John Snowden

How to Turn Unstructured Data to Structured Data Using Microtasking

Your company is growing and so are the processes. Along with it, data is piling up with no structure, which makes it hard to analyze and make use of. This is the beginning of Unstructured Data.

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The Secret Behind How CloudFactory Delivers Off the Charts Accuracy

For crowdsourcing organizations, accuracy is what counts. At CloudFactory, most of our clients are very happy with our “normal” accuracy rate, which is still very high compared to traditional BPO ...

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How Scaling Helps Companies and Economies

“Outsourcing” is sometimes considered a bad word. Nobody wants to lose a job. Fair enough. But in terms of business processes, “scaling” should always be a good word. Every business wants to scale ...

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Google Loon + CloudFactory = Global Impact

Google recently piloted in New Zealand an experimental technology that, when scaled, could provide the opportunity for Internet access for anyone in the world. By connecting a network of ...

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Establishing Market Value for Workers in Developing Nations

CloudFactory is working to connect a million persons in developing nations to basic computer work, while raising them up as leaders to address poverty in their own communities. This is our mission ...

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Flight Log: Kathmandu to Kuala Lumpur

I am an American living in Kathmandu. My family and I moved here last September to run the Solutions department at CloudFactory. I flew recently from our new home city, Kathmandu, to Kuala Lumpur, ...

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Leveraging the Crowd for Disaster Management

A Hypothetical Humanitarian Use of CloudFactory Kathmandu is in a convergence zone of political turmoil and economic opportunity. 45% unemployment and rampant corruption are a bear on this economy. ...

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