`From large organisations seeking to develop open innovation as a capability through to universities and IP organisations seeking to act as catalysts for open innovation and then onto networks to enable the connections, this is a thorough review of most of the drivers on the topic. Linking current practice to innovation research, this shows what is new, what is not and provides theoretical frameworks for the use and limitations of open innovation. Although clearly written for the academic community, this is a useful source of reference for many of those in multiple organisations seeking to take advantage of open innovation opportunities. ' Innovation Update
About the Author
Annlee Hines is a senior network security engineer and the president of S2 Networking, Inc., which provides consulting services in secured network design and implementation. A frequent author of tutorials for CertificationZone.com, she is also the author of Planning for Survivable Networks (Wiley, 2002), a book for those who need to understand what is involved in ensuring that their networks will continue to function enough to do the job in the face of a physical or cyber disaster. Her current certification goal is to earn the CISSP by the end of 2003.