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How do Agile Software Startups deal with uncertainties by Covid-19 pandemic? [article]

Rafael da Camara, Marcelo Marinho, Suzana Sampaio, Saulo Cadete
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This paper shares lessons learned that could help agile software startups improve their way of work in an uncertain environment caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.  ...  This paper investigates the impact of Covid-19 in a real software startup context to understand how they have reacted against uncertainties caused by Covid-19.  ...  However, with the Covid-19 propagation, the possibility of the disease high spread in Recife became evident.  ... 
arXiv:2006.13715v2 fatcat:fietep2vivdl5fslezemiqdq5m

Pandemics and marketing: insights, impacts, and research opportunities

Gopal Das, Shailendra Pratap Jain, Durairaj Maheswaran, Rebecca J. Slotegraaf, Raji Srinivasan
2021 Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science  
Disconcertingly, their frequency persists, with four "major" pandemics disrupting the planet in the last 65 years and more expected in the future.  ...  While many of the economic and health consequences of pandemics are well-documented, their marketing implications are less understood.  ...  For example, Chinese restaurants reported an immediate drop in business due to the perceived origins of COVID-19 (Carman and Heil 2020) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11747-021-00786-y pmid:33994600 pmcid:PMC8114019 fatcat:5yzpj32yajcl5nvwjelupbk6hq

Technology-Mediated Higher Education Provision during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Assessment of Engineering Student Experiences and Sentiments

Thitiwat Piyatamrong, Jay Derrick, Abel Nyamapfene
2021 Journal of Engineering Education Transformations  
The advent of COVID-19 at the beginning of 2020 put universities worldwide into one of the most significant educational disruptions ever experienced.  ...  The findings show that learning during the pandemic has raised many concerns for the future adaptations of online learning.  ...  Acknowledgment This study is funded in part by the Royal Thai Government Scholarship. The authors wish to thank the interviewees of this study.  ... 
doi:10.16920/jeet/2021/v34i0/157158 fatcat:igosxzazmncafi5g3z7wqcq3ry

Selection of an engineering institution: Students perceptions of choice characteristics and suitability under the COVID-19 pandemic [article]

Prashant Mahajan
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Consequently, it becomes a prerequisite to examine the choice characteristics influencing the selection of EI during the COVID-19 pandemic to make it normal for new enrollments.  ...  of EI during the COVID19 pandemic across students characteristics.  ...  institute choice of an engineering study, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ... 
arXiv:2103.16192v1 fatcat:l3blmpqm2rbl7duuhjz7fdnkj4

The New Technologies in the Pandemic Era

Erick Giovani Sperandio Nascimento, Adhvan Novais Furtado, Roberto Badaró, Luciana Knop
We concluded that this pandemic lastly consolidates the new technologies era and will change the whole way of the social life of human beings.  ...  This paper aims to reach articles about new technologies applied to COVID-19 published in the main database (PubMed/Medline, Elsevier Science Direct, Scopus, Isi Web of Science, Embase, Excerpta Medica  ...  COVID-19 pandemic: identity can be withheld, voices disguised, and patient video made visible only to the clinician.  ... 
doi:10.34178/jbth.v3i2.122 fatcat:y7e5kls2xjhm3ipupwbyhmeg5i

University Students' Perception, Evaluation and Spaces of Distance Learning during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Austria: What Can We Learn for Post-Pandemic Educational Futures?

Tabea Bork-Hüffer, Vanessa Kulcar, Ferdinand Brielmair, Andrea Markl, Daniel Marian Immer, Barbara Juen, Maria Hildegard Walter, Katja Kaufmann
2021 Sustainability  
The COVID-19 pandemic caught societies worldwide unprepared in 2020.  ...  educational (home) spaces during the pandemic in Innsbruck, Austria.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors thank the student participants and the student researchers involved in this project.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13147595 fatcat:zg2uk6taczhhvkj47mqm6sz77a

Socially Assistive Robots Helping Older Adults through the Pandemic and Life after COVID-19

Cristina Getson, Goldie Nejat
2021 Robotics  
The COVID-19 pandemic has critically impacted the health and safety of the population of the world, especially the health and well-being of older adults.  ...  of such robots during the pandemic.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics10030106 fatcat:pzfuhmzfbffbfm7yez6777cq5u

K-12 teachers' remote teaching self-efficacy during the pandemic

Victoria Cardullo, Chih-hsuan Wang, Megan Burton, Jianwei Dong
2021 Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching & Learning  
/methodology/approachA survey was employed to examine the relationship between factors in the extended TAM model and teachers' self-efficacy in remote teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic using the 49  ...  In addition, the authors sought to listen to classroom teachers as they expressed their unbiased views of the advantages, disadvantages and challenges of teaching remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.Design  ...  during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jrit-10-2020-0055 fatcat:cisdhtinfneo7maxmewg5shrju

