Saturday, October 11, 2008

Collaboration Now

Collaboration Now - CNBC - You can see in the listings for the various episodes that Dr. Peter Diamandis, Anousheh Ansari, and Dr. George Church "Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Leader, Personal Genome X Team" are among the "Collaboration Guests" with X PRIZE Foundation ties. There are also representatives from other organizations that have used innovation prizes like Cisco and Netflix. X PRIZE Foundation's partner BT are a/the sponsor.

One guest on the list (for the November 9 show) is Jeff Howe, author of Crowdsourcing and the Crowdsourcing blog. Innovation prizes are closely related to crowdsourcing, and innovation prizes come up occasionally on the blog. Here are a couple recent examples:

The Tools of Globalization - This covers an example of productively using Innocentive. It also mentions Prize4Life.
Crowdsourcing Medical Expertise Part Two: Reader Comments

Set Your TiVos, People - The Launch Pad - X PRIZE Foundation Partner, BT, is a major sponsor of a new CNBC series on collaboration that will prominently feature X PRIZE Foundation in the first and last episodes. The CNBC series depicts how collaboration can be a catalyst for change and innovation.

CNBC to Air Collaboration Now on Sunday, October 12 - neXt PRIZE

"Collaboration Now!" on CNBC Oct. 12th - Connecting the Dots - The author of this post has some positive expecations for the 5 part series.