Peter von Dyck is founder and CEO of eZassi, a leading provider of Open Innovation software that expands the reach of ideation initiatives while protecting the company’s intellectual property rights.  Peter can be reached at

Overcoming the Challenges to Successful Open Innovation

Before any organization can reap the economic benefits of open innovation, it must overcome a number of legal, operational and cultural challenges. In this article Peter von Dyck addresses the top three obstacles to open innovation: managing intellectual property issues and other legal risks, processing ideas quickly and establishing an efficient internal structure.