Users that innovate can develop exactly what they want, rather than relying on manufacturers to act as their (often very imperfect) agents.
—Eric Von Hippel1
Those who would adopt or create a distributed innovation system … must be prepared to acknowledge the locus of innovation to be outside the boundaries of the focal organization. And this will require a fundamental reorientation of views about incentives, task structure, management, and intellectual property.
—Karim Lakhani and Jill A. Panetta2
ProjectVRM was designed to encourage a distributed innovation system outside the ...