collaboration

Forbes reports that pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline announced a plan to beginning collaborating with other companies on research into drugs for diseases that don't get a lot of attention, malaria being a key example. It sounds like open innovation in action. Read the Forbes article here, but... Read more
2 comments Posted 21 Jan 2010 by Chris Grams Feed
Ushahidi Ushahidi means "testimony" in Swahili. Ushahidi.com was originally created by citizen journalists to map violence and peace efforts in Kenya after the 2008 elections. The Ushahidi Engine is a mashup of user-generated reports with Google Maps. It is now used around the world from its roots... Read more
11 comments Posted 18 Jan 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
In the last few years, we've seen a proliferation of “open” business books like Wikinomics and The Starfish and the Spider. When every management bestseller is piled high on the clearance table a few years after its debut, it's hard not to wonder if ideas like open innovation, transparency, and... Read more
1 comment Posted 13 Jan 2010 by Rebecca Fernandez (Red Hat) Feed
Every Thursday we'll pose an open question in one or more channels on opensource.com. Today we start with the business channel. Our first question: What's one thing every company--no matter what size or industry--could do to encourage a culture of collaboration?
6 comments Posted 17 Dec 2009 by Jonathan Opp Feed
If you happen to be in Madison or Chicago this month, you can see the end of a pair become the beginning of collaboration. Jonathan Krohn and Benjamin Mjolsness had been creating electronica music together as Male for a while when they decided they had reached their natural closing. Instead of just... Read more
0 comments Posted 15 Dec 2009 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Last night, Red Hat President and CEO Jim Whitehurst gave a talk to a group made up of mostly students and faculty at the NC State School of Engineering.  Jim Whitehurst is in a rather unique position because he has managed both an icon of the 20th century corporation (Delta Airlines) and what we'd... Read more
2 comments Posted 30 Sep 2009 by Chris Grams Feed

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