Open Innovation From A Practitioner's Perspective


Mary Meeker Web 2.0 Presentation

It touches on innovation and is loaded with solid  facts and figures on the economy and some tech markets.

As I wrote earlier, these difficult times are good opportunities to crowdsource innovation and spread the financial risk of innovating.
I also like her point that in these difficult economic times, customers need value more than ever and those business models that are well equipped to fulfill their promise of value creation will thrive.


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“It’s not information overload, it’s filter failure.” – Clay Shirky

I came across this very interesting blog on Web 2.0 and scientists. It deals with how to get scientists to participate in social media, Web 2.0 sites, etc. They  are a quirky bunch, to say the least. In my InnoCentive experience, three things matter:

* reward

* recognition

* real world challenges

Here’s the link to the original blog (written by Timo Hannay, Nature Publishing Group).

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