The meaning of Open Source Innovation for the future firm Open Source Innovation (OSI) is an important topic for firms today. At present, most markets experience shorter development cycles due to digital innovation and transformation. Customers show increasing interest in individualized products. Put differently, customers and users become part of value creation processes. As a…

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Internet of Things: Entrepreneurship & eGovernment

From the Internet of Computers to the Internet of Things The internet of things refers to a vision of independent systems that collect and process data with the support of computers, communicate with each other and make decisions. Unlike in the “internet of computers”, in the internet of things, computers are integrated into their environment…

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Gemeinsam Digital

Gemeinsam digital

_Gemeinsam digital (“together digital”), Berlin’s Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum (Competence Centre SME 4.0), is a central point of contact for all companies in Berlin and across Germany that have questions about digitisation. Our work is practical, user-oriented and cross-industry. _Gemeinsam digital is a five way partnership: it is led by the Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft (Federal Association of…

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