Tag Archives: R&D

Location (Location, Location) and Innovation

In my previous post, I discussed evidence indicating that liberal social policies make U.S. states implementing them more innovative. If so, one would expect that liberal U.S. states are in general more innovative than conservative. To see if there is … Continue reading

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Does the Term “Closed Innovation” Still Have Meaning?

(This piece was originally posted to the HeroX blog) Remember the famed Bell Labs, once a powerful R&D center for the telecommunication equipment company Lucent Technologies (acquired by Nokia in 2016)? Bell Labs’ researchers are credited with the development of radio … Continue reading

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Innovation: The Role of Money and Government

Over the past couple of months, I have attempted to assess the role of a few major socio-economic factors on the national innovation potential. To do that, I ran a series of simple regression tests to estimate the correlation between … Continue reading

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Innovation and Money

In my previous post, I further explored the notion that the ability of a country to innovate correlates with the level of political freedoms in this country. In particular, I showed that no such correlation exists for non-democratic countries (as … Continue reading

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Innovation and U.S. National Security

The important role innovation plays in economic growth and prosperity of the world’s nations is well documented. A recent report by the Council on Foreign Relations, a think tank specializing in U.S. foreign policy and international affairs, highlights the crucial … Continue reading

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Show Me The Money!

(This post originally appeared on Danish Crowdsourcing Association website) I strongly believe that as an open innovation tool, crowdsourcing has a bright future, but only if it proves its economic worth. In other words, when properly designed and executed, a … Continue reading

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