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During the last year I have been looking more deeply into the relations between Information Technology and the Innovation/venture scene. (for more about my research on Venture see http://www.collerinstituteofventure.org/.)
I'm thankful for the opportunity given to me by Cutter to outline some of the initial ideas: here's the abstract:
In this article, Yesha Sivan considers IT as the driver of innovation. He examines five kinds of innovation platforms:
- process innovation platforms,
- generative innovation platforms,
- ready-made innovation platforms,
- technological innovation platforms, and
- "build-your-own" innovation platforms.
Sivan argues that in enabling, supporting, and building these innovation platforms, IT plays a crucial role in innovation. Find out how IT leaders can and should transform themselves into leaders of innovation!Thanks for reading. If you have more ideas re this. Please comment. Thanks.