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Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: New business and investment models in the digital world
Track: New business and investement models in the digital world
Companies engage in outsourcing when it enters a contractual agreement to source a particular expertise from another company with the intent to meet specific business objectives. In outsourcing agreements, the client transfers completely or partially the operational responsibility related to a set of processes within a specific scope and over a set period of time. When the outsourced processes are ... More
Presented by Prof. Carl MARNEWICK on 16 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Various social issues, which include unemployment, homelessness and skill shortages, exist in especially developing country contexts. In the same environment as the social issues, there are often resources (physical and non-physical) available that are not utilised to their full capacity. Theoretically certain idle resources could potentially be applied in different ways in order to address a soci ... More
Presented by Dr. Sara GROBBELAAR on 15 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: New business and investment models in the digital world
Track: New business and investement models in the digital world
The purpose of this paper is to develop an integrated framework using a combination of lean strategy, predictive analytics fintech scores and risk analysis to generate innovative value chain business models applied to the agro-industrial sector. The framework will be validated with the development of a digital platform (FINTECH) that allows to establish value chains for agricultural production c ... More
Presented by Ms. Daniela DEL GALLEGO BUSTAMANTE, Mr. Esteban ARBOLEDA LÓPEZ, Ms. Nataly CABRERA CHAVES on 16 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: R&D Management
This study examines the role of training in human resources for the development of skills and entrepreneurial. Entrepreneurship training is a systematic, intentional and goal-oriented process in which non-entrepreneur human resources, but with the required potential is creatively trained. Indeed this type of training is considered as an activity used for transferring the required knowledge and inf ... More
Presented by Hamid SAREMI on 15 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
The core research issue of the present study is to understand the adoption of cloud computing (CC) in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) firms in India. A system dynamics-based, user and service provider factor interrelationship model is developed to help evaluate the adoption of cloud computing in the firm. Different relationships and linkages between the service provider and user, ar ... More
Presented by Dr. Ruchita GUPTA on 15 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
System Dynamics models have previously been used to describe the adoption of new technology in Healthcare. JB Homer and later KL Knoll developed such models based on case studies involving implantable devices and antibiotic pharmaceutical product. In both cases the technologies studied were of a therapeutic nature and the use-event was linked to an individual patient (single use). The process inv ... More
Presented by Mr. Riaan VAN DER WATT on 16 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
The impetus of improved access to healthcare services in Sub-Saharan Africa necessitates that various challenges be addressed within healthcare value chains. The most commonly faced challenges have been proven to be major supply chain constraints, a shortage of skilled staff, stock outages, diminished funds, difficulty tracking patient data, cultural biases towards western medicine and a lack of m ... More
Presented by Ms. Annica MARAIS on 15 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
Renewable energies are more promising alternatives - in terms of sustainable development - for developed and developing countries, such as Brazil. The increasing use of renewable energy sources means less use of traditional energy sources. However, we still notice a dependence on these traditional energy sources. This paper analyses the political aspects of a transition towards a more sustainable ... More
Presented by Mrs. Carolina HADDAD on 15 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Renewable energies are more promising alternatives - in terms of sustainable development - for developed and developing countries, such as Brazil. The increasing use of renewable energy sources means less use of traditional energy sources. However, we still notice a dependence on these traditional energy sources. This paper analyses the political aspects of a transition towards a more sustainable ... More
Presented by Mrs. Carolina HADDAD on 17 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Renewable energies are more promising alternatives - in terms of sustainable development - for developed and developing countries, such as Brazil. The increasing use of renewable energy sources means less use of traditional energy sources. However, we still notice a dependence on these traditional energy sources. This paper analyses the political aspects of a transition towards a more sustainable ... More
Presented by Mrs. Carolina HADDAD on 16 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Workshop (Category C) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
The world economy has been undergoing transformational changes from an agrarian economy to an industrially based economy and now to a technology and thought-leadership based knowledge economy. And it is the entrepreneurship that is the driving force behind innovation in technology and knowledge-led economies of the world. Of late, there has been an intense focus on entrepreneurship with a special ... More
Presented by Yalman ZAFAR ANSARI on 16 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Technology management is a crucial issue for any company; a technology applied to the company determines its competitiveness and long-term development. At the same time this is a field with many dilemmas and hard decisions for managers. An ability to operate effectively in this area eventually gives a company many advantages. The literature from this field proposes models and approaches, which exp ... More
Presented by Mrs. Elżbieta KRAWCZYK-DEMBICKA on 17 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
Building projects and portfolios for territorial competitiveness and innovation, highlights as a successful strategy for consolidation of cities and regions as development engines. Cases such as “Projet Urbain” in Paris France and “Bilbao Ria 2000” in Bilbao Spain shows specific successful approach for building projects and programs. In this paper we report on our experience of Diamante Ca ... More
Presented by Prof. Luis Eduardo BECERRA ARDILA on 16 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
The production industry of Upper Austria covers several industrial branches with clear strongholds in materials production, machinery, automation, automotive etc. However, Upper Austria is not only the home of global leading industrial producers, it is more the home of an eco-system with a healthy mix of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), large Enterprises, producers of goods, producers of servi ... More
Presented by Mr. Manuel BRUNNER on 18 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
In Korea, not only government but also private sector continues to increase investment in R&D, and then Facilities, apparatus, and human resources reached higher position comparing decade ago. The investment has been mentioned as a primary factor in nurturing companies, heightening national competitiveness, and securing sustainable development. The government has made efforts to establish various ... More
Presented by Dr. YOON BEEN LEE on 15 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
The purpose of this article is to provide an understanding of the relationship between the issues in organizational culture in project management and project success through a systematic review of the literature. The goal is to identify dimensions and variables that shape the relationship of organizational culture in project management and the success of projects. In a systematic literature review ... More
Presented by Dr. Mauro Luiz MARTENS on 16 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
In this article, it is argued that the lack of consistent information technology (IT) and organisational strategies heightens the proclivity to cancel IT initiatives. Organisational strategy loosely conveys a compounded perspective pertaining to business and organisational strategies. Business, IT and organisational strategies logically hinge on efficient enterprise IT integration concepts that co ... More
Presented by Mr. Mthandeni LANGA on 16 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology Management
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
One of the key obstacles to national system transformation is its legal infrastructure. Due to its complex nature and the need for long term stability, the legislative infrastructure doesn’t intersect well with the term innovation. The situation becomes even more complex with multiple stakeholders in the legal system design process, which includes government bodies, parliament, political parties ... More
Presented by Mr. Mostafa GHALY on 17 May 2017 at 14:24
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Presented by Wolfgang KNOLL on 15 May 2017 at 09:00
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Mangement of Technology
Track: Product and service development
Product Service System (PSS) is an innovative approach that consists of offering bundles of products and services for a global fulfilment of customer needs with lower environmental impacts and strong innovation perspective. Certainly, successful PSS deployment implies a transformation of the whole Business Model (BM) of the provider company; however, the traditional business models are oriented to ... More
Presented by Ms. Martha ORELLANO on 18 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Mangement of Technology
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
The sustainability of South African telecommunications companies is under threat. Such threats are as a result new regulations that allowed influx of new entrant in the form of ISPs (Internet Service Providers) and the emergent of over-the-top (OTT) applications in recent years. This research seeks to understand how the telecommunications companies in South Africa can achieve a sustained competit ... More
Presented by Mr. Mfanasibili NGWENYA on 18 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
The rapid adoption of e-commerce and digital technologies to disrupt brick and mortar businesses and transform industries is under way with far-reaching consequences. The globalization of industries has connected once isolated national innovation systems (NISs; Nelson, 1993; Lundvall, 2007) heightening both similarities and differences between countries. Digital technologies have allowed industria ... More
Presented by Dr. Gita SURIE on 16 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Companies around the world is increasingly adhering to Open Innovation, which is considered a new paradigm of innovation. However, little is known about its adoption in Small and Medium Enterprises. The literature has scarcely discussed this issue, despite the fact that these companies in general are in average 90% of the industrial base of many countries. Thus, this study aimed to analyze the imp ... More
Presented by Dr. Mercy ESCALANTE LUDENA on 15 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
The lack of linkages between innovation, business, and IT strategies has resulted in uncertainty with regard to goal setting and resources allocation to firms (Aversano et al., 2012). Thus, firms are required to pursue the allocation and balance of internal resources and capabilities in order to drive the alignments between these strategies at the enterprise level. A few studies have investigated ... More
Presented by Mr. Jong-Hyun PARK on 15 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
China has already been ranked number one in the number of patent applications in the world, however the rate of patent industrialization in China is still less than 10%. This research firstly constructs and analyzes the theoretical relevance between the two concepts of industry patent propensity and patent industrialization applicability qualitatively, thus providing a new research path towards a ... More
Presented by Dr. XIN LIU on 16 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Industrial and manufacturing technologies
Track: Industrial and manufacturing technologies
