Monthly Archives: May 2013

Facts or fabrications?

The expectations (and hopes) on innovation are high. Managers, consultants, and politicians expect (or hope) innovation will deliver solutions to increased competition and shrinking state budgets. When innovation is a top agenda item it becomes even more important to get the facts right – to make sure that the solutions developed are feasible, effective and, […]

Bringing open source to work!

More and more companies are learning about the benefits of working with open source software (OSS). What few realize, however, are the challenges associated with adopting a new way of software development. In a recent paper by Oliver Alexy, Joachim Henkel and myself (just accepted in Research Policy), we analyze the effects OSS has on […]

Pride makes you slow – open for business!

Sure, I know that anyone can set up a blog and participate in boundary-spanning knowledge exchange. For the better of everyone… [sic]. After struggling with WordPress I realize that I should have either outsourced most of the work or asked for help. Pride makes you slow.