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Systems thinking in innovation project management: A match that works

Maria Kapsali
2011 International Journal of Project Management  
This paper discusses why conventional project management practices lead to the failure of publicly funded innovation deployment projects, and investigates how the use of systems thinking in project management  ...  The key finding is that systems thinking methods provide the flexibility to manage innovativeness, complexity and uncertainty in innovation projects more successfully.  ...  These are two important functions in systems thinking, which is a conceptual framework, providing constructs for the attributes and functions of systems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijproman.2011.01.003 fatcat:iemehfywvvdv7etsep7hjrmlh4

Developing computational design creativity systems

D. C. Brown
2013 International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation  
Much of the research in the "AI in Design" area proceeds in this way: for example, modelling routine design, analogical reasoning, or configuration, and then building systems that instantiate those models  ...  The paper points to a variety of factors that will need to be studied and understood in detail in order to build such systems.  ...  The crucial conceptual processes include Conceptual Combination, Conceptual Expansion, Analogy, Mental Models, and Knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1080/21650349.2013.754651 fatcat:ltmf76uwpncadkyi52almashme

Openness and Security Thinking Characteristics for IoT Ecosystems

Bahtijar Vogel, Miranda Kajtazi, Joseph Bugeja, Rimpu Varshney
2020 Information  
In this paper, we propose a model for IoT practitioners and researchers, who can adopt a sound security thinking in parallel with open IoT technological developments.  ...  A novel model is conceptualized with those characteristics followed by several key aspects important to design and secure future IoT systems.  ...  Therefore, in light of our proposal for a continuous security thinking approach, we argue that concepts and models towards conceptualizing security in IoT can be both innovative and risky at the same time  ... 
doi:10.3390/info11120564 fatcat:h5auqvejvzfsxfnobjnih5zztq

Learning E-Commerce Web Design Engineering: Towards Discovery of Service Innovational Opportunities

Chien-Sing Lee, K. Daniel Wong
2016 2016 IEEE 16th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT)  
We hypothesize that if we can help students to model in relation to the ecosystem, they should be able to identify or discover opportunities, strategically assess technologies and create new innovations  ...  For goal-based scaffolding, we use technology-assisted design thinking, embedded formative assessments.  ...  of strategic technology assessments and innovational outcomes?  ... 
doi:10.1109/icalt.2016.88 dblp:conf/icalt/LeeW16 fatcat:5at26g2evvarbarskuldvipiqa

A new model for customer purchase intention in e-commerce recommendation agents

Vahid Roudposhti, Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Abbas Mardani, Dalia Streimikiene, Sarminah Samad, Othman Ibrahim
2018 Journal of International Studies  
The questionnaires was adopted from the previous researches, and validated by the experts in the fields of information systems and recommender systems.  ...  The research model of this study was developed by reviewing the previous studies on web-based information systems, e-commerce and recommender systems.  ...  The conceptual model is demonstrated in Fig. 3 and definition of each factor is presented in the next sections. According to Fig. 3 , the following hypotheses are proposed. Novelty.  ... 
doi:10.14254/2071-8330.2018/11-4/17 fatcat:p7gcuf3lrjbxfgmpzro4t56a7m

Piloting Experiential Learning through 360° Video and 3d Printing to Improve System Modelling

Juan Carlos Muñoz-Carpio, Michael Cowling, James Birt
2019 Proceedings of the 2019 International Conference on Mathematics, Science and Technology Teaching and Learning - ICMSTTL 2019  
This includes unpacking the effects of visualization and gamification on motivation, engagement and learning in system modelling.  ...  This research investigates the impact of experiential learning methods in teaching system modelling in higher education ICT classroom.  ...  Many students face difficulties in conceptualizing, which leads to difficulties scaffolding and understanding theoretical models particularly around the complexities of system design thinking [24] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/3348400.3348411 fatcat:tvmyovls4zgkxedu5oh4eg6kwy

Evaluation of Musical Creativity and Musical Metacreation Systems

Kat Agres, Jamie Forth, Geraint A. Wiggins
2017 Computers in Entertainment  
test their impact on the perceptual, cognitive, and affective states of the audience, and 2) build mechanisms for reflection into the creative system, including models of human perception and cognition  ...  More rigorous empirical testing will allow computational and metacreative systems to become more creative by definition, and can be used to demonstrate the impact and novelty of particular approaches.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS All three authors are funded by the project Lrn2Cre8, which acknowledges the financial support of the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme within the Seventh Framework Programme  ... 
doi:10.1145/2967506 fatcat:q5rlzflagvfllm4u5vwprycimy