Energy modelling is not a new concept and has always been utilised in its most basic form as energy balances. The oil crisis of the 1970’s focused attention to the benefits of energy modelling [1, 2]. Energy modelling application has since become a norm from governmental institutions to industries to policy makers for; analysis and optimisation of current energy systems, forecasting energy dema ... More
Presented by Mrs. Mageshnee MUNSAMY on 17 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology Management
Public Private Partnership (PPP) project in the public sector of South Africa have come under major scrutiny in the last decade due to overspending and the failure of PPP projects being completed timely. The ruling party government have been under major scrutiny by the media, specifically the Treasury to be held accountable for the mismanagement of public funds. Opposition Parties on behalf of the ... More
Presented by Dr. Rene ALBERTUS on 17 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
Over the past several decades the capability of m-Health technologies, and more specifically wearable technologies, to improve access to primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare services has been clearly demonstrated. Recently, there has been a growing use of sensors for remote monitoring of medical parameters and lifestyle applications. Sensors are commonly used for detecting, transmitting and/ ... More
Presented by Ms. Tatenda CHISI on 15 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Mangement of Technology
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Design Thinking (DT) is becoming a more important concept in both innovative major companies and growing startups. They are daily struggling on whiteboards putting on and off sticky notes, while they are also analyzing big data by the cutting-edge computing algorism. DT and Data Analysis (DA) are coming to essential skill to their innovation. On the other hand, in research fields, we acknowledge ... More
Presented by Mr. TATSUYA KURODA on 18 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Counterfeits happen everywhere. Recently, counterfeit smartphones have become ubiquitous and pose a threat to smartphone industry in today's new global economy. It is therefore critical for academic researchers and IT firms to understand the consumer’s responses to this kind of product. Nevertheless, little attention has been paid to the role of impulsive buying behavior in building consumers’ ... More
Presented by Ms. Pei-Hsin LIN on 17 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
Due to technological progress, the domains in which robots or robot-based systems can be applied are ever increasing and will continue to do so, as are the actual numbers of robots put to use in practice. Although the potential benefits of robot utilisation are numerous – such as being able to deliver superior quality or productivity or being able to work in hazardous environments – and can be ... More
Presented by Dr. Oliver SOM on 15 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: R&D Management
Track: Safety and risk management
Managers of organisations are often faced with non-structured problems which involve quite a lot of uncertainties in their process. The reason is that organisations have not been recognised as dynamic and open and the stochastic nature of their complex systems is not fully appreciated. Hence, there is ample need for developing a tool that applies reliability techniques that are normally used in as ... More
Presented by Prof. Maged S MORCOS on 15 May 2017 at 16:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Product and service development
As populations in developing countries continue to grow, and the demand for healthcare services increase, questions frequently arise regarding the allocation of resources towards the development of new healthcare infrastructure. In order to balance resources between the tiers of the healthcare facility hierarchy\footnote{Possible facilities in the hierarchy include clinics, district/provincially a ... More
Presented by Ms. Esther BASSON on 17 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: R&D Management
Track: Project and program management
There are a lot of reasons that contribute to the failure of projects and their systems. Among those reasons, one that is very significant to project failure is the lack of project managers to view the project as one whole system that need to be studied for its reliability. In this recommended reliability study, not only physical resources are considered in the analysis but the human reliability, ... More
Presented by Prof. Maged S MORCOS on 15 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
Changes in the external and internal business environment may induce a redirection of company strategy, which can result in the destruction of a company’s valuable intellectual assets (people and knowledge), generated through formal R&D investment. These intellectual assets may be of value to both the company and society, and their termination of projects as a consequence of the re-shaping of co ... More
Presented by Mr. Bonginkosi NGQULUNGA on 15 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Knowledge management
Track: Knowledge management
In a world with finite resources, with levels of consumption on a global scale and growing industrial economic development, there is a great consumption of resources and continuous generation of waste. Faced with this, circular economy has gained prominence throughout the world as a way in our society for the economy to thrive as companies think and create actions to reduce dependence on resources ... More
Presented by Prof. Marly CARVALHO on 16 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
The global scenario and technological advances make the markets increasingly competitive, increasing the need for companies to have a differential to remain in the market, which can be reached through innovation facilitated by interaction with other institutions such as universities and research institutes. Innovation has been increasingly appreciated as a relevant vector of the economy of a count ... More
Presented by Dr. Daniela ALTHOFF PHILIPPI on 17 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
Worldwide, many countries are facilitating the development and diffusion of sustainable energy based technologies. Such technologies reduce CO2 emissions by limiting the use of fossil fuels. An example of such a technology is the electric vehicle. Most diffusion of electric vehicles takes place in industrialized countries, such as the Netherlands and Norway. But also in other countries electric ve ... More
Presented by Dr. Linda KAMP on 15 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
The South African construction industry is on a decline since the global recession that preceded the 2010 FIFA world cup infrastructure developments in South Africa. Although the post project review is a common process of identifying areas of improvement on projects for project-based organisations to become or remain sustainable, the temporary nature of projects most often restricts the assimilati ... More
Presented by Mr. Corro VAN WAVEREN on 16 May 2017 at 14:42
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (NBI) has been more steady than Dow Jones Industrial Average. And digital technology is promoting democratic innovation. Start-ups are more excellent in speed, cost, and flexible management than large market-oriented pharmaceutical companies to integrate the innovative technology with the niche market. However, most start-ups are in negative profits except dozens of c ... More
Presented by Prof. Takao FUJIWARA on 15 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Within the knowledge landscape of universities, research and industry opens up a “valley of death” between novel research, and demand for innovative solutions. As long as research can neither meet needs nor give concrete answers to concrete challenges, it remains abstract. With the objective to help to bring ideas to the market in order to make raw materials become a strategic strength of E ... More
Presented by Dr. Markus KLEIN on 17 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
It is widely acknowledged that the current patterns of energy supply and consumption are not sustainable (COP21). As a result, the global community has adopted an ambitious programme, known as the Two Degrees Scenario (2DS), to decarbonise energy supply and reduce substantially its dependence on fossil fuels. This programme has many social and technological challenges. For instance, although re ... More
Presented by Prof. David WALWYN on 15 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology Management
Track: Management of specific emerging technologies
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are packaged suites of business application software supporting management of organisations with integrated information shared across all organisational units, business functions and geographical locations. ERP systems support a whole suite of business processes encompassing financial and accounting, procurement, human resource management, manufacturing, ... More
Presented by Ms. Ruchada PARADONSAREE, Prof. Mohini SINGH on 18 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
With consensus objectives, organizations established cooperation to optimize benefits, minimize replicated services, reduce costs, and enlarge professional networks. Cooperation optimizes capabilities and generates scale’s economies. Therefore, organizations develop relational capabilities, which are, according to Alves (2015) the creation and the combination, of common resources, intra and inte ... More
Presented by Dr. Fernanda Salvador ALVES, Dr. Andréa Paula SEGATTO on 16 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Knowledge management
Track: Knowledge management
The Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina MINCYT, with the aim of creating inputs to facilitate strategic planning processes at the national, territorial and sectorial levels, set itself the objective of establishing Competitive Intelligence as a National Policy for Science, Technology and Innovation. The Ministry recognizes the strategic value of technical literat ... More
Presented by Mrs. Adriana Paola SANCHEZ RICO on 16 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
Due to the current demand to reduce the power consumption particularly in the transportation sector intensive research is carried out to reach resource efficiency. To fulfill future trends in resource efficiency machine elements offer possibilities to enhance the surface andpart properties and to reduce the components weight and costs. By applying residual stresses to bearing surfaces it could be ... More
Presented by Mr. Timm COORS on 15 May 2017 at 16:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Digital spaces and collaborative tools to stimulate the use of collective intelligence, focusing on benefits with human innovation, to find new solutions to the problems or even to predict them, characterize a Smart City. Therefore, what are the basic constituent elements of a place considered intelligent? Which of these elements are found in the cities of Minas Gerais? This research is not inten ... More
Presented by Mr. Romulo DE PAIVA on 17 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Cooperations are an agreement of two or more organizations, for resources and knowledge sharing, with mutual benefit. Partnerships can also solve complex problems and transfer technology, bringing yield and competitive advantage to firms. However, building and maintaining them is not an easy activity. Therefore, they need to be properly managed, structured and understood. By properly managing part ... More
Presented by Dr. Andréa Paula SEGATTO, Dr. Fernanda Salvador ALVES on 16 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
When global selection forces a divergence between policy co-evolution with economic development and policy co-evolution with technological innovation. A true resilient industry protects itself by strategic adaptive processes for future selection, variation, and retention. These industries are sensitive to recognize various changes and adapt to them. Therefore, the relationship between policy and i ... More
Presented by Prof. PEICHUN LEE on 16 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
Cognitive computing is a result of the radical advance in the evolution of computing, which transforms the business operation. It will give many opportunities for business to prosper. It will generate new business models and change the way of industries operation. Now, there are many startups have been established based on cognitive computing and availing cognitive systems. The major contribution ... More
Presented by Ms. Asmaa IBRAHIM on 15 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Knowledge management
