Issue No.03 - July-September (2008 vol.7)
Eric von Hippel , MIT Sloan School of Management
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MPRV.2008.62
The economy's ongoing shift to user-centered innovation has some attractive qualities. Many users are finding it progressively easier to get precisely what they want by designing it for themselves. Innovation by users also provides a necessary complement to and source for novel products sold by producers. Users' innovations also seem to increase the welfare of society.
innovation, user innovation
Eric von Hippel, "User Innovation and Hacking", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol.7, no. 3, pp. 66-69, July-September 2008, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2008.62