I thought it was pretty cool to learn that an organization of RTI’s size and position in the research world has a group dedicated to open innovation. I asked Molly if she’d be willing to let me ask her a few questions about the way she and RTI see open innovation.
My questions, and her answers, below.
CHRIS: Open innovation is one of those terms that everyone seems to see a bit differently. How would you define open innovation?
MOLLY: We see open innovation as a perspective whereby an organization is open to building on thinking, research, and intellectual property (IP) from outside their organization, as well as being open to partnerships with outside organizations related to their own research and IP.
[Read the rest of this interview on opensource.com]