Track: Knowledge management
As knowledge is the key asset of the organization to gain the competitive advantage, individual knowledge sharing has a direct impact on organization innovation and development capability. However, due to the resources attribute of knowledge, knowledge sharing needs involve various resources, and must go through a certain process to realize, which may restrain the sharing between individuals. The ... More
Presented by Prof. Song CHEN on 16 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
This paper investigates how medium-size engineering service companies working traditionally in national markets have engaged with challenges of globalization and competition from multinationals. The Scandinavian region has many smaller domestic engineering companies in the industry, which are under pressure in their established national and wider international markets. The paper uses strategic man ... More
Presented by Prof. David BENNETT on 17 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
The act of communication (COM) is a very important feature of teamwork, especially regarding smart tasks such as software development. Communication can be considered a central element of a successful project whether it is managed from traditional or agile methodologies (APM). In this sense, there are two aspects in relation to the act of communication. One is consistent with the relationship of t ... More
Presented by Mr. Reginaldo REGINALDO APARECIDO CARNEIRO, Dr. MAURO MAURO LUIZ MARTENS on 17 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
This paper presents an analysis of concepts covering the use of technology, the relationship between technological change in e-commerce and buying behavior of digital consumers. In this study, the relationship between theory and practice is derived from knowledge acquired in four research projects conducted over the past six years, with the first two in Brazil and the last two in Mexico. The first ... More
Presented by Dr. Thel Augusto MONTEIRO on 16 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future demands for work skills in the digital world
Track: Future demands for work skills in the digital world
A large amount of data produced in the Internet every day has attributed to the rapid development of mobile Internet technology, the wide application of E-commerce, the popularity of intelligent mobile equipment and so on. Meanwhile, these data involve a mess of unstructured data, such as text data and multimedia data. However, the problem to be solved at the present is how to acquire potential an ... More
Presented by Dr. BING LI, Mr. YUBO LI on 15 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Mangement of Technology
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
The competitiveness is closely related to the companies’ capacity to generate, transfer and apply technological innovation. However, established organizations face a great challenge to incorporate external technologies and innovative practices, in part due to their organizational inertia and internal pressures for operational excellence. Recent literature proposes that establishing relationship ... More
Presented by Mr. Claudio ROSCOE DA ROCHA on 18 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: New business and investment models in the digital world
Track: New business and investement models in the digital world
Connecting people" is a common expression nowadays, often repeated in digital companies' communication strategies. Beyond the catchy slogan, however, connecting people and connecting things has become a real challenge for companies wanting to stay competitive. The fact is, we are seeing the end of the "mad", isolated inventor, replaced by collective and collaborative creation. In this context the ... More
Presented by Prof. Mauricio CAMARGO on 16 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Knowledge management
Track: Knowledge management
In this digital age, free-flow and exchange of knowledge and information are of paramount importance. This is the prime reason why we decided to tackle cross-domain linkage. Our vision is to bridge knowledge-gap and make the reading of research papers mainstream. In this regard, our study focuses on two things: a) Recommendation of scholarly academic papers using text analysis of news articles, an ... More
Presented by Mr. Kiran MYSORE RAVI on 16 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Product and service development
Track: Product and service development
Digitalization has brought extensive changes to businesses. The complex nature of the digital economy is characterized by various functions and provides global access to knowledge and information. It furthers transitions in the way people and organizations interact and behave. One of the current challenges facing businesses in digitalized world is how to engage and build longer-lasting and deeper ... More
Presented by Dr. Minna SAUNILA on 17 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Energy and water consumptions are major cost points for large buildings, such as manufacturing plants, hospitals and office complexes. The drive for sustainability and efficiency, when considering energy and water usage in the building management sector, has resulted in the increased importance of the effective management of such resources. Hospitals are complex, resource intensive facilities, res ... More
Presented by Mr. Abimelek Shikongo AMUNJELA on 17 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology Management
Track: Legal and security issues for digital processes
The intensive use of Information Technology and Communications in contemporary society has provided advances and facilities in citizen relations with the Government, such as speed and a new configuration of cyberspace. However, frauds in the electronic environment are seen as a threat to organizations seeking to ensure access security and electronic procedures. Furthermore the Brazilian Judiciary ... More
Presented by Dr. JAQUELINE DA SILVA ALBINO, Ms. CRISTIANI FONTANELA, Ms. Maria Isabel Araújo Silva dos SANTOS on 17 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
This contribution presents a study of recent communication in the emerging issue “bio-economy”. We introduce a topic specific analysis of social media communication during selected conferences. In recent years the emergence and rapid spread of social media has led to a paradigm shift in the way how people communicate, exchange and store information. For quite some time, the emergence of the ... More
Presented by Dr. Edgar SCHIEBEL on 15 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Nowadays, companies face rapidly increasing numbers of product variants. Among new developments or facelifts the current product portfolio is rarely revised. In addition, there is often no continuous reduction of the part master. Over time this leads to an excessive product portfolio and a disproportionate increase in complexity costs, because old products often require intensive support. Resource ... More
Presented by Mr. Christian DUELME on 17 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
In the history of global economic development and transition from industrial-era economies, Digital Economy decisively marks the advent of a new economic order. In this new order products and services are created and value is added through social networks operating on global scales. In sharp contrast to industrial-era economies, new business models for capturing ownership rights for value embedd ... More
Presented by Dr. Anil RAWAT on 15 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
In 1950, coal provided 98% of the UK's Electricity; natural gas was not really available in quantity in the UK until the 1970s and little was used in UK power stations until 1990s; between 1990 and 2010, the proportion of electricity produced from gas in the UK increased from almost zero t0 50%, largely at the expense of coal-fired generation. The so-called Dash for Gas was on. The progressive swi ... More
Presented by Dr. kwok SHUM on 15 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
In the traditional Fordist paradigm of mass production, value was typically associated with large volumes of tangible products, achieved through economies of scale and subjected to objective evaluations. In recent years, new production models have emerged that challenged these longtime assumptions about what value is and how it is created. One of such new paradigms is that of the Creative Economy, ... More
Presented by Mrs. Bruna Villa TODESCHINI on 15 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology Management
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
The application of effective, on the company’s needs adapted technologies is a key factor for competitiveness and economic success. To ensure an early identification of emerging technologies, of changes in existing technologies or of related changes in the market's structures and participants many companies conduct technology intelligence (TI) activities. Technology monitoring is one base act ... More
Presented by Christina KOENIG on 17 May 2017 at 14:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Universities have traditionally been education and research focused. With the turn of the century and the booming of the internet bubble, more and more organisations have been focusing on entrepreneurship. Most universities have adopted a technology transfer approach, but due to the challenges of commercialisation and a lack of financial sustainability, this approach is no longer regarded as best ... More
Presented by Mr. Mathys A. PRETORIUS on 17 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Developing a risk-adaptive technology roadmap (TRM) through bayesian network and association rule mining under deep uncertainty Yujin Jeong and Byungun Yoon Firms always face rapidly changing and complex environment, which is carefully dealt with because it is directly connected with success and failure in business. Under this circumstance, shorter technology life cycle and higher complexity of ... More
Presented by Ms. Yujin JEONG on 17 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
**INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE:** Services firms, as we have in Insurance sector, operate in highly competitive where, resources are allocated across different types of projects and into different business areas (Menor, 2000; Pilat, 2000). Portfolio management helps the management team to allocate a limited budget to a set of candidate projects, with the objective of maximizing expected net presen ... More
Presented by Mr. Fabiano SANNINO, Mr. Nascimento PAULO TROMBONI DE SOUZA on 17 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Small construction companies in Gauteng, South Africa, have experienced many obstacles in their attempts to successfully complete construction projects. The general failure rate of construction companies, in South Africa, is historically high. This research focuses on investigating reasons as to why construction companies fail in South Africa, specifically Gauteng Province. The South African gover ... More
Presented by Mr. Dane GOVENDER on 16 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
The collaboration R&D in developing countries plays a vital role in accelerating technology transfer and growth of the country Few businesses are found in today's world that are not affected by the digital world And to advance its objectives and speed up their work has not gone into the digital world. Need for Speed of growth and transfer of rapid technology is an issue that shows companies need ... More
Presented by Ms. Saeede MAHBOOBI, Ms. Zohre SHOKRANE on 15 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: New business and investment models in the digital world
Track: New business and investement models in the digital world
The adoption of digital tools to facilitate the business and the daily life of its users has long been adapted in people's lives. In the transition to the digital world, they gain the most innovative business models. The sale of products on electronic sites, meetings through interactive media are increasingly frequent. Most of the activities are done through a mobile device, where applications (ap ... More
Presented by Dr. JAQUELINE DA SILVA ALBINO on 16 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Product and service development
Track: Product and service development
This paper provides a novel approach for agile Digital Transformation of Enterprise Architecture Models in engineering collaboration in the automotive industry. Emergent behavior is behavior of a system that does not depend on its individual parts, but on their relationships to one another. Such behavior exists in biological systems, physical systems as well as in the human performance. It is a ... More
