Collaboration holds greatest potential for health innovation

Many of us, at some point in our lives, have had to deal with a variety of different healthcare professionals for an episode of care. Perhaps your...Read more

Five questions with Steve Midgely

In the early fall of 2010, Greg DeKoenigsberg suggested that we might do a five-questions-style interview with Steve Midgley ( bio ) in the...Read more

Lessons learned from Groklaw: The power of collaboration

Like many, I was surprised-but-not-really when Pamela Jones announced that she would be retiring original content on the legal analysis site that...Read more

I finally understand open source software

What does Google stand to gain from having so many open source projects ? What about Twitter or Facebook ? Why would companies freely give away...Read more

Can collaboration heal rising medical costs?

Medical costs are rising dramatically. Few consumers would dispute that. The U.S. government spent more than $2.3 trillion on healthcare in 2008,...Read more

Diving into open source communities: Students' need to knows

One of the talks at POSSCON's education track was John "maddog" Hall's presentation titled "FOSS Teaches You Twice or Three Times." A 42-year veteran...Read more

Interview: Jeremy Gutsche, innovation expert and founder of

Jeremy Gutsche is an innovation expert, host of Trend Hunter TV, and the founder of, the world’s largest network for trend spotting...Read more

Helping the VA navigate VistA's open road

Since the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) is doing the brave work of open sourcing VistA , we felt we owed it to them to practice the open source...Read more