Collective Intelligence, 2014 Forthcoming
4 Pages Posted: 8 Apr 2014
Date Written: April 7, 2014
A growing community that shares digital 3D designs has created an opportunity to study, encourage and stimulate innovation. This remix community allows people not only to prototype at a minimal cost but also to work on projects they are genuinely interested in (Acosta 2009; Dougherty 2012). Participants free of the limitations typically imposed by formal organizations develop products driven by their own interest.
Keywords: Open Innovation, User Innovation, Collective Intelligence, Open Hardware, 3D Printing
JEL Classification: O3, O31, O32
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Kyriakou, Harris and Nickerson, Jeffrey V., Collective Innovation in Open Source Hardware (April 7, 2014). Collective Intelligence, 2014 Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2421332 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2421332