Crowdsourcing: When the Power of Many Benefits All
With thousands of people in the world dedicated to genealogy it’s perfectly possible to manage community work to take advantage of the labor of each individual towards the common goal of the community.
Learn how to implement crowd-sourcing projects in an efficient way to transcribe, translate, scan or collect information like big companies and organizations: Facebook, Google, Ancestry, FamilySearch and MyHeritage have implemented crowd-sourcing projects for many years in order to take advantage of the power of the individuals work under the correct management in order to achieve a mayor goal that will benefit the complete community.
Daniel Horowitz is MyHeritage Chief Genealogist, providing key contributions in the areas of product development, customer support and public affairs; contacting genealogy societies, bloggers and media. Daniel is also heading the company’s Translation department, where he has been instrumental in increasing MyHeritage’s global language support. A power genealogist, researcher and lecturer himself, Daniel holds board level positions in a few genealogical societies. With a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering and a Specialization in Education & Management of Educational Institutions, he has a deep understanding of the needs of today’s family history enthusiasts.