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Engaging with Open Innovation

This research is provided to help explore issues around Open Innovation. With the exception of highlighted items, the linked material has not been peer reviewed and is not endorsed by OFA or its Fellows. It also does not neccesarily reflect the views of OFA or its members.

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Featured Research

OFA held its first conference for the think-tank Fellows in late September 2012. This event marked the first time that a broad range of thinkers in Open Innovation met to consider their field in the context of economics, society and global affairs, and was accompanied by the launch of the first book of collected essays from the participants. Learn more >
OFE's annual public procurement monitoring of notices for computer software published on Tenders Electronic Daily results point that non-discrimination on public procurement processes has barely improved from 2008 exercise.
The report from Deloitte argues that providing data to the public will bring four main benefits.
Open-source software products provide access to the source code [or basic instructions] in addition to executable programs, and allow for this source code to be modified and redistributed. This is a rarity in an industry where software makers zealously guard the source code as intellectual property.

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Understanding Open Innovation

Introductions to the Field

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Research Related to Open Standards

  • Consortium Info Metalibrary
    The Standards <Meta>Library from Consortium Info provides links to almost 1,900 articles relevant to the field of standards. Many of the links below were obtained via this resource.
Introductions to the Field
Economic Analysis
Governmental / Social Engagement
Legislation and Regulation
Best Practices
Case Studies
Technical Process
Legal Issues
Procurement

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Research Related to Free/Open Source Software (FOSS)

Introductions to the Field
Economic Analysis
Business Case Studies
Code Governance
Mixing Code
Releasing Code
Issue Prevention and Resolution
Community Interaction
Software Patents
Marketing
Philosophy and Politics

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Research related to Open Clouds

Introductions to the Field

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Research related to Open Access

Introductions to the Field

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