This track focuses on management of distributed innovation processes in the context of Open Innovation. In particular, we invite papers on business models for Open Innovation that enable integration of information and inventions from various agents participating in online communities.
Thursday, May 17
Time Topic 08:30
Welcome: Track chairs
Who are we? Participants to very briefly explain who they are.
09:00 Session 1: Keynote
Keynote speaker: Joel West (San José State University): Managing Open Innovation Through Online Communities. Presentation and discussion
10:30 Session 2: Users as Innovators
- Lars Bo Jeppesen and Keld Laursen: Lead Users as Facilitators of Knowledge Sharing in a Community Setting
- Marcel Bogers, Allan Afuah and Bettina Bastian: Users as Innovators: A Review and Future Research Directions. Can Manufacturers Profit from User Innovation?
15:45 Session 3: Modularity and Knowledge Reuse
- Sebastian Spaeth, Georg von Krogh, Mattias Sturmer and Stefan Haefliger: Lightweight Reuse in Open Source Software
- Giampaolo Garzarelli and Richard Langlois: Of Hackers and Hairdressers: Modularity and the Organizational Economics of Open-Source Collaboration.
Friday, May 18
08:30 Session 4: Building and Sustaining Virtual Communities
- Robert Tietz and Cornelius Herstatt: How to Build a Virtual Community: A Process Model for Companies to Build a Virtual Community
- Joel West and Siobhán O’Mahony: Sponsored Open Source Communities: A Vehicle for Open Innovation?
10:30 Session 5: Organizational Issues in Online Communities
- Marco Weiss: Designing Open Source Efficiently: A Comparative Organizational Analysis
- Francesco Rullani: Dragging Developers Towards the Core: How the Free/Libre/Open Source Software Community Enhances Developers’ Contribution Communities
14:30 Session 6: Open Source Meets New Business Models
- Joachim Henkel: Champions of Revealing: The Role of Open Source Developers in Commercial Firms
- Cristina Rossi, Andrea Bonaccorsi and Monica Merito: Open Source and the Software Industry: How Do Firms Do Business out of an Open Innovation Paradigm
16:30 Session 7: New Organizational Forms: Blogs and Wikis
- Matthijs Den Besten and Jean-Michel Dalle: Collaborative Maintenance of Collections — Keep it Simple: A Companion for Simple Wikipedia?
- Stephan Kaiser and Gordon Muller-Seitz: Leveraging Customer Knowledge in Software Development: The Case of Weblog Technology
18:00-19:30 Wine reception sponsored by Routledge (publisher of Industry & Innovation)
Saturday, May 20
09:15 Session 8: Online Communities and Innovation: A Wider Set of Issues
- Elenora Di Maria and Vladi Finotto: Communities of Consumption and Made in Italy
- Johann Fuller, Gregor Jawecki and Hans Muhlbacher: Innovation Creation in Online Consumer Groups: A Comparison between Outdoor and Basketball
- Linus Dahlander and Lars Frederiksen: User Communication before Invention: Boundary Spanning and Technological Competence in a Firm-hosted Online Community
11:00 Session 9: Keynote
Keynote speaker: Karim Lakhani (Harvard Business School): Managing Open Innovation Through Online Communities. Presentation and discussion
Concluding discussion: What have we learned and how to proceed
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