Making Open Innovation Relevant to More Economic Players

Making Open Innovation Relevant to More Economic Players

The MOOI-forum is in its 5th month now, focusing on Open Innovation and corporate culture as theme. MOOI is consistently working for organization's personals to collaborate each other for managing innovative approach in their working through online learning innovation programs. Every month, great discussions emerge on the forum through innovation management.se. This article takes a look at how open innovation can be applied in many different strategic settings compared to the showcases described in different publications during the last decade.

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ICT for Development
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Self-Adaptive Systems

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2410-4051
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A large class of software-intensive systems, including those for industrial automation, consumer electronics, airplanes, automobiles, medical devices, and civic infrastructure, must interact with the physical world. More advanced systems, such as unmanned autonomous systems, don’t just interact but also perceive important structural and dynamic aspects of their operational environment. To become interactive, an autonomous system must be aware of its physical environment and whereabouts, as well as its current internal status. This ability helps software-intensive systems sense, draw inferences, and react by exhibiting self-adaptation. As software is used for more pervasive and critical applications, support for self-adaptation is increasingly seen as necessary in avoiding costly disruptions for repair, maintenance and evolution of systems. A common understanding about the process of self-adaptation is the ability of a system to autonomously monitor its behavior and eventually modify the same according to changes in the operational environment or in the system itself. A good example of self-adaptive systems can be addressed to contemporary robotics systems that rely on the most recent advances in automation and robotic technologies to promote autonomy and self-adaptation to robotized systems.

The paradigm of self-adaptive systems is closely related to AI, which makes the research and development of such systems extremely challenging and demanding new approaches that can efficiently tackle the problems of expressing autonomy requirements, designing and implementing self-adaptive features, and efficiently testing self-adaptive behavior.

This journal seeks contributions from leading experts from research and practice of self-adaptive systems that will provide the connection between theory and practice with the ultimate goal to bring both the science and industry closer to the so-called "autonomic culture” and successful realization of self-adaptive systems. Both theoretical and applied contributions related to the relevance and potential of engineering methods, approaches and tools for self-adaptive systems are particularly welcome. This applies to application areas and technologies such as:

  • adaptable security and privacy;
  • adaptable user interfaces;
  • autonomic computing;
  • dependable computing;
  • embedded systems;
  • genetic algorithms;
  • knowledge representation and reasoning;
  • machine learning;
  • mobile ad-hoc networks;
  • mobile and autonomous robots;
  • multi-agent systems;
  • peer-to-peer applications;
  • sensor networks;
  • service-oriented architectures;
  • ubiquitous computing.

It also hold for many research fields, which have already investigated some aspects of self-adaptation from their own perspective, such as fault-tolerant computing, distributed systems, biologically inspired computing, distributed artificial intelligence, integrated management, robotics, knowledge-based systems, machine learning, control theory, etc.

Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Emil Vassev received his M.Sc. in Computer Science (2005) and his Ph.D. in Computer Science (2008) from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Currently, he is a research fellow at Lero (the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre) at University of Limerick, Ireland where he is leading the Lero’s participation in the ASCENS FP7 project and the Lero’s joint project with ESA on Autonomous Software Systems Development Approaches.

Internet of Things

The "Internet of Things (IoT)" has emerged as an important research activity in the past few years. The Internet is evolving towards interconnecting potentially trillions of communicating devices, a multi-fold order of increase from the current generation Internet. There are several ongoing projects and prototype implementation dealing with various IoT based applications, including those in Smart Cities, Smart Grid, Healthcare and other domains.

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Ubiquitous Environments

Taking Innovation Management Training to The Next Level

Taking Innovation Management Training to The Next Level

As we know companies look to develop new and sustained revenue streams they are expanding the resources and activities associated with their innovation programs to form fully developed corporate ecosystems that support and drive innovation. There is an important topic that is often missing from innovation management training / online learning education programs: How to build effective employee networks that support employees who have been trained around with new innovation skills.
Various networks are designed to further engage employees in your innovation program, including participants from online learning innovation training programs, the following activities from across the corporate innovation ecosystem might be considered as tools to further engage network members:

Exclusive access to additional training
Exclusive challenges/ contests
Networking groups and forums (such as an annual conference)
Communicate to them directly
Exclusive access to materials, reports and information
Recognition through plaques, notification in publications (online and offline), avatars, etc.
Exclusive access to leadership planning and development sessions (network participants could be invited to attend leadership meetings)
Access to industry conferences and events
Priority access to work on ideas in development, through an ideas marketplace feature, with a goal of increasing the flow of activity
Credit for time spent working on the development of innovative ideas
Access to funding pool for new idea development
Position them as moderators / facilitators for future training sessions
Business book distribution and book club sessions
Exclusive opportunities to meet with leadership and discuss issues relevant to the organization

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ICT for Development
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Online Learning Innovation Program for effective Human Resource Management 

Online Learning Innovation Program for effective Human Resource Management 

InnovationManagement. Se is the right place for Human Resource Professional for developing innovation skills. Lets come to us for online learning program opportunities from extremely talented professionals and make innovation happen all around the world. As we all know that Innovation is something that always keeps you out of the box and help to you to generate interactive & profitable innovative ideas for your organization. So it is the right time for all to avail various innovation management training programs through state-of-the-art professional coaching sessions which are necessary for enhancing your innovation and to build a positive environment in your organization.

