Employees have the best ideas

The classic IBM CEO study of 2006 says it all - the best ideas come from employees, customers and partners. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal reinforces this hypothesis. To quote Most great ideas for enhancing corporate growth and profits aren't discovered...

IBM’s Jam – a look on the inside

“Jam” is IBM’s term for a “massively parallel conference” online. IBM had developed its first in 2001 as a way to unite the organization. More and more employees were working at home or at client sites, rarely coming to IBM offices. The idea was that a Jam — a group...