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Crowdsourcing Expertise Changing the Nature of Work: The Yegii Unconference at Babson on June 12

WELLESLEY, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/14 -- Yegii Inc., the insight network, is announcing the event Trends in Crowdsourcing Expertise to be held on June 12, 2014 at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. The 3 hour event will lead a discussion around the trends, players, and future of crowdsourcing knowledge and runs from 4-7pm. It is open to the public and free for all participants that register on Yegii.com by June 12.

Crowdsourcing is the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, typically from an online community. Big clients are entrusting strategic projects to distributed teams they have never met. How can professionals capitalize on this growing trend? Speakers include Alan MacCormack, Professor at Harvard Business School; Peter A. Gloor, Research Scientist at the Center for Collective Intelligence at MIT's Sloan School of Management; Kelly Higgins, Associate Principal, Challenge Design and Development, InnoCentive; and Kevin Redmond, Director of Digital, MMB. For the complete program and to register, go to http://yegii.com/events

"Crowdsourcing is currently moving up the value chain and is no longer only for fringe freelance work. Yegii is creating the world's first true insight network, where people and companies find their innovative edge -- even during industry disruption." Trond Undheim, Founder, Yegii, Inc.

Yegii is an insight network, where companies and professionals meet to tackle challenging business issues across all domains, from life sciences to energy to finance. Registering at Yegii.com as an Expert, Client, or Publisher allows you access to a community of knowledge professionals as well as the ability to compete for projects, share insight, and engage online to improve your Yegii score. Your Yegii score is a compilation of points earned that measures your professional reputation, your assessment of knowledge assets, and peer review.

Event Details:
June 12, 2014, 4-7pm
Babson College
Olin Graduate Hall
231 Forest Street
Wellesley, MA 02457

ABOUT YEGII INC. Yegii is an insight network, where companies and professionals meet to tackle challenging business issues. Yegii is shaping the way people will interact with knowledge online by allowing them to focus only on the facts that matter. Yegii is headquartered in Wellesley, MA, and was beta launched in March 2014 by Dr. Trond Undheim, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management. The team behind Yegii has led change projects at Oracle corp., Fidelity, Bertelsmann, Random House, The White House, the European Union, and MIT. Yegii's Advisory Board includes a US Air Force General, as well as executives in tech, finance, and healthcare. Yegii's growing expert network counts CEOs, PhDs, and industry professionals with 10+ years' experience across industries. More information is available at http://yegii.com/

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