Droidcon India 2012

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Crowdsourcing – How the Crowd can drive your mobile business

Submitted by Philipp Kandal (@apphil) on Thursday, 20 September 2012

Section: General Topics Technical level: Beginner Session type: Lecture

Abstract

Present people the necessary tools and technologies needed in order to embed a profitable

Outline

Crowdsourcing and consumer-to-consumer commerce is a highly hyped area with prominent examples such as Airbnb, Waze or Wikipedia. This workshop will focus on bringing you all the knowledge to develop a successful crowdsourcing strategy. It will present the tools and technologies needed for the implementation (e.g. versioning, authority & trust).

Requirements

Knowledge about mobile development in general

Speaker bio

Philipp Kandal is co-founder and CTO of skobbler, one of Europe’s leading mobile and app development companies focusing on location based services. Skobbler is one of the few profitable consumer app providers and has won the Navteq LBS challenge 2009 as the most innovative European LBS start-up and currently has over 3 million users. The company's headquarter is in Berlin but has the majority of the team in Cluj, with more than 60 people. Philipp is in charge of the Romanian development team, the German product management and is also a board member at skobbler. Currently, he is most occupied with the expansion of the mobile development teams, further product launches and pushing the international expansion.

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