A New Approach to TA from Australia

W. Russell, F. Vanclay
2007 TATuP - Journal for Technology Assessment in Theory and Practice  
The novelty of TASC is its emphasis on the social nature of technology and the influence of the social context on the nature and impacts of technology.  ...  TASC provides a constructive, social systems approach to (1) assess technology in social context and (2) shape technology and social contexts through information, interaction and dialogue.  ...  The novelty of TASC is its emphasis on the social nature of technology and the influence of the social context on the nature and impacts of technology.  ... 
doi:10.14512/tatup.16.3.78 fatcat:klfvrzwupfbehly7knbpo5hpwq

Designing Your Future Business Model: An Activity System Perspective

Christoph Zott, Raphael H. Amit
2009 Social Science Research Network  
architecture of an activity system; and design themes -novelty, lock-in, complementarities and efficiency -that describe the sources of the activity system's value creation.  ...  Building on the received literature, we conceptualize a firm's business model as a system of interdependent activities that transcends the focal firm and spans its boundaries.  ...  Conceptual and empirical research has established that the common design themes that orchestrate and connect the elements of an activity system inlcude Novelty, lock-In, Complementarities and Efficiency  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1356511 fatcat:uzn5cneogbf3thvfpjvk3kcuhi

Automatic Assessment of University Teachers' Critical Thinking Levels

Antonella Poce, Francesca Amenduni, Maria Rosaria Re, Carlo De Medio
2019 International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning  
Automatic assessment is focused on four CT macro-indicators : basic language skills, relevance, importance and novelty.  ...  <p class="0abstract"><span lang="EN-US">The present work describes the structure of a pilot study which was addressed to test a tool developed to automatically assess Critical Thinking - CT Levels through  ...  In the field of critical thinking assessment, Gordon, Prakken and Walton (2007) proposed a functional model for the evaluation of arguments in dialogical and argumentative contexts.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijac.v12i3.11259 fatcat:d4hbvesbanbjbliwc57glfvq6u

Creativity of Deep Learning: Conceptualization and Assessment [article]

Johannes Schneider, Marcus Basalla
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We highlight parallels between current systems and different models of human creativity as well as their shortcomings.  ...  In this paper, we use insights from computational creativity to conceptualize and assess current applications of generative deep learning in creative domains identified in a literature review.  ...  It also helps companies better assess the suitability of adopting the technology.  ... 
arXiv:2012.02282v2 fatcat:vkq7yzynxjfnthwa4o4tf2cu5q

News Verification Suite: Towards System Design to Supplement Reporters' and Editors' Judgements

Victoria L. Rubin
2018 Proceedings of the Annual Conference of CAIS / Actes du congrès annuel de l'ACSI  
This paper offers a conceptual basis and describes elements for a multi-layered system to provide information users (newsreaders) with credible information and improve the work processes of the online  ...  I compare the "traditional model of journalism" to the current journalistic practices of "news sharing a.s.a.p." and identify certain processes that are currently either missing or could be complemented  ...  Acknowledgements This research has been funded by the Government of Canada Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant (#435-2015-0065) awarded to Dr.  ... 
doi:10.29173/cais1030 fatcat:7kgbunerqnch7org6mn5a6xika

Online complaining

Tor W. Andreassen, Sandra Streukens
2013 Managing Service Quality  
First, develop and test a conceptual model to understand customers' intention to adopt online complaining.  ...  Despite the relevance of online customer complaining, little research exists in this area. The purpose of this paper is twofold.  ...  Conceptual model and hypotheses In Figure 1 , we summarize the conceptual model guiding our empirical study on the adoption of online customer complaining system.  ... 
doi:10.1108/09604521311287632 fatcat:airxdf7lnrbgxj4imtuouykefy

Transitions of Mobility Systems in Urban Regions: A Heuristic Framework

Andrew Switzer, Luca Bertolini, John Grin
2013 Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning  
We wish also to acknowledge the insightful and challenging comments of two anonymous reviewers. Notes 1. Institutions are understood here as relatively coherent sets of rules and resources. 2.  ...  Acknowledgements This research has been made possible by financial support from the Sustainable Accessibility for the Randstad research programme of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research  ...  The objective of the session was to assess the usability of the conceptual model as a heuristic instrument (in the terms clarified in Section 3 above).  ... 
doi:10.1080/1523908x.2012.746182 fatcat:rtf4x6veozbifpl3dhpli2olnq

Modeling systems thinking in action among higher education leaders with fuzzy multi-criteria decision making

Divya Shukla
2018 Management şi Marketing  
The current study has attempted to conceptualize systems thinking in action model which consists of four stages of action cycle; diagnosis and analysis, modeling, intervention and review and lessons learned  ...  The study has found that leaders are adopting systems thinking in the moderate level, however, the first three stages are found less in practice and more in perceived importance.  ...  Hence action-based model of systems thinking focusing in change cycle is required to conceptualize.  ... 
doi:10.2478/mmcks-2018-0015 fatcat:ntxttmbtmrhn3i4jcrtnfzd6wm
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