Thursday, January 24, 2008

"The smartest people work for someone else"

The principles of Distributed Innovation.
Joy's Law, attributed to Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy, emphasizes the essential knowledge problem that faces many enterprises today, that is, that in any given sphere of activity most of the pertinent knowledge will reside outside the boundaries of any one organization, and the central challenge of those charged with the innovation mission is to find ways to access that knowledge.
'No matter who you are, most of the smartest people work for someone else.'Say again?

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