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Green ICT Assessment for Organisations

Albert Hankel, Gaston Heimeriks, Patricia Lago
2017 Journal of ICT Standardization  
For this we have used the SURF Green ICT Maturity Model and facilitated the use of this model in four organisations.  ...  The results show that the model delivers specific suggestions for improvement both on reducing the environmental footprint of ICT and on using ICT as a green solution for business processes.  ...  SURF Green ICT Maturity Model (SGIMM) SURF, the Dutch higher education and research partnership for ICT, decided to develop a maturity model on Green ICT after interviewing a number of Dutch higher education  ... 
doi:10.13052/jicts2245-800x.421 fatcat:ngqxhhro5zejjh5oswjqprxp3e

Green ICT Adoption Using a Maturity Model

Albert Hankel, Gaston Heimeriks, Patricia Lago
2019 Sustainability  
We follow three organisations that used a green ICT tool, the SURF Green ICT Maturity Model, to identify such factors. Tools like the maturity model help organisations identify the what and how.  ...  To have a greening impact, the main challenge for green ICT is to take a systemic approach and involve all (relevant) parties.  ...  The SURF Green ICT Maturity Model is one of such tools.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11247163 fatcat:saay7mlzcvhkvatbqhtoqp5cwy


2017 Zenodo  
Impact of ICT and its potential for the education field is manifold. It positively affects all the stakeholders of the education field.  ...  In many countries, information and communication technology (ICT) has a lucid impact on the development of educational curriculum.  ...  In this research, a study of performance is accomplished for DSR protocol and the parameters for evaluating DSR routing protocol are: network density, network size are measured and investigated.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4249562 fatcat:6w6uv6sifrakphtw54mainnd2q

ICT-innovations today: making traditional diffusion patterns obsolete, and preliminary insight of increased importance

S.B De Marez Lieven, B.M Verleye Gino
2004 Telematics and informatics  
Secondly, we would like to present the PSAP (Product Specific Adoption Potential)-scale as a tool to obtain the necessary consumer insights before the actual introduction of an ict-innovation.  ...  A pattern that is double-peaked, instead of the smoothly bell-shaped one we are familiar with.  ...  The .33-correlation in dtv-case, and the .38-correlation in the 3G-case between the DSI and the PSAP segmentation in the lisrel-model, of which the goodness-of-fit measures (above 0.90) ensure the model  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tele.2003.11.001 fatcat:kht4vggy7vbenaisak7wbbi26u

Public Policies for ICT Update In Business: Some Key Indicators for Spain in the European Area

José Luis Vázquez, Ana Lanero, María Purificación García
2013 Social Technologies  
is moderated in micro-enterprises in the manufacture, building, retailing, and transportation sectors.Research limitations/implications—The paper offers a general overview of the use of ICT as social  ...  in comparison with the European average.Findings—The analysis supports a positive effect of national policies on Spanish enterprises' use of social technologies in the interactions with their internal  ...  Spanish Policies for ICT Update in Business In the specific case of Spain, the basic reference for the design of economic and social policies during the period 2005-2010 has been the National Reform Programme  ... 
doaj:299f218ec48b4250b8cbb7fa9f98fe71 fatcat:zffgmeuanvdk7kt3fo5xvaginm

A belief rule-based environmental responsibility assessment for small and medium-sized enterprise

Anar Bazarhanova, Ah-Lian Kor, Colin Pattinson
2016 2016 Future Technologies Conference (FTC)  
Report for the development of an EMAS Sectoral Reference Document on "Best Environmental Management Practice in the Telecommunications and ICT Services Sector".  ...  If you are the author or publisher of an output and you would like it removed from the repository, please contact us and we will investigate on a case-by-case basis.  ...  The authors are grateful to referees for their feedback comments that have helped to improve the quality of the system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ftc.2016.7821673 fatcat:vs65got3graz5aqwsxfp35obyq

Vision impairment and the transition to university education: The role of ICTs

Edgar Pacheco
2018 Figshare  
Also, the transition to university has become a topic of interest for policy makers and scholars around the world.  ...  The transition to university is a crucial process in the lives of young people who pursue tertiary education.  ...  A strong view about the disabling nature of ICTs, especially the Internet, is held by advocates of the social model of disability.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5928208 fatcat:xzwihiw6f5emdooxbqmw3dtk5i


2018 Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments  
Sweden is a good case for such a study.  ...  The SoCaTel project includes four case studies representing different welfare models (Finland, Ireland, Spain, and Hungary). This paper is based on the Spanish case.  ...  Appendix Authors' Note Authors' Note This paper is part of the H2020 SoCaTel Project funded by the European Commission (REA).  ... 
doi:10.17011/ht/urn.201811224832 fatcat:tjn2jtfh4jhj3haqseoymofmru

