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user-driven innovation


Microsoft Surface

If you're an early adopter willing to forget everything you know about navigating a computer, the Surface tablet could replace your laptop. Everyone else: wait for more apps.

October 23, 2012

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Does cloud computing affect innovation?

Not long ago, Jonathan Zittrain wrote about the possibility that cloud computing would stifle software innovation. Is "business execution" vendor SuccessFactors a counterexample to that claim?

By September 14, 2009


Open source to prove innovation mettle with video?

Online video gives innovators a market to prove that critics are wrong in saying open-source software is a commodifying force.

By March 19, 2009


In China, Microsoft eyes innovation

Hsiao-Wuen Hon of Microsoft's Beijing research lab says the tech world should get ready for a transition from "made in China" to "innovated in China."

By August 18, 2008


Open source and innovation: A match made in heaven

Open source makes innovation a two-way street between vendors and customers.

By April 9, 2008


Innovation 1-on-1: Willem Boijens

In this installment, Willem Boijens, Senior User Experience Manager at Vodafone in Dusseldorf, Germany, takes on our questions. Willem has had a wide variety of roles at Vodafone and has seen the large wireless services company from many angles. In his cu

By February 15, 2008


Innovation 1-on-1: Brooks Protzmann, Dell

This installment of thoughts on innovation comes from Brooks Protzmann. Brooks is the Manager of Visual Identity and the Brand Experience team as part of the Experience Design Group at Dell Inc. in Austin, Texas. He is responsible for the product-focused

By March 13, 2008


Open or not - innovation remains a fuzzy concept

The Economist has a special report on innovation in this week's issue, and it's good to see the magazine recognizing what is probably the most important current trend in this space: open innovation.

By October 12, 2007


Why Amazon's current cloud domination helps us all

Amazon's cloud dominance has been driven by user needs and a lack of dynamism from legacy vendors.

By December 11, 2011


The hero of the week's big tech confab: Steve Jobs

At All Things D's big D10 tech conference, the intensity and innovation of Steve Jobs still reverberates from his six appearances at the show in years past.

By June 1, 2012