Presented by Sergej BONDAR on 17 May 2017 at 16:42
Session: Keynote
Presented by Wilfried SIHN on 15 May 2017 at 13:00
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Industrial and manufacturing technologies
Track: Industrial and manufacturing technologies
As a general statement, the digitization process has come to stay, expanding its usefulness to different areas as different as the retail sector, entertaining, the health sector, industry, data management, energy, just to cite some. For the ordinary citizen, it is a reality reading e-books, listening to digital music, using taxi applications and so on. As a major new trend, the Internet of Things ... More
Presented by Dr. Maria Bernadete SARMIENTO GUTIERREZ on 17 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Technology scanning is the activity to gain insight on technologies outside a company's technological and market competences. This has traditionally been done in a rather passive way since such technologies rarely had a strong influence on companies. With the emergence of more and more disruptive technologies, correct and fast evaluation of trends and technologies outside the company’s competenc ... More
Presented by Christina KÖNIG on 18 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Although the themes of dynamic capabilities and performance are abundant in literature of large firms, there is still a research gap regarding the understanding of dynamic capabilities in the context of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises - SMEs, representing a potential subject to be explored. Several researches had already explored dynamic capabilities by the combination with different abilities ... More
Presented by Dr. Adriana Roseli Wunsch TAKAHASHI, Dr. Marcia Ramos MAY on 16 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Future demands for work skills in the digital world
Track: Future demands for work skills in the digital world
Egypt is continuously availing its solid fundamentals from abundant diverse talent pool, favourable costs and pivotal geographic location. The Information Technology Industry Development Agency, ITIDA is a governmental organization – affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology – established with the main aim of promoting effective and sustainable developme ... More
Presented by Mrs. Lillian ATEF on 15 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
While Egypt possesses diversified and rich resources (natural, human, environmental …), its economy faces several challenges in streamlining or capitalizing on those for the growth and development of the country; this is frequently interpreted by large investments with very little returns on the well-being and prosperity of the citizens. One of the challenges and traits of Egypt’s economy is i ... More
Presented by Mr. Mahmoud NASR, Dr. Ayman IBRAHIM on 16 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Egypt Investment Map Egypt Atlas of economic complexity will be a modified and customised version of Harvard atlas online complexity index. Harvard atlas online complexity index is a powerful interactive tool that enables users to visualise a country’s total trade, track how these dynamics change over time and explore growth opportunities for more than a hundred countries worldwide. Egypt A ... More
Presented by Mr. ahmed MOSTAFA on 16 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
The economic and social importance of technology used in industrial operations and services requires the process of choice of technology to be done carefully. In the health area - as it is indicated by frequent OECD reports, the US government and private companies that provide health services - the concern of public and private managers with the quality and costs of services provided to patients i ... More
Presented by Prof. Cesar GONCALVES NETO on 17 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
This paper focuses on the innovation ecosystem in Chinese high-speed railway (HSR) industry. With the data from the annual report and patent database of main enterprises within HSR industry, this paper analyzes patent distribution and the mutual technology relationship through social network analysis. This article plans to verify two hypothesis from the analysis results: firstly it is exited techn ... More
Presented by Mr. Ben ZHANG on 15 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Introduction: In this paper, we have tried to contribute to the theoretical perspective of organizational institutionalism in relation to the result of innovation organizations. We have investigated, under the conditioning of business models, the influence of environmental pressures on innovative result of industries and companies in the metal-mechanic industry that has operated in the two States ... More
Presented by Dr. Fabrízio MELLER, Dr. Dalcio Roberto dos REIS on 15 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Big Data has been used by managers to expand their ability to measure results and make decisions (Brynjolfsson & McFeem, 2012). Its use also involves the collection and use of consumer data, which implies ethical and regulatory issues (Surjan, 2014). The company can use customer data (collected from its use of the Internet) to identify desires and offer personalized promotion (Meyer-Gossener, 201 ... More
Presented by Prof. Ademir Antonio FERREIRA on 17 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
Smart energy systems are considered an important enabler in the transition to more sustainable energy systems, because they support the integration of rising shares of renewable energy sources into energy systems. “Smart” means that energy networks are equipped with ICT technologies to account for higher volatility and a larger number of decentral production sites that come with wind and solar ... More
Presented by Ms. Christine MILCHRAM on 15 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology Management
Track: Legal and security issues for digital processes
Big data has become one of the most prominent technologies over the past years in all science and technology domains and has been everywhere applied in industries and organizations. Big data analytics helps for increasing executive efficiency and effectiveness, speeding up decision making, identifying new trends, developing new products, providing services, and generating revenue. Big data analyti ... More
Presented by Prof. Louis Y. Y. LU on 17 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
This talk will give a comprehensive overview about the first fundamental and holistic training for knowledge & technology transfer experts (brokers) and institutional intermediaries. It will describe in detail the new ISO 17024 certified training program and the reflections (and evaluations) of the trainees from five Austrian Universities. The training program was carried out for the first time as ... More
Presented by Mr. Gerhard STELZER on 17 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
Nowadays all companies around the word are considering about their costs in different parts. They are searching for different ways to decrease their overhead costs. So most of the big companies moved their product lines to some countries such as China, Bangladesh, Vietnam and India to access to the cheaper employee (manpower). One of the important and high cost parts in the companies is the R& ... More
Presented by Mr. Asghar JABALBAREZISARBIJAN, Mr. Hossein KHALATBARY on 15 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Product and service development
Track: Product and service development
Rise and fall of corporations have been linked to the readiness to adopt new innovations and technologies. “Digitalization” is the key word for all industries in the current times and product & service organizations are in dire need to transform. Products & services of the future will play a larger role in the overall ecosystem and will no longer be standalone. The integration of multiple tech ... More
Presented by Ms. Muktha KARTIK, Ms. Deborah DEVADASON, Mr. Murali GOPALASWAMY on 17 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
This article uses an original three-phase approach for empirical assessment and comparative evaluation of the efficiency of university technology transfer. It is based on analysis of inputs and outputs of a disclosure phase followed by a value-add phase and a final license phase, using a multidimensional framework. The objective is to find university Technology Transfer Office (TTO) efficiency and ... More
Presented by Prof. David RESENDE on 16 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
In the paradigm emerging in the twenty-first century, focused on the knowledge economy, elements such as collaborative actions, conscious consuming, sustainability, health, mobility, accessibility and connectivity are main drivers. This new paradigm requires more than the industrial organization of the traditional economy, which has been pushed out to urban peripheries, in industrial districts. Ci ... More
Presented by Mr. Guilherme CAMBOIM on 17 May 2017 at 14:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Business ecosystem is an emerging strategy that is growing more aggressive based on its own interests and overall ecosystem health. Products are usually embedded in a system with network and complement product effects that enhance product sales. This paper proposes a model for forecasting dynamic business ecosystems through stakeholders. We assume that the term “stakeholders” includes consumer ... More
Presented by Dr. YAN-RU LI on 17 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Strategic planning process is applied by the successful companies at national and international level. These companies consider strategic planning as a tool to achieve long-term goals and most of them consider their success based on this type of planning. This study aims to formulate a strategic map for Melli bank of Ilam province based on balanced score card using bank tangible assets and intangi ... More
Presented by Mr. FATTOLAHI HOSSEIN on 18 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: New business and investement models in the digital world
Innovation Front End is an important topic in Innovation Management, especially when considering Start-up companies where most of the company success is derived from a well developed idea and business plan. Digitalization and digital transformation are fields where Start-ups are very present and have a key role in the innovation processes of many industries. Although a topic with increasing in ... More
Presented by Mr. Alexandre DEL REY on 15 May 2017 at 14:42
Type: Workshop (Category C) Session: Workshop
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Strategic planning and technology management have become part of executive training, but very few opportunities are available to prepare executives for imagining the future. The future lies beyond strategy and Future Thinking shapes the landscape on which enterprises of tomorrow will exist. The future is not predictable; neither is it pre-determined. This opens the possibility of designing a desir ... More
Presented by Dr. Anthon BOTHA on 15 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Safety and risk management
Track: Safety and risk management
The sustainability of traditional technologies employed in energy and chemical infrastructure brings a big challenge for our society. Making decisions related with safety of industrial infrastructure, the values of accidental risk are becoming relevant points for discussion. However the challenge is the reliability of the models employed to get the risk data. Such models usually involve large numb ... More
Presented by Mr. Alexander GUZMAN on 17 May 2017 at 16:06
Session: Keynote
Presented by Josef FRÖHLICH on 17 May 2017 at 09:00
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
The ability to predict the supply and demand of global energy, water and resources is a challenge. Specific models have been researched for individual logistics. This research focuses on the application of system engineering together with agent based models, developing country specific supply and demand networks. These networks are adopted as multi-variable conduit with the ability to predict dema ... More
Presented by Mr. Kgabo MOKGOHLOA on 15 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Winners in the global marketplace have been firms demonstrating timely responsiveness and rapid and flexible product innovation, along with the management capability to effectively coordinate and redeploy internal and external competences. Therefore, dynamic capability has been recognized as “source of competitive advantage” and it emphasizes two aspects. First, it refers to the shifting char ... More