A Comparative Analysis of Green ICT Maturity Models

David Lautenschutz, Sergio España, Albert Hankel, Sietse Overbeek, Patricia Lago
This is the case for Green ICT maturity models, whose aim is typically to either provide insight on the important aspects an organisation or a researcher should take into account when trying to improve  ...  In fact, when we were commissioned a comprehensive ICT-sustainability auditing for Utrecht University, we not only faced the need of selecting a Green ICT maturity model, but also to ensure that it covered  ...  Acknowledgements We are grateful to the employees of the ITS department of Utrecht University for their participation in interviews and their advice.  ... 
doi:10.29007/5hgz fatcat:i73udilvgzgm3bb7mq6a3eyzpq

Characterizing the contribution of quality requirements to software sustainability

Nelly Condori-Fernandez, Patricia Lago
2018 Journal of Systems and Software  
We evaluated the perceived importance/relevance of each sustainability dimension, and the perceived usefulness of exploiting a sustainability model in different software engineering activities.  ...  of the notion of sustainability-aware software.  ...  Acknowledgment We thank all the participants who took part in our survey research. We also thank Prof. Coral Calero for her valuable support in conducting the second round of this study.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2017.12.005 fatcat:2aydc5vz5rg2dir2fly3rxfkia

TWO!EARS Deliverable D3.2 - Software Architecture, progress (WP3: Feature extraction, object formation & meaning assignment; FP7-ICT-2013-C TWO!EARS FET-Open Project 618075)

Ning Ma, Ivo Trowitsch, Jalil Taghia, Christopher Schymura, Dorothea Kolossa, Thomas Walther, Hagen Wierstorf, Tobias May, Guy J. Brown
2014 Zenodo  
Since sound sources of interest in the environment will not be static, we have also developed a framework for nonlinear tracking of sound sources which models their underlying motion dynamics.  ...  The goal of the Two!Ears project is to develop an intelligent, active computational model of auditory perception and experience in a multi-modal context.  ...  point of interest. getLastData, getNextData and getDataBlock are special cases of getData for retrieving the last data, the next data after a particular point in time, or a whole data block of length  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2595265 fatcat:rzofrzt67nbdreadvsaqc7ovqm

"Digital Tehnologies. An Overview Of Current Evolutions And Impact "

Ionescu Claudia, Dumitraş Vasile
2008 Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica  
Information and communications technology (ICT) refers to a broad field encompassing computers, communications equipment and the services associated with them.  ...  The digital and ICT revolutions are twin revolutions.  ...  The result will be higher utilization because of lessened "waste" of resources that are in the wrong configuration, for example. 4. Green IT.  ... 
doi:10.29302/oeconomica.2008.10.2.26 fatcat:ydeh53i6cbc55f4xd6hi453j64

SymbioCity: Smart Cities for Smarter Networks [article]

Federico Chiariotti, Massimo Condoluci, Toktam Mahmoodi, Andrea Zanella
2017 arXiv   pre-print
The dissertation is then substantiated in a proof-of-concept case study, where we show how the traffic monitoring service provided by the London Smart City initiative can be used to predict the density  ...  The "Smart City" (SC) concept revolves around the idea of embodying cutting-edge ICT solutions in the very fabric of future cities, in order to offer new and better services to citizens while lowering  ...  absorb the increase of data traffic due to the large number of vehicles in the area and the tendency of the passengers to kill the time surfing the web or playing online games while waiting for the green  ... 
arXiv:1612.05416v2 fatcat:dccltg2ivzdqdkolfglc465q6u

State of the art of technology in the food sector value chain towards the IoT

Lucia Ramundo, Marco Taisch, Sergio Terzi
2016 2016 IEEE 2nd International Forum on Research and Technologies for Society and Industry Leveraging a better tomorrow (RTSI)  
This paper provides a state of the art of smart and other emerging technologies framed in the whole food supply-chain, to create a picture of the added value that the technology can bring to the sector  ...  Moreover, the evolutions towards the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm adoption are presented.  ...  smartphone usage time for surfing and a +20% of e-commerce purchasing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/rtsi.2016.7740612 dblp:conf/rtsi/RamundoTT16 fatcat:l2b6zn5imzeo3ias2kmo6af4uy

An Empirical Study of the Technology Transfer Potential of EU Security and Trust R&D Projects [chapter]

Martina de Gramatica, Fabio Massacci, Olga Gadyatskaya
2014 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
This paper presents only the authors' point of view, and does not reflect the opinion of the EC.  ...  The work leading to this report was supported by the EU under the FP7 ICT EFFECTS+ and SECCORD projects.  ...  In case of the lack of investment these technologies can lag behind its full potential and not reach the maturity soon enough.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-12574-9_14 fatcat:wbh33s23cna7rnozpcqsbgp5ym
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