I've also written about the economic crisis and the effect on innovation. A couple of days ago Exact Software launched a new platform for Small and Medium businesses to learn about the effects of the economic crisis on their business. It's a community to share information, discuss and ask questions.
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I'm proud and know this would not have been possible if 2008 would have been a 'business as usual' year. I'm happy I tried to educate people on sharing, and giving a way without expecting anything back.