How Al Jazeera Wants to Champion Open Innovation
The Journalism.co.uk website reported that Morad Rayyan, project lead for the Innovation and Research Group at the Al Jazeera news service said, “Open innovation is what drives this whole thing for us. In the old days people would invest millions of dollars and thousands of scientists in closed labs, with their own patents and they don’t share that knowledge or open it up.”But the new thing is that we have a community, there are people out there who are interested in the intersection between technology and media, just in general, and we thought why would we even want to compete with such a thing? It doesn’t make sense. So we thought, let’s empower them.”
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