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ICT for Development
Internet and Mobility
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Technology and Africa

Technology and Africa

I have always wondered about what steps to take to ensure that the African countries are not so far away from the rest of the world in terms of technological innovations and advancement? What should be done?

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ICT for Development
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09 Oct 2014 - 10 Oct 2014
Location: 
Berlin
Germany

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Pervasive Health and Technology

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It is internationally recognized that future healthcare systems will be supported by pervasive healthcare systems in order to target the upcoming societal health challenges. Pervasive Health and Technology (PHT) Journal is a cross-disciplinary journal focusing on issues related to development, delivery and management of pervasive healthcare and the impact of technology within future healthcare systems. The journal aims to become an information source and to create a community of shared interests between health professionals, technologists, patients and other professionals related to pervasive healthcare.

The journal will present and discuss issues pertaining to personal electronic health assistants, health crowdsourcing, data mining and knowledge management, needs of patients, disease prevention and awareness, electronic and mobile health platforms including design, implementation and evaluation of supporting hardware and software in ambulant and hospital workflows, needs of physicians, nurses and other healthcare staff.

PHT seeks novel contributions in the areas including, but not limited to:

  • Pervasive Healthcare Management: data quality, standards and interoperability, security and privacy
  • Understanding healthcare actors: patients, physicians, nurses, carers and other health stakeholders
  • Knowledge representation and reasoning: interpreting health data from daily life, user modeling and personalization
  • Application of pervasive healthcare technologies and out of lab case studies: health/wellbeing promotion and disease prevention, telemedicine, independent living
  • Public health approaches and large-scale health initiatives: health crowdsourcing, disease prevention
  • Economic impact of pervasive healthcare systems when targeting societal health challenges: business cases, cost analysis, impact on society

Editor in Chief

Athanasios V. Vasilakos
University of Western Macedonia,Greece

Co-Editors in Chief

Thaier Hayajneh, Ph.D
Computer Science Department
School of Engineering and Computing Sciences
New York Institute of Technology NY, USA

Cloud Systems

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2410-6895
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The EAI Endorsed Transactions on Cloud Systems (ToCS) is an international venue for publishing innovative and cutting edge results on the convergence of next-generation technologies and methodologies reshaping our way of living. The emerging converged platform for growth and innovation is built on four technology pillars: mobile computing, cloud services, big data and analytics, and social networking.

Researchers and practitioners involved in cloud systems can publish information on theory, engineering principles, enabling technologies, and practical experiences related to cloud systems. ToCS will offer an end-to-end view on the challenges and technologies in cloud systems, foster research that addresses the interaction between and across the different technology pillars, and ultimately help shape the future of cloud systems as they transform business and society.

Technical papers describing original, previously unpublished work, not currently under review by another conference or journal, are solicited. ToCS is interested both in research contributions and industrial experiences involving any of the associated areas: cloud computing, services development and operations, big data and analytics, and social networks. Technical papers that take a broad systems perspective and identify how the work fits to an overall solution are particularly of interest. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Anything as a Service (XaaS),  for example: Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Business process as a service (BPaaS) or Disaster Recovery as a service (DRaaS)
  • Cloud architecture and foundation services
  • Big data management and analytics
  • Internet of things (IoT) and Mobile Cloud
  • Virtualization technology
  • The virtual enterprise, software defined networks (SDN), Network Function virtualization (NFV), software defined Storage, Data virtualization, etc.
  • Cloud security, privacy, and trust
  • Workload deployment and migration
  • Resource management provisioning and load balancing
  • Energy management in cloud centers
  • Cloud programming models and tools
  • Private, Public, Hybrid and Federated clouds
  • API management, collaboration and integration
  • Content distribution and management
  • Service lifecycle management
  • Service management automation
  • Cloud computing programming models
  • Multi-tenancy
  • Discovery of services and data
  • Monitoring and Metering
  • Systems  of records and systems of engagement
  • Business models, pricing, and software licensing
  • Modeling and Testing very large infrastructures
  • Standardization, regulation and  compliance management

Editor-in-Chief

Eliezer Dekel, IBM Research – Haifa, Israel Eliezer Dekel is an IBM Senior Technical Staff Member and Chief Architect for Distributed Systems in IBM Research - Haifa. In his current role he focuses on developing infrastructure technologies for very large scale distributed systems. Eliezer Dekel is a steering board member of the European Alliance for Innovations (EAI). He is the editor in chief of ICST Transaction on Financial Systems and an associate editor of ACM Computing Surveys. Dr.

30 Jun 2014 - 01 Jul 2014
Location: 
Brussels
Belgium

From Ideas to Markets: Excellence in mainstreaming gender into research, innovation, and policy

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