Premise uses distributed data collection to gather valuable information for customers ranging from governments to businesses.
One might not expect a 152-year-old paint company to have an intense focus on open innovation. But Sherwin-Williams, the largest global producer of coatings (i.e. paint products), is doing just that.
GE partnered, invested in, and shared patents with Quirky, a community-led invention platform. The goal was to enable everyday consumers to access connected devices. Would opening GE's patent portfolio to the masses create value for GE, Quirky, and consumers?
Waze is crowdsourcing, analyzing, and disseminating traffic information to improve driving experiences for its users.