15.352 | Spring 2005 | Graduate
Managing Innovation: Emerging Trends
Course Description
Important emerging trends in innovation are identified, and their implications for innovation management are explored. Major topics to be discussed include the trend to open information ("open source") rather than protected intellectual property; the distribution of innovation over many independent but collaborating …
Important emerging trends in innovation are identified, and their implications for innovation management are explored. Major topics to be discussed include the trend to open information (“open source”) rather than protected intellectual property; the distribution of innovation over many independent but collaborating actors; and toolkits that empower users to innovate for themselves.
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assignment Written Assignments
Am Innovation curve diagram demonstrating that innovations by lead users precede equivalent commercial products.
Innovations by lead users precede equivalent commercial products, figure 10.1 from Democratizing Innovation, the text from the class. (Image by Prof. Eric von Hippel.)