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Choosing an approach by which to pursue collaborative innovation is like choosing a religion. Each order claims its universality, its orthodoxies, and its adherents. Abandoning one approach for another can bring drama for the order and trauma for the heretic.
In this article innovation architect Doug Collins reflects on the essence of the practice. What do you need to get right, whether you bow on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?
The agile model for coding software rewards developers with more satisfying work and clients with more useful applications, sooner. Software developers who embrace agile principles face two challenges, however. We work globally: people cannot collocate. We source work by fiat: teams cannot gel to pursue challenges that engage them. In this article innovation architect Doug Collins explores how people can apply the practice of collaborative innovation as a means to realize the promise that agile development offers. Continue reading »