Where are IT innovations coming from?

Where are IT innovations coming from?
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Where are the most important innovations in IT coming from these days?
Established proprietary IT vendors
0% (0 votes)
Open source development communities
35.1% (20 votes)
Large enterprises leveraging open source
15.8% (9 votes)
Start-ups
24.6% (14 votes)
Individuals and small groups
24.6% (14 votes)

In his essay, In an Open-Source Society, Innovating by the Seat of Our Pants, Joichi Ito says,

"The ethos of the Internet is that everyone should have the freedom to connect, to innovate, to program, without asking permission. No one can know the whole of the network, and by design it cannot be centrally controlled. This network was intended to be decentralized, its assets widely distributed. Today most innovation springs from small groups at its 'edges.'"

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