When to crowdsource. Improvement in communication technologies and information flow has changed the fundamental organization of both our social and commercial networks. Crowdsourced work is the natural next step to a decentralized and global labor force.
While the paper here provides coarse guidelines, a much finer understanding is required: what are the target-tasks for crowds? and who are the target-crowds? How can larger jobs can be divided into decoupled tasks that can then be crowdsourced? Is it possible that future generations around the world will make their living by being full-time crowd-workers? Via Follow the Crowd