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  1. 1. The Power of Open Innovation Leveraging Community and Competition for Enterprise Software Modernization
  2. 2. REAL MOTIVATIONS FOR INNOVATION“We have no money gentlemen, so we shall have to think.”- Earnest Rutherford upon taking over Cavendish Laboratory in 1919
  3. 3. INITIAL INNOVATION SUCCESS
  4. 4. ENCOURAGE INNOVATION EVOLUTION
  5. 5. ENTERPRISE OPEN INNOVATIONWhat it takes…o Community of solverso Workflowo Pipelineo Proper incentiveso Lots of small challenges
  6. 6. ENTERPRISE OPEN INNOVATIONBenefits…o Redundancyo Parallelismo Self-Selectiono Best of breedo Forced disciplineand…o Shift in mindset!
  7. 7. INNOVATION AS A PROCESS Development Assembly Testing Bug Races Architecture Concepts Design Wireframes Storyboards Prototype Marathon Matches Single-Round Match
  8. 8. ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE MODERNIZATIONModernization is tricky…o Lack of documentationo Lots of patchworko Lots of work-aroundso Limited knowledge of technologieso Difficult to staffo Lack of code structure standards
  9. 9. MODERNIZATION “CHALLENGES”Creative innovation…o Decompose and organize legacy codeo Testing assumptionso Combine business goals, proposed approach, discoveryo Gap analysiso Complianceo Governanceo Iterative and continuouso Algorithms and analytics – “Big Data”
  10. 10. thank you!Connect with TopCoder – http://www.topcoder.com Twitter – @TopCoder TopCoder Blog – http://www.topcoder.com/blog/ Mike Lydon – mlydon@topcoder.com

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