Presented by Prof. PEICHUN LEE, Mr. Liang Hsin OUYANG on 17 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Despite the often stated move from manufacturing to a service orientation, manufacturing is still an important part of the economy for many countries often accounting for 30% or more of the total economy. However, manufacturing in countries such as the U.S. has been faced with challenges, for example in terms of employment. On the one hand, even though the manufacturing output in for example the U ... More
Presented by Prof. Harm-Jan STEENHUIS on 17 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Workshop (Category C) Session: Workshop
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Increased implementation of technologies and their widespread diffusion enables various new forms of cooperation between companies, leads to new product and service offerings as well as to new forms of company’s relationships to customers and employees (Kiel et al., 2016 referring to Kagermann, 2013). At the same time this digitalization puts pressure on companies “to critically reflect their ... More
Presented by Mr. Michael RACHINGER on 16 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
(R&D) activities to date are still the most substantial pillar to explain the innovation ability and competiveness of firms. But, empirical studies showed that a significant number of firms does not invest in own R&D. For instance, Arundel et al. (2008) found out that slightly over half of all innovative firms in Europe do not perform R&D. Most recently, Frietsch et al. (2015) supported this findi ... More
Presented by Dr. Oliver SOM on 15 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Product and service development
Track: Product and service development
The purpose of this study is to examine how a firm without a fundamental technology gain competitive advantages. This research uses the fundamental technology as a key word. The fundamental technology is the technology that satisfies two requirements. One requirement is a technology for working the “basic function” provided by a product. Secondary, when each firm enters the market, its fundame ... More
Presented by Kiyohiro YAMAZAKI on 17 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Knowledge management
Track: Knowledge management
Patents are important knowledge assets that allow firms to defend against rivals and earn returns in a competitive environment. This study intends to investigate and describe the relationship between the depth and width of internal sequential innovation and patent value. This study proposes whether the originality and generality of internal sequential innovations can generate patents with more val ... More
Presented by Mr. Ikhwan MUHAMMAD IKHWAN PUTRA on 16 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Future demands for work skills in the digital world
Track: Future demands for work skills in the digital world
Because the easier way acquires mobile devices and smart phones, that allow people to connect to each other by internet more frequently and convenience. This mature situation promotes the social network platform activity popular. Especially some major purpose likes “Linkedin” which is the largest recruiting social network site. This paper will research that head hunting consultant company ... More
Presented by Mr. Chen REN-HAO on 15 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Knowledge management
Science, economy and industry, as well as society and government stand on the sill of a new technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way of our live, our work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before. The possibilities of billions of people connected by mobile devices, with unpreced ... More
Presented by Dr. Marianne HÖRLESBERGER on 15 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
To nurture an innovation-based economy, the innovation policy of the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) in Egypt adopted a new transformation strategy to build and empower ICT innovation clusters in multiple governorates. The innovation clusters are critical components of any national innovation system and affect directly the competitiveness of nations. They increase prod ... More
Presented by Mr. Tarek KAMEL on 16 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
Egypt and India are both developing countries where ICT industry is a driver for economic growth. The World Bank outlines requirements necessary to adopt a knowledge economy which include (Rizk et al, 2015): A sound institutional and economic regime, An effective educational system, necessary to produce a qualified workforce, Telecommunications Infrastructure. These requirements, in addition to ot ... More
Presented by Mr. Mohamed Fouad EL NAWAWY on 15 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
Many organisations have adopted Project Portfolio Management (PPM) processes to improve the implementation of their strategies, however few organisations have achieved tangible returns on investment (ROI) from PPM. Although PPM stakeholders are aware and understand that PPM enables the achievement of strategic objectives of the organisation, they admit to not fully being able to understand its val ... More
Presented by Mr. Kwete Mwana NYANDONGO on 16 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Innovation has always been part of all economy’s realities, although distinctly characterized. In the case of low-tech industries, innovation appears differently from the high-tech ones, as they have traditional characteristics that deal with highly diffused and mature technologies (Reichert, 2015). Moreover, they usually adapt external technologies into their manufacturing processes, avoiding a ... More
Presented by Dr. Paulo ZAWISLAK on 17 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
The digital transformation affects all parts of industrial value creation. Major levers are the collection and usage of digital data, the interlinking of formerly independent systems and a transition from traditional products to integrated product-service systems. It is characterized by significant changes of established business processes resulting in dynamic value creation networks. More than ev ... More
Presented by Mr. Christian FECHTELPETER on 16 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
This paper investigates the challenges of adopting mass customization (MC) strategy for the fashion industry by exploring real world cases and current research on MC. It examines the perspectives of future thinking, strategy development and theory of technology on embracing the new paradigm shift. The future of fashion and luxury names is largely dependent on the value they create for customer ... More
Presented by Yalman ZAFAR ANSARI on 17 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Information technology (IT) is at the heart of digitisation of existing business models and dominates in the innovation efforts of many industries. IT has until now in many ways been regarded as exempted from the structuration and automation represented by IT. The IT4IT framework released by The Open Group in October 2015 suggests to a major change. IT has to be governed and structured along defin ... More
Presented by Mr. Torben TAMBO on 17 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
The Human Development Index (HDI) is an indicator adopted by the World Health Organization to assess the quality of life of a given region. Its prediction can aid in non-planning and decision-making for advocacy and policy advocacy to improve its development. Thus, the data were collected in the respective survey are corresponding to historical behavior are index of the 149 countries analyzed. The ... More
Presented by Dr. Dayana Carla DE MACEDO on 17 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
Standard-essential patents (SEPs) refer to officially recognized patents for an industrial standard. SEPs are crucial nevertheless not all important patents related to a standard are listed as its SEPs. In this paper, we propose a method to identify potential valuable patents which are missing from a standard’s SEP list. The method begins with expanding the scope of SEPs through a citation-based ... More
Presented by Mr. Rico CHO on 15 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology Management
Track: Management of specific emerging technologies
Monitoring of emerging technologies needs indicators which are more sensitive to changes in context and time (Porter, 1991). To this purpose, organizations have depended on qualitative expert judgment, but it has increasingly suffered from reduced sensitivity and accuracy (Ranjbar and Tavakoli, 2015). A better way of monitoring is needed. As either alternative or supplement to expert judgment, som ... More
Presented by Ms. Eunkyeong OH on 18 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Management of technology Strategies and its components and aspects, has been addressed in many articles, however less is published on implementation challenges of such systems in a company. In this paper, we discuss how we can successfully implement a system for managing technology strategies in a conglomerate. We focus on adopting John Kotter's change management approach for this purpose and also ... More
Presented by Mr. Vahid SHAMEKHI on 15 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
The formulation of an idea is mostly related to a temporally punctual state. An idea is mostly described as the result of a creative process, as a clever idea, or as created by a specific customer requirement. Ideas management systems mostly based on this assumption, and companies asked their employees for new ideas by completing a given static idea formula. The approach is always, that the idea i ... More
Presented by Dr. Josef GOCHERMANN on 15 May 2017 at 16:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Business incubator is of great significance to reduce the risk of business enterprise management, promote the transformation of scientific and technological achievements, and speed up the process of technology commercialization. However, there are still many problems to be solved in the process of rapid development. The main research goal is to explore the evolution process and mechanism of the sy ... More
Presented by Ms. LI LIU on 17 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Many industrial countries worldwide are confronted with multiple challenges such as globalization, increased volatility of markets, abbreviated innovation cycles, intensified competition and augmented complexity. As a result, the German government has initiated Industry 4.0, the German program for the introduction of the Industrial Internet of Things to respond to these challenges and maintain fut ... More
Presented by Mr. Julian Marius MÜLLER on 15 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
The impact of the information technology (IT) sector in the creation of entrepreneurial ventures has been demonstrated for various countries. Entrepreneurship is a key ingredient to underpin economic growth for developing countries. There is limited research on technology entrepreneurship, particularly with regard to the challenges IT entrepreneurs encounter in South Africa. This study examined th ... More
Presented by Prof. Elma VAN DER LINGEN on 15 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
Innovating in a systematic and regular way is a fundamental concern for organizations in order to achieve competitiveness. In this context, Innovation Management Systems (IMS) constitute an important organizational approach to foster the capabilities to innovate continuously. One of the central elements of an IMS is the set of metrics that support the monitoring and control of the innovation proce ... More
Presented by Mr. Matheus Luiz PONTELO DE SOUZA on 15 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Presentation only (Category B)
In recent years due to Iran’s specific situation and obligations imposed by sanctions from one side and requirements emphasized by national policies and strategies from the other side, knowledge economy has become an important factor in the country's economic development. Therefore, a focused attention has been devoted to knowledge enterprises in Iran’s economic playground. This paper focu ... More
Presented by S. Farhang FASSIHI
Session: Keynote
Presented by AHMED OSMAN on 17 May 2017 at 09:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
A successful innovation starts with an idea and ends up as a product on the market. Sounds simple, but turns out to be very complex when implemented. A few important principles are basic for our innovation process. We keep to our strategy. Company management stands fully behind R&D. We have a clear plan, road maps, where all R&D-topics are recorded and monitored. We have a stage-gate-process f ... More
Presented by Dr. Franz ANDROSCH
Session: Keynote
