collaboration

Tried and True Tactics for Kick-starting Innovation

“To get good ideas, you need lots of ideas.” This quote by Linus Pauling is a popular one among companies who hope to gain or maintain competitive...Read more

Teaching Open Source Practices, Version 4.0

In 2007, Sean O'Sullivan , one of the founders of MapInfo , graciously made a donation to his alma mater , the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in...Read more

How the open source culture could impact climate change

Ever wonder what you get when you leverage the power of the open source culture to combat global warming? I didn't. Until I heard about Coalition of...Read more

An open source education--for educators

One of the challenges of working in the space between academia and open source communities is translating the cultural and timescale differences. One...Read more

Three Keys to Success For the 21st Century Manager

A trio of recent Harvard Business Review blog posts all center around a common theme: what does it take to be a successful business leader and...Read more

Give me some of that old-time, open source religion

We’ve accepted the obvious benefits of open source principles in business and education, law and healthcare. Openness, transparency, and knowledge-...Read more

So you think you can open source

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The seventh season of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance crowned its latest champion last week, and for the first time since the show debuted in 2005,...Read more

McKinsey Quarterly and the open source way

Community, collaboration, and meritocracy are a few of the principles of the open source way highlighted in the most recent McKinsey Quarterly report...Read more