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The Rise of Crowdsourcing and the Gamified Generation - How They Are Changing the Way We Work

Harvard Innovation Lab

Thursday, August 1, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

Boston, MA

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The Rise of Crowdsourcing and the Gamified Generation - How They Are Changing the Way We Work


Morgan Lynch, CEO of Needle, started one of the first successful crowdsourced companies in the world called Logoworks (acquired by HP in 2007). By utilizing a gamified model to attract and incentivize a highly talented pool of graphic designers from all parts of the world, Lynch saw firsthand the convergence of two emerging trends that are going to dramatically shape employee/employer relationships in the future: remote workers (or "iworkers") and radical shifts in how the next generation of workers are motivated. Morgan will present learnings from both Logoworks and Needle on how companies must adapt to access a generation of workers who have a different perception of what "work" means and where it gets done, along with how to access the intrinsic motivation of a gamified generation.


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Harvard Innovation Lab
125 Western Avenue
Boston, MA 02163

Thursday, August 1, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)


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Harvard Innovation Lab

Launched in November 2011, the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab) serves as a resource for students from across Harvard interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The programming offered by the i-lab is designed to help students grow their ventures at any stage of development and covering a wide range of disciplines. The i-lab fosters unprecedented collaboration among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston communities.

 

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