How Data Cleansing Can Help Prevent Mixed Signals

By: Brittany Corners | Published: June 4, 2014

Data providers are often tasked with ensuring that the information their systems produce is easy to read and valuable for clients. Incorrect or corrupted data can send mixed signals by delivering bad information to customers or including typos and formatting errors that may render otherwise high-quality information unusable. The process of data cleansing takes your […]

Accurate and Fast Data Categorization through Crowdsourcing

By: Brittany Corners | Published: March 25, 2014

Data categorization is an essential process to many companies, but it can be time-consuming and therefore costly. A crowdsourced data categorization solution is the perfect way to perform these tasks quickly, accurately and at low cost. 

Call in the Data Cleansing Corps

By: Brittany Corners | Published: March 20, 2014

While managing an enterprise’s e-commerce, can you keep up with the cleaning too? It’s not your desk we’re thinking about; it’s your product catalog. One of CrowdSource’s specialties is data cleansing, so if you lack the resources to make every page of your catalog correct and complete, we want to do it for you. We […]

The Scary Truth: Microtasking and Its Connection With Gen Y

By: Brittany Corners | Published: October 28, 2013

Halloween doesn’t just give three-year-olds the goosebumps anymore. It also gives retailers that eerie feeling that the biggest months in retail are upon us. It’s scary to imagine the billions of dollars spent online shopping during this time. However, it’s even scarier to imagine the billions of dollars in missed opportunity that could have been […]

5 Benefits of Crowdsourcing Big Data

By: Sammie Schweissguth | Published: October 9, 2013

Tapping into stores of data to fuel innovation isn’t a new concept. Long before we could access unlimited streams of information with a few keystrokes, smart business leaders relied upon a variety of resources to make the decisions that drove their success. The question isn’t whether you should be mining big data to improve distributed processing and analysis. It’s how […]

How to Approach Big Data Efficiently - 3 Resourceful Ways

By: Alex Chrum | Published: September 26, 2013

In the past two years, we have collectively created 90 percent of the world’s data, and that explosion of new information shows no signs of slowing down. Nearly every sector — from the healthcare industry to the government to e-commerce — is poised to benefit from the actionable insights that big data can provide, but […]

Here Is a Method That Is Helping Online Publishers Boost ROI

By: Alex Chrum | Published: September 18, 2013

Innovative, out-of-the-box solutions are more important than ever for businesses that want to stay competitive while maximizing the returns on their investments. Forward-thinking businesses are using crowdsourcing to meet their needs while making the most of their budgets: they use the crowd to scrub data, to predict market trends, to generate product ideas and, as […]