Selection of an engineering institution: Students' perceptions of choice characteristics and suitability under the COVID-19 pandemic

Prashant Mahajan, Vaishali Patil
2021 Zenodo  
of EI during the COVID-19 pandemic across students' characteristics.  ...  COVID-19 has impacted Indian engineering institutions (EIs) enormously.  ...  institute choice of an engineering study, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4636289 fatcat:te7bi6edtbbhfoepr3w7ou7pki

You've got a friend in me: sociable robots for older adults in an age of global pandemics

Nancy S. Jecker
2020 Ethics and Information Technology  
Social isolation and loneliness are ongoing threats to health made worse by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.  ...  Before the pandemic emerged, a 2020 National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report warned of the underappreciated adverse effects of social isolation and loneliness on health, especially  ...  Acknowledgements This paper was presented at the International Association of Bioethics 15th World Congress of Bioethics in June 2020  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10676-020-09546-y pmid:32837286 pmcid:PMC7365025 fatcat:s6el3kxo25blhpda25npvr75hy

Manufacturing Consent: The Modern Pandemic of Technosolutionism

Katina Michael, Roba Abbas, Rafael A. Calvo, George Roussos, Eusebio Scornavacca, Samuel Fosso Wamba
2020 IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society  
[item 18) in the Appendix]. Other schemes are open to security vulnerabilities, like the possible leaking of sensitive location details of confirmed COVID-19 cases [item 19) in the Appendix].  ...  In this editorial, we will briefly look on the potential for application-focused technology used to location track and contact trace citizens during COVID-19, as a means to allow the free flow of humans  ... 
doi:10.1109/tts.2020.2994381 fatcat:yzc6fd3blzhjtmya5qnpovjy44

TrollHunter [Evader]: Automated Detection [Evasion] of TwitterTrolls During the COVID-19 Pandemic [article]

Peter Jachim and Filipo Sharevski and Paige Treebridge
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents TrollHunter, an automated reasoning mechanism we used to hunt for trolls on Twitter during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.  ...  Because the COVID-19 infodemic could have a harmful impact on the COVID-19 pandemic, we provide an elaborate discussion about the implications of employing adversarial machine learning to evade Twitter  ...  feature set of Twitter trolling content during the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020 (January-March 2020).  ... 
arXiv:2012.02586v1 fatcat:wirawysmzneora3ynlqpwev3pi

Digital Orthopaedics. A Glimpse into the Future in The Midst of a Pandemic

Stefano A. Bini, Peter L. Schilling, Shaun P. Patel, Niraj V. Kalore, Michael Ast, Joseph Maratt, Dustin Schuett, Charles M. Lawrie, Christopher Chung, G. Daxton Steele
2020 Journal of Arthroplasty  
The response to COVID-19 catalyzed the adoption and integration of digital health tools into the health care delivery model for musculoskeletal patients.  ...  The authors aim to provide several examples of digital health solutions utilized to manage orthopedic patients during the pandemic and discuss what features of these technologies are likely to continue  ...  during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.arth.2020.04.048 pmid:32416956 pmcid:PMC7175889 fatcat:o6dgrgeibjdavlhjh4uu62jrxa

Exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on approaches to innovation in the consulting industry: a grounded theory pilot study

Diane Laurette Kamning
2021 Innovation & Management Review  
from the literature gap on approaches to innovation in consultancies during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, a grounded theory approach was used to generate a theoretical explanation of how the COVID  ...  This qualitative pilot study aimed at exploring the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on the approaches to innovation in the consulting industry.Design/methodology/approachTriggered  ...  From the tip of the iceberg, there seems to be no major change in novel idea generation/ recognition process for salespeople, managers and engineers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ... 
doi:10.1108/inmr-05-2021-0076 fatcat:dxffb3grinhyrfqpbdwwhzl2wa

Balancing Technology, Pedagogy and the New Normal: Post-pandemic Challenges for Higher Education

Chrysi Rapanta, Luca Botturi, Peter Goodyear, Lourdes Guàrdia, Marguerite Koole
2021 Postdigital Science and Education  
AbstractThe Covid-19 pandemic has presented an opportunity for rethinking assumptions about education in general and higher education in particular.  ...  In the light of the general crisis the pandemic caused, especially when it comes to the so-called emergency remote teaching (ERT), educators from all grades and contexts experienced the necessity of rethinking  ...  and learning during and after the Covid-19 pandemic (Jandrić 2020) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42438-021-00249-1 fatcat:o2wgmmvzwnggphtkaq4hxm3thq
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