New York Times -- February 3, 2009 by Catherine Rampell
... some Web sites are soliciting stimulus ideas more broadly, from academics and nonacademics alike. Economix, of course, has asked for readers' suggestions for worthy stimulus parameters. Other sites have attempted even more ambitious plans at stimulus crowdsourcing.
by C.K. Prahalad (Author), M.S. Krishnan (Author)
From the Back Cover: "Prahalad and Krishnan argue that to create value in a flattening world, companies must develop highly flexible innovation strategies that 'fold the future in.'
To do this, they must partner with truly global networks of partners and customersand rethink everything from their core capabilities to their corporate culture.
Prahalad's and Krishnan's book is a compelling roadmap for this next phase of globalization." Craig Mundie, Chief Research and Strategy Officer, Microsoft
By Cornelia Dean, New York Times
The McKinsey Quarterly
John Kao's "non-career career" began with the study of philosophy and social science at Yale and a summer
as a keyboardist with Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention. Then there was Yale Medical School and a psychiatry residency
at Harvard, interrupted by a fellowship at Harvard Business School that turned into 14 years of teaching about the integration
of science, technology and entrepreneurship...
The Internet and new social-networking technologies are allowing companies and their customers to interact with unprecedented
levels of richness. Some leading organizations are using this opportunity to draw customers into the heart of the product-development process...
by Bill Ives
I think that Brightidea has a smart strategy for bringing social computing capabilities into the enterprise.
They have picked a focused application that addresses a critical issue for any organization. Brightidea adds the capabilities of
social computing to the idea generation and implementation process...
by Brian Hindo, BusinessWeek
Large companies, where data-driven decision-making rules the roost, have long sought ways to measure innovation.
Emerson Electric thinks it has the answer...
Video: Charlie Rose
An hour with with Fred Smith, Founder & CEO, FedEx
by Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker
Nathan Myhrvold met Jack Horner on the set of the "Jurassic Park" sequel in 1996. Horner is an eminent paleontologist,
and was a consultant on the movie. Myhrvold was there because he really likes dinosaurs. Between takes, the two men got to talking,
and Horner asked Myhrvold if he was interested in funding dinosaur expeditions...
From Ted.com : "Tech enthusiast Kevin Kelly asks "What does technology want?"
and discovers that its movement toward ubiquity and complexity is much like the evolution of life."
Video: Charlie Rose
A conversation with A.G. Lafley
by Navi Radjou with Thomas Mendel, Ph.D., Forrester
IT Consultants Armed With New Skills Can Boost Clients' Innovation Performance.
This is the first document in the "Driving Customer Co-Innovation In Global IT Ecosystems" series...