(PRWEB) September 10, 2013
CrowdFlower, the leader in crowd microtasking, today announced a new partnership with technology services firm iMerit. The partnership will provide opportunities for disadvantaged people to find and execute high quality online work from a range of organizations worldwide.
“We chose CrowdFlower because of the volume, variety, and accessibility of their technology work platform to help provide work to our employees,” said Radha Basu, CEO of iMerit. “Our goal has been to find partners who can supply our teams with a steady stream of projects so they can develop a sustainable livelihood.”
iMerit is a social enterprise that trains and employs marginalized workers to create a workforce to deliver IT project services to global corporations. To date, iMerit has created sustainable livelihoods in the IT market for over 17,000 rural women and young people entering the workforce while providing high quality, highly scalable IT service solutions to a client base in a wide range of sectors and industries.
“We are delighted to welcome iMerit as a CrowdFlower channel partner,” said Lukas Biewald, CEO of CrowdFlower. “In addition to helping thousands of low-income individuals, the quality that results from iMerit’s enterprise crowdsourcing team has produced excellent results for our clients.”
Organizations of all kinds use the CrowdFlower Platform to create jobs that classify content, analyze sentiment, improve search performance, moderate text and photo content, and perform many other data-intensive processes. CrowdFlower lets users launch microtasks to a crowd of over five million workers. The cloud platform makes it easy to get high-quality results from the crowd with sophisticated job design tools, advanced quality control mechanisms, and worker targeting.
About iMerit Technology Services
iMerit is an innovative, award-winning IT services firm with a vision to shape the future of the web services industry. Using a tested integrated business model, iMerit follows a four-step process of empowering the impoverished youth through mobilization, training, employment, and upskilling in IT project services. To date, iMerit and its sister company Anudip Foundation have created sustainable livelihoods in the IT market for over 17,000 rural youth and women, while providing high quality, highly scalable IT service solutions to a global client base. iMerit’s leadership team brings a combined 100 years of experience in leading large teams of IT professionals working at premier multinational companies. Clients include universities, corporations, governments, startups and non-profits worldwide. To learn more, visit http://www.imerit.net.
CrowdFlower combines human intelligence from the crowd with the scalability and efficiency of computer algorithms to offer efficient processing of business information for customer record enrichment, product catalog enhancement, content generation, sentiment analysis and image moderation. With five million crowd contributors completing thousands of judgments each week for hundreds of customers, CrowdFlower is the leader in crowd microtasking. The company works with a range of enterprises, including Apple, AT&T, Autodesk, eBay, Ford, eBay, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Sears, Thompson Reuters, Toshiba and Twitter. For more information, visit http://www.crowdflower.com.