Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the internet.
As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated.
- Open innovation made by Lego [hypios]
At ten years old, LEGO Mindstorms is one of the oldest and most successful Open Innovation programs ever launched by a corporation.
- InnoCentive: A market for ideas [Economist.com]
A pioneering “innovation marketplace” is making steady progress.
- Obama, Clinton and CEOs on innovation [BusinessWeek: Innovate]
World leaders gather at the Fifth Annual Clinton Global Initiative Annual to try and find new solutions to old problems.
- Profits down, spending steady: the global innovation 1000 [strategy+business]
The annual study of the world’s biggest corporate R&D spenders finds that most companies have stuck with their innovation programs despite the recession — and many are boosting spending to compete more effectively in the upturn.