Applying Joy’s Law to Open Innovation at NASA

In an era of increasingly bold objectives and correspondingly tight budgets, NASA is going beyond traditional mechanisms to solve problems related to space exploration. Open innovation is key. One method that NASA’s Human Health and Performance Directorate uses is Joy’s Law. Credited to Sun Microsystems cofounder Bill Joy, the law states that “no matter who you are, the smartest people always work for someone else.”

 

https://sdm.mit.edu/applying-joys-law-to-open-innovation-at-nasa/

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