I’ll be giving the lunch keynote at the TCI Global Competitiveness Conference in Portland on Wednesday.
The info about the talk is
From Closed to Open—How the Technology Industry Learned to Share
Wednesday, October 10, 12-1:30 pm
In the IT industry, innovation is everything. For decades that meant the design, development and testing of new hardware and software was treated with the same seriousness and protection as national defense. Today, leading technology companies give away their patents, release their software to millions of consumers for testing and use tools that bear a striking resemblance to online games. Is this for real? Is it competitive? One of IBM’s gurus of open innovation brings the fascinating and unlikely story of how the technology industry learned to collaborate and what the future will bring.