In a recent postHutch Carpenter of Cloud Ave. blog explains the differences between typical collaboration and the crowdsourced collaboration

The table below describes the differences between traditional collaboration and crowdsourced collaboration:

traditional collaboration vs crowdsourcing collaboration

Enterprise 2.0 strategic consultant Oscar Berg describes this phenomenon as “collective collaboration“:

“The point here is merely that by improving collective collaboration, collaboration that goes beyond ones closest team(s), an enterprise can increase the sum of all contributions to the common good.”