At this year's TechEd, SAP announced that it would partner with InnoCentive in order to pursue what they call open innovation. This podcast explains what open innovation is, how it could win you up to $25,000 in award money from SAP, and how it may change the development landscape at SAP altogether, so that some future contributions to SAP products are crowdsourced rather than developed internally.
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SAP and open innovation
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2:16: What SAP's relationship with InnoCentive means for open innovation
3:03: Introducing InnoCentive's version of open innovation
6:47: Open innovation is not open source!
7:54: SAP's three open innovation challenges, and the $25,000 in awards
11:47: Community interest in the challenges, and judging standards
14:48: SAP's internal innovation, and how it complements open innovation
15:45: How some SAP product functionality could come from open innovation
18:03: 30% of posted InnoCentive challenges have been solved