Community-Sourcing in Virtual Societies
Keywords:Virtual Community, Community-Sourcing, Open Source Model, Crowdsourcing, Management System
The paper studies the approaches to development of goods
with active participation of virtual community members. The concept of
community-sourcing is presented as an alternative to the open source model
and crowdsourcing. On that foundation a conceptual model of resource
management system that use some current good practices of the IT industry
is proposed. Results obtained in a virtual community implementing the
model are presented as a validation attempt.
ACM Computing Classification System (1998): H.5.3., H.3.5., J.4., K.3.1., K.4.3., K.6.1.