The ITWeb website noted that In the 1980s, software vendors increasingly created closed platforms to support high-cost licences. The open source movement opposed this trend, championing the idea of source code being shared freely as an open resource. Some 20 years later, a similar movement was born, challenging traditional business practices and promoting the solicitation of innovation from outside company borders – open innovation. The essence of both movements involves questioning the boundaries of traditional business conventions and emphasizes decentralization, sharing and collaboration.
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