open innovation

Open innovation is good for business

Open innovation is good for business
Open innovation is an area only beginning to enter mainstream enterprises, despite years of success in open source communities. It allows people both...Read more

Crowdsourced ideas make participating in government cool again

Crowdsourced ideas make participating in government cool again
The PA Times, published by the American Society of Public Administration, issued a special edition called "From Bureaucratic to Cool: A Call for...Read more

Three myths about innovation

Three myths about innovation
Innovation, simply defined, is the process that takes new ideas and implements them in a way that creates value. It's not the same thing as invention...Read more

Can the U.S. 'win the future' without open data?

“ Winning the Future through Open Innovation ,” is a progress report recently released by Aneesh Chopra, US Chief Technology Officer, to the National...Read more

User-led innovation can't create breakthroughs. Really?

Earlier this week, Fast Company posted an article by Jens Martin Skibsted and Rasmus Bech Hansen (thanks to Gunnar Hellekson for sending it my way)...Read more

Open*Business: 2010 in review

2010 has been a fantastic year on the Business channel here at The Business channel's goal is to highlight examples where the open...Read more

Seeking open infrastructure: Contrasting open standards, open source, and open innovation

While “open” normally has connotations of public goods, the idea of “open”–ness has been used for decades as a competitive strategy by firms in the...Read more

When was the term "open innovation" coined?

Even if you know when the term "open innovation" was coined, do you know who came up with it? Professor Henry Chesbrough , Executive Director of the Center for Open Innovation at the University of California (Berkeley), first used the term in his book, Open Innovation – The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology .Read more