"As simulations become ever-more valuable in predicting our future, war-games conducted by CSIS, WTO, and Wikistrat will provide important insight into how the current schism between China and the US will play out."
Traditional Management Consulting Giving Way to Crowdsourcing
According to Wikistrat’s CEO, Oren Kesler, “We continue to see growing demand from clients and consultancy partners alike, all seeking something different. These days, both governments and corporations want to be innovative and more creative in how they interact with vendors. And it just makes more sense to leverage some form of virtual crowdsourcing where talented professionals compete to think creatively about the future and brainstorm solutions"
When Worlds Collide: Wikistrat to Study Spike in US-China Trade Tensions in Major War Game Exhibit
Global consultancy firm Wikistrat has launched an interactive economic 'war game' between the United States and China, it was announced on Monday. The games will take place from 8 to 12 June and include 40 of the world's top experts on China to explore an extreme trade war situation between Washington and Beijing on an online virtual platform.
Code-named "Deloitte Pixel" the service brings together new entrants in the strategy consulting space, including ex-McKinsey consultants 10EQS, Wikistrat, Topcoder and InCrowd under a global agreement (Financial Review).
How 3-D Printing Could Make Criminals Harder to Catch
WikiStrat asked its “crowd” -- including academics, private sector representatives, former law enforcement agents, and experts studying money laundering schemes and the Russian mafia -- to discuss crime scenarios of the future, and then vote on their likelihood.