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By Chuck Brooks: How to strengthen the public/private partnership through open collaboration, best practices, and shared research and development.

Charles "Chuck"  Brooks. He is the vice president/client executive for the Department of Homeland Security at Xerox.

Charles "Chuck" Brooks. He is the vice president/client executive for the Department of Homeland Security at Xerox.

“The Internet was invented in a government laboratory, but it was the corporate vision that had it commercialized and institutionalized. It’s a great example of how the public and private sectors can work as partners in innovation, and advance a new era of social and technological change. The best part: Both sides win.These types of partnerships can fail as spectacularly as they succeed. But to make a partnership successful and work faster, smarter and better, a few things have to happen. These can also be applied outside of the public/private space…”, affirmed the Xerox VP Charles “Chuck” Brooks to Forbes Magazine (Business section) about the importance of public/private partnership. He detailed why the following three steps are so important to make it work: Collaborate, Share best Practices and  Tap into existing R&D Resources. READ WHOLE STORY HERE