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Appirio’s Crowdsourcing Services Platform Evolves in Response to a Growing Connected Workforce

Recent redesign offers a single unified experience for the nearly one million community members Indianapolis, IN -- November 19, 2015 -- The almost one million members of the Topcoder community, Appirio’s global crowdsourcing community of designers, developers and data scientists, are now logging into an even more engaging, user-friendly experience. The latest upgrades to… Read More

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Six Global Champions Earn Top Honors in Programming and Design at the 2015 Topcoder Open

Winners announced from among the best talent in the globe after grueling competition Indianapolis, IN -- November 17, 2015 -- This past week in Indianapolis, the world’s best programmers, data scientists and designers competed head-to-head for global champion bragging rights and cash prizes. Six new champions have emerged from the 2015 Topcoder Open (TCO15), Appirio’s… Read More

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World’s Top Programmers Compete for the 2015 Topcoder Open Championship Title

TCO15 finalists from around the globe travel to Indianapolis for the ultimate coding battle   Indianapolis, IN — November 4, 2015 — In the final battle of the 2015 Topcoder Open (TCO15), the world’s most talented programmers will compete live on stage for the championship title. The three-day competitive programming event will take place November… Read More

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The Messi of Coding


For its stars, sport programming means school and job offers The grand finale of Facebook’s Hacker Cup, held at the company’s Menlo Park (California) headquarters, doesn’t exactly look like the Super Bowl. At four rows of wheeled white desks in a drab, -all-purpose event room, about 25 young men—yes, all men—hook up their laptops to big… Read More

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What the on-demand workforce of the future may look like


According to projections, freelance workers occupy a growing percentage of the workforce, with some studies predicting that 40 percent of workers will be freelancers or independent contractors by 2020. Several studies published recently are painting a more detailed picture of what those workers look like – and some of them may defy assumptions about who… Read More

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Appirio’s Crowdsourcing Community Helps SunShot Catalyst Program Solve Solar Energy Crisis

SunShot Catalyst Program solution wins the grand prize for International Society for Professional Innovation SAN FRANCISCO, CA — October 19, 2015 — When the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot initiative needed help to quickly build prototype solutions that address barriers to, and drive down costs of, greater solar energy deployment, they turned to Appirio's crowdsourcing… Read More

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Appirio Launches First 10 Adoption Program to Help Companies Embrace Crowdsourcing

The new programs offer the enterprise a unique way to innovate by supplementing internal IT capabilities with a community of on-demand crowdsourcing experts SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- October 1, 2015 -- Appirio, a global cloud services provider and leader in enterprise crowdsourcing, today introduced First 10, a unique set of adoption services that will help… Read More

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Crowdsource your way to a better IT team


A new report from Wakefield Research and IT consulting firm Appirio reveals that the surging gig economy could help companies close the IT skills gap while empowering IT workers with more control over their career path. The trouble is many CIOs aren't willing to take advantage of the opportunity. Read more >>

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There still aren’t enough tech workers, and enterprises are paying the price


The shortage of qualified IT workers has been an ongoing problem in the business world for many years already, and new research suggests there's no end in sight. Twenty-five percent of projects today are abandoned as a result, and even those that do get finished are delayed by an average of five months. That's according… Read More

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New Research Shows the IT Talent Shortage Is Wreaking Havoc on the Enterprise

Despite more than one-third of total HR budget dedicated to the IT talent gap, 25 percent of projects are abandoned altogether because of IT capacity limitations   SAN FRANCISCO, CA — September 10, 2015 — Ninety percent of C-level executives agree that recruiting and retaining technology talent is a top business challenge, according to a… Read More

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