Good article to read from strategy+business – go here to read it.
It’s all based on an original paper, written by Eric Raymond, called “The Cathedral and the Bazaar.”
Which was an argument for co-operative development. And changed the software industry.
Click here to read his site on it.
For me, this is like research – it’s a great way to get a lot of different perspectives on an idea, but not a great way to find the idea in the first place. To do that, you need a team that is actually generating ideas – and, normally, a leap is involved.