management

How SparkFun Electronics built their open hardware business

open source why
At SparkFun Electronics we do not sell software, yet we have a robust software development team. These developers spend some of their time on...Read more

Top 10 signs your company doesn't "get" open source

open source lightning talks
Guy Martin, Managing Principal Architect at Red Hat, gives us the big reasons why companies shy away from using open source —and other misconceptions...Read more

Management innovation according to nature's genius

Management innovation according to nature's genius
The current industry model is broken. Our economy is built on a "take make waste" model that negatively impacts environmental and human systems and...Read more

Five principles of an open source company

Five principles of an open source company
Open source technology is gaining popularity and is becoming more prominent each year during various computer and technology conferences. More tech-...Read more

Can government agencies be innovative?

Can government agencies be innovative?
Six reasons why government is not more innovative Steve Denning recently wrote a great post titled How To Make Government Innovative Again . In his...Read more

Are politics preventing your local government from being innovative?

Can government agencies be innovative?
Six reasons why government is not more innovative Steve Denning recently wrote a great post titled How To Make Government Innovative Again . In his post Denning asks the following: Why isn’t the Government generally more agile? Why isn’t innovation part of everything government does? Denning’s answer to these questions are: "Simple. The constraints on talented people who work in government agencies are enormous." Denning lists six reasons why government is not more innovative.Read more

Innovation is a process

Innovation is a process
Innovation can happen by chance, without a determined effort or specific methodology. But when it does, it's more like luck than strategic progress...Read more

Busting bureaucracy with radical management

Busting bureaucracy with radical management
To transform organizations so that they are fit for human beings--more inspiring and engaging and yet just as disciplined and even more productive--...Read more