Aneesh Chopra, US first chief technology officer, released an “open innovator’s toolkit” that highlights twenty different case studies in how he, his staff and his fellow chief technology officers at federal agencies have been trying to stimulate innovation in government.
RedCut has released Citizen 2.0, a white paper of case studies that include 17 examples of social media and government innovation: SeeClickFix, Ushahidi, ManorLabs, Vancouver Green City, NYC Idea Market, GovLoop, Yammer, Experience Grand Rapids, Turkayfe, US Embassy in Jakarta, Zonability, CultureNow, PopVox, Localocracy, Votenaweb, EveryBlock, and YouTown.
Offering your best ideas to others may sound like bad business. But it’s better than keeping them under wraps, explains Henry Chesbrough, the father of open innovation in an interview in MIT’s Technology Review magazine.
crowdSPRING Blog looks at the state of crowdsourcing – as an industry, as profession, and a force for change in the world of business, creativity, technology, and politics.
New McKinsey research shows that an elite group of companies are increasing their market share and operating profits by using Web 2.0 both to connect their own employees and to extend and deepen their ties to customers, partners, and suppliers.
Guided by principles such as collaboration, innovation and participation, the pioneering initiatives featured in The Enabling City attest to the power of community in stimulating the kind of innovative thinking needed to tackle complex issues ranging from participatory citizenship to urban livability.
Businessweek publishes a series of articles by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams on using the power of collaboration to reboot business and the world. The Harvard Business Review also has a podcast, featuring Don Tapscott on the same subject.