innovation

New management book calls for ditching email and performance reviews

hack management
In his review of David Burkus' new book, Under New Management , Philip Foster discovers a way to "redesign the factory."Read more

Start something new because it's good for you

Don Watkins discovers a similar attitude toward innovation in Seth Godin's Poke the Box and Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization.Read more

How open source solves the innovation problem

When open source and Drupal expert Dries Buytaert was asked for advice on promoting innovation, his advice was simple: Look to open source projects...Read more

What to do when an employee's passion dwindles

Sam Knuth reflects on his experiences with employees who lose their fire—and offers tips for reigniting it.Read more

Rapid open hardware innovation to redefine wireless

Gadgets and open hardware
Founder and COO of Per Vices Corporation on why open source is the most efficient path to progress and innovation.Read more

Civic hacking is taking off

key ingredients
The open government movement has become super-charged over the last year. Largely in part to the people and organizations on the front lines. At the...Read more

Hacking government procurement with a new RFP

duplication
If you’re familiar with any type of government procurement process, it usually involves an RFP—a request for proposal. But today, with declining...Read more

Should your government consider a "request for partnership" to prevent duplication and save tax-payer dollars in IT?

duplication
If you’re familiar with any type of government procurement process, it usually involves an RFP—a request for proposal. But today, with declining revenues and limited resources, the approach to partnerships and getting work done may change within government in the near future. I forsee a shift from the traditional RFP process to a request for partnership .Read more