The working paper “Modeling a Paradigm Shift: From Producer Innovation to User and Open Collaborative Innovation” published in the HBS Working Knowledge magazine provides an analysis of the economic viability of innovation by producers relative to two increasingly important alternative models: innovations by single user individuals or firms, and open collaborative innovation projects.
Google’s Project 10100 (pronounced “Project 10 to the 100th”) is a call for ideas to change the world, in the hope of helping as many people as possible.
The book “Collaboration in the Cloud – How cross-boundary collaboration is transforming business”, from Microsoft and Sogeti, address the changes and opportunities that come with the new business world that is starting to show all around us, driven by autonomous, bottom up organizations where innovation and collaboration are part of their culture. The book covers the full benefits from Cloud Computing and anything available As A Service, from platform to complete business solution.
Successful companies are partnering more aggressively than ever to satisfy the intensifying need for innovation, according to a recently published whitepaper, from Frost & Sullivan, entitled “From Concept to Commerce – New Innovation Models Spur Collaboration and Growth”. The paper ascertains that an openness and interdisciplinary spirit previously unseen, both within and among companies, is giving innovators the tools they need to capture the spoils obtainable through innovation leadership.
The 1st ISPIM Innovation Symposium – Managing Innovation in a Connected World – will be held in Singapore on 14-17 December 2008.
The [email protected] Family of Communities is a network of specialists representing several organizations involved in collaborative innovation. The communities five key constructing pillars are self-organisation, independence, human centrism, virtual, and voluntary character,
Future competitive advantage will depend on “innovation networks” — individuals and organizations outside a company that can help it solve problems and find new ideas for creating growth, according to Larry Huston, managing partner of consulting firm 4INNO.