The implementation of crowdsourcing in companies: the case of NASA

Belleggia, Ludovica (A.A. 2020/2021) The implementation of crowdsourcing in companies: the case of NASA. Tesi di Laurea in Digital economy and innovation, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Ioannis Kallinikos, pp. 41. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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Introduction and research question. Literature review. History and definitions of crowdsourcing. Characteristics of crowdsourcing. Actors of crowdsourcing. Typologies of crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing vs. open source. Crowdsourcing vs. wisdom of crowds. Pros and cons of crowdsourcing. Conceptual analysis. Crowdsourcing in science. Innocentive platform. Crowdsourcing at NASA. Empirical illustration: NASA crowdsourcing projects. Astronaut glove challenge. Lunar lander challenge. International space station (ISS) longeron challenge. Kevlar and Vectran strain measurement challenge. Non-invasive intracranial pressure measurement challenge. Strong tether challenge. Challenge adoption choice. Statements of deputy manager of NASA’s center of excellence for collaborative innovation.


Bibliografia: pp. 38-41.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Management and Computer Science, English language (L-18)
Chair: Digital economy and innovation
Thesis Supervisor: Kallinikos, Ioannis
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Summer
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2021 14:03
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2021 14:03


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