Presented by Franz ANDROSCH on 16 May 2017 at 09:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Peru is renowned as one of the seventeen megadiverse countries in the world (Conservation International,1998). It is estimated to hold 25,000 flora species, 30% of which are endemic. This extraordinary biological diversity offers endless possibilities for its sustainable use which can be enhanced even more through the generation of added value coming from the investigation to generate knowledge. ( ... More
Presented by Ms. Maricela del Carmen CASTILLO GRANDA, Dr. Marta Lucia TOSTES VIEIRA on 15 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
This study analyzes the dynamics of Product Design and Innovation in industrial SMEs in the province of Tucumán, Argentina. This group of companies, according to the literature is not particularly innovative, and is made up of companies mostly with low technological development. For the analysis, 10 best performing companies were selected from a group of 50 SMEs selected at randomly. These compan ... More
Presented by Mr. Julio RODRIGUEZ REY on 15 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: New business and investment models in the digital world
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Business Model Innovation (BMI) basically tells how to earn more revenue with increased profit. Just for instance, many business shops operate between normal working hours. However, some of them remain open for extended hours or even on weekends to cater to their customers when most people are off from their work and go shopping with their families. This unique difference in normal business hours ... More
Presented by Yalman ZAFAR ANSARI on 16 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: New business and investment models in the digital world
Track: New business and investement models in the digital world
Today, manufacturing companies have to face multifaceted challenges like shortened technology and innovation cycles and the necessity to offer customized products at the cost of a large-scale production. One possible solution to address these challenges is represented by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). This proceeding digitized connection of industrial manufacturing, also known as “Ind ... More
Presented by Mr. Daniel KIEL on 16 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
Environmental consciousness has drastically evolved over the last few decades. The consequences of pollution, raw material depletion, global warming... are now widespread throughout society. Numerous tools and guides have been developed to help or strongly encourage companies to deal with sustainable development principles, including International Policy Frameworks, Codes of Conduct, Sustainabilit ... More
Presented by Prof. Laure MOREL on 15 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Technology management is a major concern for IAMOT community, it deals among other with observing company strategies and developing management approaches to help top managers in the definition and valorization of technologies allowing the development of the company. In this research technology is considered as a complex system of knowledge and know-how supported by equipment (Yanez and Kahlil, 201 ... More
Presented by Mr. Vincent BOLY on 16 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
One of the way of technology commercialization on global market is transferring technology across border and making a profit via foreign direct investment, joint venture, license etc. The success of technology transfer is a key factor of technology commercialization on global market. However, technology transfer from one country to another countries where have different culture, are challenging. ... More
Presented by Jung-Ah HWANG on 17 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Technology and innovation, as widely accepted, is essential for stimulating economic development of a nation. Technological upgrading does not merely take place by domestic technological development but also includes the process of technology transfer. This study explores the concept of intra-firm technology transfer and examines the approached, process and mechanisms for accomplishing technology ... More
Presented by Mr. T.D. BEHANE on 16 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs comprise of 17 goals that integrate the three dimensions (economic, social and environmental) of sustainable development, with one of the key objectives being to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all. UHC forms part of the targets concerned with population health and well-being under SDG 3. T ... More
Presented by Mr. Mazwi DZAPASI on 17 May 2017 at 16:42
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Knowledge-Based Companies Supporting Law is one of the main supporting programs in Iran for the purpose of accelerating development of technology and innovation in national level. In order to achieve best results in the process of implementation of the program, a product list including a classification of technology areas and products has been developed. After a while, the product list became one ... More
Presented by Mr. Pedram POURASGARI on 16 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
The distance between the research processes and production and technology market is one of the major challenges in technology development and innovation in Iran. In order to play a more effective role of universities in the development of knowledge, especially, technical knowledge and solving problems in the community, many countries have forced universities to increase commercialization of univer ... More
Presented by Mr. ASGHAR JEBALBAREZI SARBIJAN on 17 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Introduction During last decades a large amount of efforts have been done by developing countries in order to technological catch-up and acquiring essential capabilities for manufacturing complex products and systems. As a considerable case, Iran has been doing a lot of efforts in order to acquire key knowledge and capabilities for manufacturing and gas turbines and it achieved favorable and re ... More
Presented by Mr. Mostafa SAFDARI RANJBAR on 16 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Knowledge management
Track: Knowledge management
The literature continues to voice many doubts regarding knowledge management (Gasparini, 2014) for the development of dynamic capabilities (King, 2009; Frost, 2014) and their relationship with the ability of business models to create value (Osterwalder, Pigneur, Tucci, 2005). It remains to discover how to develop this management through practices involving knowledge indicators for strategic decisi ... More
Presented by Dr. Sergio BULGACOV on 16 May 2017 at 16:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
The promotion of innovation in services is essential to improve the productivity of this sector and that of the economy as a whole, not only because it has been a means to encourage growth and equity in developed economies (OCDE, 2010) but also because it represents around of 60% of both total employment and total aggregated value, in Latin America and the Caribbean (Rubalcaba, 2015). The innovati ... More
Presented by Dr. Marta Lucia TOSTES VIEIRA on 16 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
"Internet +" takes logistics industry into a new era. Cold chain logistics, which places a high requirement for technology while also brings more potential profits, has been paid high attention in the recent years. To improve cold chain logistics operation level is the key to increase logistic corporate profits. The selection of cold chain logistics park location is the first and critical step to ... More
Presented by Mr. Huaqiong LIU, Mr. Dongdong JIANG on 17 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
As digitalisation and machine intelligence are rapidly emerging towards disruptive status, the question should be asked whether humans will or should remain in control of innovation? Often people only think of artificial intelligence boosting growth by substituting humans, but actually huge value is going to come from the new goods, services and innovations artificial intelligence will enable. The ... More
Presented by Dr. Anthon BOTHA on 16 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology Management
Track: Management of specific emerging technologies
In order for manufacturing suppliers to stay competitive in the global digitized market, innovative and resource efficient process chains need to be a part of the manufacturing strategy. Bicycles have an enormous effect on society, both in terms of socio-economics and of advancing modern industrial processes. In order to manufacture bamboo bicycle frames in South Africa innovative designs and proc ... More
Presented by Mr. Pieter PIETER on 18 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
In the paper the two aspects of Management of Technologies (“MoT”) are lined out: a) Management of Technologies for Regions and Countries b) Management of the Technology Portfolio for Enterprises Strategic MoT for regions and countries is done to reinforce the competitiveness of the region in the ever harder global completion to ensure employment, the standard of living, social welfare and ... More
Presented by Mr. Bruno LINDORFER on 17 May 2017 at 14:42
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
For a technology to have a significant economic and social impact, it needs to be deployed often at scale. For products embodying novel technologies to be a commercial success, its deployment often needs to be accompanied by capabilities that enable the technology to be produced repeatedly with certain levels of yield, cost, and quality (manufacturability). However, theory related to these capabil ... More
Presented by Dr. Charles FEATHERSTON on 18 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Product and service development
Track: Product and service development
Abstract Following a sequence of oil price hikes in the 1970s, the USA needed to address the challenges of high-energy costs and inefficiencies in its use. Since the USA was by far the largest energy consumer As in the World and reliant on imported energy, the policy makers realized that in addition to the increasingly serious environmental pollution related to energy consumption, energy ineffici ... More
Presented by Mr. Peng QIU on 17 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
To meet the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the United Nations Frame Work conventions on climate change, there is need develop new business and environmental management models to mitigate the impact of the emission of Carbon (IV) Oxide (CO2) into the environment by the Oil and Gas industry taking into consideration the advantage provided by the digitalization of technolo ... More
Presented by Mr. Festus OLAJIDE on 15 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Technologies have become the foremost differentiator for business excellence and growth. The conversion of invention into commercially viable new product or service based on the technology known as technology commercialization (TC) is critical for economic growth of a country. TC is a complex phenomenon involving various factors. Various TC models (linear and non-linear) and modes like - internal, ... More
Presented by Dr. Karuna JAIN on 17 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
The real estate industry represents a major component of the global economy. In 2012, the real estate volume reached US$ 241 billion in the Americas, US$ 195 billion in the EMEA and US$ 127 billion in Asia Pacific (JLL, 2014). In the same year, the values in Egypt reached US$ 5 billion (GAFI, 2013). A recent publication (Fayad, 2014) reported that the urban landscape in Egypt represents on ... More
Presented by Dr. Ayman IBRAHIM, Prof. Osama HOSNY on 15 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
The aim of this paper is twofold. On the one hand, it intends to analyze the influence of national culture and social capital on the discovery of innovation opportunities. Secondly, this study helps increase knowledge on national culture and social capital by analysing how interaction between these factors influences opportunity recognition. We use a panel of data from the Global Entrepreneurship ... More
Presented by Prof. Gonzalez-Alvarez NURIA on 18 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
The strategy utilizing direct and indirect network effects has attracted attention. Direct network effects mean that the value of a good for the consumer is positively influenced by an increase in the number of users. Indirect network effects mean that the value of a good for the consumer is positively influenced by an attractive offer of complements. In markets with network effects, the first fir ... More
Presented by Dr. Noritomo OUCHI on 17 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
