In response to competitive industry pressures,The FOLIO project was initiated as a community collaboration between libraries, vendors and developers to build an open source library services platform (LSP) to compete with existing players.
The Big Apple is big on open innovation.
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Premise uses distributed data collection to gather valuable information for customers ranging from governments to businesses.
The Bank of Canada’s implementation of open innovation through PIVOT.
Over the past decade, consumer preferences around the world have steadily shifted away from traditional light beers towards liquor and stronger flavor, artisanal craft beers. Large scale beer brewers are forced to pursue radical innovation in regaining its consumer base. Anheuser-Busch Inbev ("AB-Inbev"), the world's largest brewer is using big-data, open innovation and acquisitions to better position itself against these headwinds.
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.