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    Combining open innovation and agile approaches : implications for IS project managers


    Conboy, Kieran and Morgan, Lorraine (2010) Combining open innovation and agile approaches : implications for IS project managers. In: ECIS 2010 : 18th European Conference on Information Systems, 7 - 9 June 2010, Pretoria, South Africa.

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    Abstract

    This paper describes a research-in-progress that explores the applicability and implications of open innovation in a multiple-project environment that employs agile approaches to information systems development. In doing so, it seeks to reveal any resemblance the open innovation model has with the agile process, while simultaneously investigating the challenges of such an approach for project management. This paper argues for a different perspective of project management that goes beyond single and multiple project management to scrutinise the open space of innovation that includes collaboration and knowledge-sharing with other business units, customers, partners, competitors and other relevant stakeholders outside the boundaries of the firm.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Keywords: agile methods; open innovation; project management; networking;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Business
    Item ID: 6649
    Depositing User: Lorraine Morgan
    Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2015 15:08
    Refereed: Yes
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