cloud-based workforce to providing relief to earthquake victims in Nepal, everything we experienced throughout the year brought us closer to our goal of creating 1 million digital-age jobs in the developing world.