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How Startup Innovation Can Help Enterprises Face COVID-19

Disruptive ideas can give organizations ways to maintain operations in a time of quarantines and social distancing.
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1. Topcoder

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Founded in 2001, Boston’s Topcoder  is an online community of developers and designers who can be scouted by organizations. “It’s about the concept that you shouldn’t have to worry about where somebody is located to get access to their talent,” says Michael Morris, CEO. This open talent network offers on-demand ability to connect with professionals regardless of where they were located. Morris and his co-founders have backgrounds as software developers who wanted to solve problems of hiring and staffing in traditional environments. Topcoder runs challenges for community members to attain rankings for their skillsets that organizations can review when searching for new prospects. “We can use that data to identify who are the best people in our community,” Morris says.

Joao-Pierre S. Ruth has spent his career immersed in business and technology journalism first covering local industries in New Jersey, later as the New York editor for Xconomy delving into the city's tech startup community, and then as a freelancer for such outlets as ... View Full Bio

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