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[Research] Big Data Drives Boom For Microwork and Impact Sourcing

A recent study released by development consulting firm Banyan Global sheds light on Microwork and Impact Sourcing highlighting the different sides of the industry by looking at what clients want out of service providers and how to ensure that workers are being offered steady work with future opportunity. Microwork is a series of small tasks [...]

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Communication is Key, even in Dataset Creation

In our previous blog post about working with external teams, we talked about the importance of knowledge transfer when creating, enhancing, and cleaning datasets. Take a look here. This week, we’re talking about communication. When we work on projects with co-workers, we do a great deal of communicating: meetings, calls, stand-ups, check-ins, you know the [...]

September 26th, 2016|Tags: , , , |
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The Foundation to Creating Datasets with External Teams

The path to the relevant, clean and complete dataset you need can be a long one, made up of many small, often time-consuming tasks. Maybe it’s tagging hand gestures in a video in order to build an algorithm training dataset. It could be reading individual user comments to keep your site clean and relevant. Or [...]

August 23rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |
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Three Challenges – and Solutions! – to Getting Good Data

Our Customer Success Technologist, Emanuel Ott, shared valuable solutions to common challenges faced by data scientists at the Turi Data Science Summit in July. Take a look at his solutions in the video below.

August 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , |
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Meet the Data Experts: In Conversation

Last week, we introduced four of iMerit Metiabruz's data experts. This week, we delve deeper in to their stories, and get a glimpse of iMerit from their eyes. How did you first become interested in iMerit? Rukhsar: I would always notice how happy my cousin was after a shift working at iMerit, so I thought to [...]

  • CF Partnership

CrowdFlower and iMerit Partner to Offer a New Standard of Trust

iMerit is thrilled to announce a new partnership with CrowdFlower. In response to the growing need for secure, confidential data enrichment, iMerit and CrowdFlower will team up to provide clients with a secure platform and a secure workforce to tackle many data enhancement needs. Until now, data science teams needing huge human-curated datasets [...]

October 5th, 2015|Tags: , , , |
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