**Introduction/purpose** - The study presented in this paper origins from the European Project “Benthis” (WP7, Task 7.4. - Subtask 7.4.4. - Innovative management scenario’s), and it is aimed to analyze costs and benefits of the substitution of otter boards built with traditional technology with innovative and more sustainable ones in bottom trawl fishery, in the Mediterranean Adriatic Sea, I ... More
Presented by Dr. Monica CARIOLA on 15 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Introduction There has been a vast amount of literature elaborating the research on women entrepreneurship. Stevenson (1990), in his early writings, determined that there are three major areas in the field of women entrepreneurship. These are background factors and personal characteristics, psychological attributes and traits, and situational factors. Male based approach dominates these resea ... More
Presented by Dr. Derya FINDIK on 16 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
The second major oil crisis made countries acutely aware of their dependence on energy derived from oil and coal, and motivated them to seek alternatives in order to mitigate the associated risks, which threatened their national development and sovereignty. Thus, several governments decided to adopt a diversified energy matrix, through the use of energy from renewable and clean sources, which cont ... More
Presented by Ms. CRISTIANI FONTANELA, Dr. JAQUELINE DA SILVA ALBINO, Ms. Maria Isabel Araujo Silva dos SANTOS on 15 May 2017 at 14:42
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
One of the most important challenges in each organization is to achieving the most valuable targets and goals by using employees' performance and innovation with a focus on long-term strategy planning. In this paper we had shown how by using Strategic Management perfectly in the first steps and Imposing Managing by objective system in the downer layer in Ports and Maritime Organization, all per ... More
Presented by Mrs. Zahra OROOJI on 16 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
Roadmapping frameworks are said to provide a common reference point for linking strategy and innovation (S&I) tools. It has been argued that there is no incompatibility between these tools and roadmapping. Therefore, combining the development of roadmaps with S&I tools would support an integrated approach to S&I processes. However, it is not clear how diverse S&I tools can be meaningfully classifi ... More
Presented by Dr. Raoni BAGNO on 17 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
The open innovation practice as proposed by (CHESBROUGH, 2003; 2013) is directly related to the organization's business model. Although the themes of open innovation and business model are discussed in the international literature with assorted characteristics, there is a research gap involving empirical studies in the context of public companies, since the literature focuses on investigating p ... More
Presented by Dr. MARCIA MAY on 15 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology Management
Track: Management of specific emerging technologies
Emerging technologies like mobile broadband, SDN, cloud computing and big data lead to the rapid development of ICT (Information Communication Technology) industry. Graphene, as an emerging and promising technology, plays an unsubstitutable role in the ICT upstream material industry and serves as the most disruptive new materials in twenty-first century. At present, application products of graphen ... More
Presented by Ms. Xi YANG on 17 May 2017 at 16:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
This article has been deduced from the results of research activities of Khuzestan Water and Power Authority Company (KWPA). The first issue is the non-functionality of many research projects being done in KWPA during these twenty years. Given that this company has always had the first rank among the subsidiary companies of Energy ministry from the perspective of research analysis, the above menti ... More
Presented by Dr. mehrdad HEIDARI OREJLOO on 15 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: New business and investment models in the digital world
Track: New business and investement models in the digital world
Crowdfunding is a way to make new ventures and enterprises become financially viable, through small payments made by individuals, since the beginning of the 21st century. It emerged from the concepts of crowdsourcing and microfinance, and only due to the evolution of the internet to the so-called Web 2.0. Since its inception, crowdfunding platforms have already distributed billions of dollars thro ... More
Presented by Mr. Marcelo HOMRICH on 16 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
The evolution of the human race has long been connected to the exploitation of energy sources. Nowadays, the global energy matrix is based on petroleum derived fuels, which have a high energy coefficient, but cause great environmental impacts in their exploration and use. Renewable sources have the advantage of generating energy without great damage to the environment. Among these, photovoltaic ge ... More
Presented by Mr. Matheus LEUSIN on 18 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Digital age is on its way to upheaval the science system. Deep transformations are pushing toward the openness of the production and the dissemination of scientific knowledge. This paper provides an in-depth analysis of the transformations related to the multisided digital platforms. They have emerged as a driver of digital transformations. Multisided platforms function as intermediary devices tha ... More
Presented by Mrs. Majlinda ZHEGU on 17 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Workshop (Category C) Session: Workshop
Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
The European Union is heavily emphasizing the importance of open innovation and open science to leverage the potential and creativity of European citizens and finally unleash a plethora of novel ideas, cutting-edge improvements and commercially successful innovations. The overall goal is to increasethe competitiveness of the European industries. In one of their latest publications, the European Co ... More
Presented by Dr. Aldo OFENHEIMER on 15 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Technological evolution brings big change in business and in many cases, just few companies can survive such situation. Digitalization drove out photographic film from the market and most of film makers including Eastman Kodak failed to change its business portfolio and survive. One of the exceptions is Fuji Film. There are many comparing analysis of management aspect of Kodak and Fuji after crisi ... More
Presented by Prof. Hideho TANAKA on 18 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
Perez (2010) claims that the future development strategies of countries of Latin American region should contemplate changes associated with the massive application of advanced biology, to the sustainable transformation of renewable resources. The UNCTAD in the Report on Policy Review in Science, Technology and Innovation for Peru (UN, 2011) recounts the importance of the application of biotechnolo ... More
Presented by Ms. MARIA GABRIELA GARCIA LOPEZ, Dr. Marta Lucia TOSTES VIEIRA on 15 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Mobile phone is one of the main symbols of modern technology communications in human life and also is an integral part of everyday life. Penetration of mobile applications in different aspects of life, is a global phenomenon and the health industry, as one of the main areas of human life, is also follow this rule. Commercialization of health services is a global issue and many health systems world ... More
Presented by Ms. Saeedeh GHOOCHKANLOO on 17 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Companies operating in high technology sectors need to develop new products and/or services to compete in the market. The success of a product and/or service in the market depends on the management of the company under its Product Development Process (PDP). If a company can not develop a particular product or faces serious problems during the development of the product, therefore, this product wil ... More
Presented by Mr. Carlos VARGAS on 16 May 2017 at 16:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
**Introduction and Purpose:** Most work is defined and executed as projects nowadays. Business strategy implementation is typically done via project portfolios (not functional lines anymore). Deliverables of projects, i.e. products, systems and services have become more complicated and complex. These are due to rapidly changing technologies, globilisation, mass customisation, uncertain internation ... More
Presented by Dr. Siebert BENADE on 16 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
Project portfolio management (PPM) is central for project-based firms to achieve structure and prioritization among multiple projects. Competitive pressures, emergence of new technology and constantly changing customer demand imply a dynamic nature of PPM that calls for adjustments to different situations. This paper investigates PPM challenges that a company in the lighting industry face during a ... More
Presented by Mr. Anders KVARNEMO on 16 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Knowledge management
In this paper we analyze the proposal of a Master degree offered by a network of five National Universities belonging to the CODINOA Network (Council of Engineering Deans of the NOA), regarding the subject of Management of Technology And innovation (MOT). The Industrial tissue of the region is composed mainly by SMEs. According to the bibliography, under these conditions, important shortcomings in ... More
Presented by Mr. Julio RODRIGUEZ REY on 15 May 2017 at 14:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
One of the current key topics in innovation management literature is that of the constituting elements, drivers, determinants and mechanisms of innovation capabilities at the firm level. It is widely acknowledged that firms that successfully generate innovation output have a number of distinct, perhaps rare and inimitable characteristics that drive the efficiency of their innovation generation pro ... More
Presented by Mr. Everaldo Luis DARONCO on 15 May 2017 at 14:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
Nowadays, technology has become an integral part of the daily routine. As a result of the phenomenon, the demand for quality and speed in regarding software production has been increasing, it is understood that generally preventing problems is far less resource requiring than solving problems. Failures in the software development cycle or software maintenance can be costly. Those costs may come in ... More
Presented by Mr. Diego MONTEIRO on 17 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
Although R&D and production are both indispensable in firms′ innovation activities, existing studies on innovation performance always consider the two processes separately when trying to find out factors that determine firms′ innovation performance. Considering only one process makes it hard to figure out which is more important for firms′ innovation performance. To compensate the aforementi ... More
Presented by Ms. JINGWEN FU on 15 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: R&D Management
Track: R&D Management
Innovation and technological progress are deemed basic determinants of regional economic growth. Industry-university research synergy innovation is considered to be an important strategy of regional development and economic growth in China. Enterprises, universities and scientific research institutions enhance their independent Research & Development (R&D) ability, at the same time the innovation ... More
Presented by Ms. Xiaojun YANG on 15 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
INTRODUCTION/PURPOSE: ICT services companies can be included in the category of KIBS - Knowledge-intensive business services. These companies are increasingly important in the modern economies, due to their characteristics (Muller and Doloreux, 2009; Landry et al, 2012). First, their main production input and output consist of knowledge, delivered under the form of consulting, or embedded in arti ... More
Presented by Dr. ettore BOLISANI on 16 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future demands for work skills in the digital world
Track: Future demands for work skills in the digital world
Due to volatile and fast moving markets, increasing competition as well as more complex products and production, industrial companies are facing increasingly intricate challenges. Experts are talking about the fourth industrial (r)evolution, also called Industry 4.0 (I4.0). I4.0 focuses on an intelligent and transdisciplinary world in which smart factories represent the connection between digital ... More
