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document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation
GE's acquisition of FMC-Tech is going to be bigger and better for both companies.
According to GE CEO Bob Giligan, FMC-Tech’s expertise in online power management and fault detection...
document Open Innovation
Some highlights of the recent activity are below:
-GE announced plans to acquire FMC-Tech, a global leading provider of energy technology solutions.
- Scientific Conversation has developed a...
site Open Innovation / Idea Generation
The GE Ecomagination Challenge, a $200 million innovation experiment where businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators and students share their best ideas on how to build the next-generation power grid –...
video Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation
GE and its partner investors and eco-allies hope that the challenge will be the start of something grand -- more and more entrepreneurs, scientists, inventors across the globe, coming sharing their...
document Open Innovation
Crowdsourcing and open innovation platforms are helping companies identify innovative sustainability solutions, and those embracing them are seeing results. For example, GE's Ecomagination...
Open Innovation, Tools
In these turbulent economic times, companies ought to capitalize on every good idea generated inside — or, increasingly often, outside — their office walls. With its cloud-based innovation software, Brightidea strives to make that happen. Brightidea’s flexibility distinguishes its offerings from other innovation tools and platforms: it works for private and public crowds alike. As a result, a wide range of companies, charities and government entities use the software provider’s wares to facilitate their innovation processes. We spoke with Janelle Noble, Brightidea’s marketing director, to learn more about the past, present and future of Brightidea's take on cloud-based innovation.
Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation
Lisa Barone’s “7 Ways to Incorporate Crowdsourcing into Your Business” originally published by OutspokenMedia.com recently sparked quite a discussion amongst the online crowdsourcing community. While Barone’s article covers a list of crowdsourcing applications for SMBs and start-ups, we should also consider the implications of crowdsourcing for bigger businesses and large enterprises. Crowdsourcing is definitely impacting a wide range of business models, but its use and applicability varies according to the size of the entity.