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Another Tomekeepers Short coming up!

Hi folks,

Just a quick bit of news – I’ve dotted the i’s and crossed the t’s on a new Tomekeepers script – just a 3 minute short for submission to the ever-expanding (and incredibly generous) … 333 more words

Project News

Hot baths & how I relax

“There must be quite a few things a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.” So wrote poet Sylvia Plath in her novel… 973 more words

Mental Health

To crowd-source or not to crowd-source

Shortly before Christmas, I was engaged in discussion with a Swedish-based colleague about crowd-sourcing and the humanities. My colleague – an environmental archaeologist – posited that it could be demonstrated that crowd-sourcing was not an effective methodology for his area. 514 more words

Using Open Innovation to gain First Mover advantage

People keep asking me to define open innovation so it’s clear to me that plenty of confusion still reins around the topic so here I spend some time trying to ensure that we are all on the same page  about how it’s defined and how it ultimately relates to other terms such as crowd sourcing, user driven innovation and innovation intermediaries. 406 more words

Open Innovation

Child's Play

Good afternoon True Believers. This post is going to be an unusual one due to the lack of ranting in it !! (you can close this down now if you would like… 455 more words


Biting the hand that feeds: A critical view of participatory marketing

One day, this participatory marketing trend – a bright shiny object for big businesses – will go away.

It will go away because people don’t really like to be paid nothing to come up with ideas. 298 more words