Open Innovation: Enhancing Idea Generation Through Collaboration - Cisco Case Study

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August 14, 2013
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Bolstered by the increasing rate of change in many markets, organizations are seeking ways to get to market faster, deliver greater value to customers, and better manage costs. Open innovation, with an emphasis on collaborating externally and internally, can help organizations achieve those goals.

Cisco Systems was among five best-practice organizations studied in APQC's Best Practices Study Open Innovation: Enhancing Idea Generation Through Collaboration. This case study provides a comprehensive overview of how Cisco uses its strategy of build, buy, and partner to develop new product offerings.