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Nov 2015 - Industry Development and Models - Doc # US40546315

2016 IDC FutureScape CIO Agenda Prediction 9: Supporting Digital Transformation with Crowdsourcing

By: Sanjay Gupta, Michael Jennett

Table of Contents

IDC Opinion

In This Study

Situation Overview

Crowdsourcing Model

Figure: Crowdsourcing Players

Figure: Delivery Options

Crowdsourcing Drivers

Business Demand

Challenges to Delivering DX Quickly

Increasing Workforce of Freelancers

Compelling Value Proposition of a Shared, Virtual Economy

Key Benefits of Crowdsourcing

Fast Turnaround

Cost Effective

Highly Scalable, On Demand

Challenges of Crowdsourcing


Need for Clear Objectives and Task Breakdown

Planning and Scheduling

Communications and Coordination

Software Licensing

Platform Cost

Future Outlook

Essential Guidance

Getting Started with Crowdsourcing


Medium Term

Long Term

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Figure: IT Executive Program Research Agenda Themes



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