The patent for invention 8,099,311 titled “systems and method for Routing a task to a User in a Workforce” is for a skills-based crowdsourcing system that selects workers among community experts taking in consideration their preferences and skills and taking into account performance and quality they delivered in the past.
“This patent confirms the uniqueness of CrowdEngineering’
The patent highlights the potential represented by Crowdsourcing, re-defining the unique connection between the Internet and the job market. Smart routing of tasks and assignments in a Crowdsourcing environment makes it a real alternative to insourced and outsourced activities. In a period of economic downturn, Crowdsourcing makes it easy to deploy and manage skilled resources giving to business a powerful opportunity to improve quality and optimize costs. At the same time Crowdsourcing make remote job opportunities available. Working from home or even from the local coffee shop is becoming a real alternative to the conventional office. The internet, zeroing distances, has finally made the job market globally accessible.
CrowdEngineering is a company leader in the Crowdsourcing and Social CRM businesses solutions in Europe and in U.S.A. Recently CrowdEngineering has launched crowd4self, a revolutionary product that makes crowdsourcing available for everyone in any business processes, which is integrated with Amazon Mechanic Turk. Today, a number of companies all over the world in the sphere of Telecommunications, Media, Finance and Public Administration thoughts to turn into Innovation Technology hiring CrowdEngineering to design and implement their crowdsourcing applications and their Social CRM strategy. CrowdEngineering raised $4M in a series A round in May 2011.