Presented by Mr. Ernst PESSL, Dr. Sabrina SORKO, Ms. Barbara MAYER on 15 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
In high tech industries, the constant threat of technological obsolescence forces companies to renew their core technological portfolio in order to build up and maintain competitive advantages. Due to limitations of internal R&D, many firms employ external knowledge sourcing strategies to facilitate changes of their technological portfolio. Among the various external knowledge sourcing modes, te ... More
Presented by Prof. Jina KANG on 16 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Knowledge management
Track: Knowledge management
Abstract: High-tech industries, which are based on intellectually-intensive technologies and integrate multidisciplinary technological achievements, are the strategic leading industries of the Chinese national economy. The statistical range of the Chinese high-tech industry includes five categories: aerospace manufacture, electronics and communications equipment manufacture, computer and office eq ... More
Presented by Dr. zeyu XING on 16 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology Management
Track: Management of specific emerging technologies
An explosive increase in the volume of scientific literature hinders researchers from effective identification of R&D trends. Particularly in biomedical field, where both the R&D cost (DiMasi et al., 2016) and the demand for innovative output (Munos, 2009) are high, the R&D planning based on an accurate identification of R&D trends is an important matter for minimizing the risk of investment. For ... More
Presented by Dr. Heyoung YANG on 18 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Product and service development
Track: Product and service development
It has been recognized that regional innovation system (RIS) policies can contribute to the adaptation of regional economies and therefore their economic resilience. As changes in international competition, shifts in consumer demand, a resilient economy is considered successful if it can withstand these inevitable adaptations over time. For socio-ecological systems, resilience requires the amount ... More
Presented by Prof. PEICHUN LEE on 18 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Small and medium agencies are considered as one of the most effective reason in developing of society and economic in any country. This research is studying about the patterns of cooperation between small or medium companies with big companies. The object in this research is practical and the method is descriptive. All data are collected from the library and authoritative printed and digital reso ... More
Presented by Mr. Jebalbarezi Sarbijan ASGHAR on 16 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Innovation is commonly recognized as the practice of implementing an idea which wholly encompasses series of processes in a firm. At the middle of the series, manufacture resides and connects R&D with marketing activities. We regard that manufacture acts out ‘a bottle neck’ which can either leverage or retard a firm’s innovation output, depending on its capability. This paper, therefore, add ... More
Presented by Mr. Abhichata CHAISAKDIYOD on 16 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Product and service development
Track: Product and service development
Due to the global convergence of producers and consumers as well as of the consistency and homogeneity of product qualities and technologies, consumer products (hardware and software) are becoming increasingly similar and, thus, interchangeable. Differentiation merely by products has become highly complex and difficult. Additionally, producers from low-cost regions are increasingly able to produce ... More
Presented by Dr. Herbert Michael RICHTER on 18 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Innovation and Export are generally considered as two different activities, but being in relation to each other. Indeed, a link between innovation and export was identified both within the scientific literature as with the bodies specialized in the support for companies. The research works studying this link are plentyful and the advantages of a coupling of the support services concerning innovati ... More
Presented by Ms. Manon ENJOLRAS on 15 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology Management
Track: Management of specific emerging technologies
Abstract The development and usage of social media technologies has become a way of life to many Nigerians. Though still evolving, its high level of adoption and usage is on the increase. Although, literature have focused on the political and academic use of social media, however, little is known about the users’ education and perceptions of these technologies. This is key because it will reduc ... More
Presented by Mr. Olabamiji ONIFADE on 17 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
Introduction: the difficulties to change social behaviors can be a great obstacle to the moment of promoting public policies, however, the technology can be a facilitator of these processes of changes and Chile is a good example for this. The western countries have experienced severe crises in the last years due to bad practices, corruption and few limits between public and private bussiness. T ... More
Presented by Mrs. Mila RIOS on 15 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Optimization of the steel industry in order to deliver on competitiveness includes many factors ranging from process improvements to strategic initiatives. This research focuses on a strategic approach with a focus on process specific initiatives. The strategic initiative relates to the two models of operations, Make-To-Stock (MTS) and Make-To-Order (MTO). This research focuses on investigating th ... More
Presented by Mr. Godfrey NYAMANDE on 17 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
Nowadays, reverse logistics is one of key strategies in many industries especially in electronic industry due to increasing of environmental awareness and sustainable management. The main aim of this research is to investigate the correlation of solutions for reverse logistics practices to reverse logistics performance of electronics industry in Thailand. To study the correlation between solution ... More
Presented by Dr. Tossapol KIATCHAROENPOL on 15 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
The automobile sector is considered one of the most important for the movement and economy of the country. In the economy, the segment is the 2nd largest market in the steel industry, consuming almost 15% of the total production of this material, losing only to the construction sector. Other important customers in the automotive industry are aluminum (5%), petrochemical (especially plastics, 7%) a ... More
Presented by Mr. Matheus LEUSIN on 15 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Mangement of Technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
**Introduction and purpose** - Italian fishing fleet is second in Europe for number of vessels and total power and fourth for gross tonnage (Cariola et al., 2014). The bottom trawling fishing with otter boards represents the 19% of the Italian fishing fleets and is the most impacting for the environment because is both a high energy intensive, with important fuel costs, and a high environmental im ... More
Presented by Dr. Monica CARIOLA on 18 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Product and process innovation is essential to maintain competitiveness and companies have been creating an increasing number of strategic partnerships to pursue it. A correct assessment of partners’ complementary areas is likely to lead to faster and higher quality innovation, while reducing and sharing risks among the partners. However, studies have also shown that many partnerships fail for ... More
Presented by Mr. EDERSON BRAMBILLA, Mr. EDUARDO VASCONCELLOS on 17 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Knowledge management
Track: Knowledge management
Communication is one the cornerstones of humanity. We can communicate orally or with gestures and more recently we started communicating via writing. This written communication evolved with our technology. We came to a point where it is difficult to imagine our lives without social networks, in which written messages are core. Such fact is interconnected with the always increasing need and desire ... More
Presented by Mr. Diego MONTEIRO on 16 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Safety and risk management
Track: Safety and risk management
This paper presents quantitative evidence of the advantages of modern estimating tools and techniques, such as Monte Carlo Simulation, over more traditional, “rules based on experience” to estimate project contingency. These rules refer to statements such as “Add 10% of the project capital cost as contingency to the estimate when going into project execution”. Project contingency may ... More
Presented by Dr. Francois JOUBERT on 17 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Resilience is a key element for any entrepreneurs to understand if they wish to become successful. As evident from The Great Recession, which has haunted many entrepreneurs since 2008 with many feeling hopeless that the economy will recover anytime soon, the confidence of many entrepreneurs has been diminished tremendously. However, more than half of the fast-growing and largest companies of today ... More
Presented by Prof. PEICHUN LEE, Mr. Peng Chu WU on 16 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Product and service development
Track: Product and service development
By selecting four processes of new market entry for long-lived companies with orientation to continue to renew their business model, this work proposed to analyze these strategies, guided by the research question: How is the new market entry strategy related to the configuration of the business model? The qualitative case studies, enabled to visualize the heterogeneous processes used by the compan ... More
Presented by Dr. Sergio BULGACOV on 18 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
As the hydrocarbon reserves in the fields of Niger Delta region declines. There is the need for improved recovery from existing oil and gas fields reserves especially those classified as marginal oil fields. Despite policy initiative and considerable potential of marginal oil fields in Nigeria, the development of marginal field has not been fully successful. It is against this background that this ... More
Presented by Mr. Humphrey Otombosoba ORUWARI on 16 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
In an increasingly competitive global environment, organizations often rely on information technology projects, notably Software Projects, to improve their processes, products, and services. Software Projects in majority are technically complex, have no physical limitations, yet they are too ambitious, intangible, flexible, and surrounded by uncertainties. The implementation of software requires t ... More
Presented by Dr. Marcos PAIXÃO GARCEZ on 17 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Artificial Intelligence(AI) has drawn significant attention in our society and many have high hopes of what AI will bring, such as improvement in productivity and quality. However, there are also growing concerns and warnings of what the technology will bring, such as mass unemployment from job substitution or social inequality. Thus, we have conducted Technology Assessment(TA) of artificial intel ... More
Presented by Ms. Yoon Chung KIM on 17 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
The electrification of rural areas is a process that has the ability to allow isolated populations to meet their basic needs and promote their development. For this activity to have the necessary impact, the use of new technology that can be transmitted is required. In this aspect, a method of technological transmission is the technology extension, which has been allowing users to access and incor ... More
Presented by Dr. Marta Lucia TOSTES VIEIRA on 17 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
In literature, several works develop methodologies in order to evaluate the innovation capability (IC) of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) according to a set of actions performed by the firm, called innovations actions (Adams et al., 2006; Chiesa et al., 1996; Guan et al., 2016). A good example is the methodology proposed by the ERPI research team of the University of Lorraine in France, whi ... More
Presented by Dr. Mauricio CAMARGO on 16 May 2017 at 14:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
The role of communication in project management has been intensively debated for decades. It has been investigated from various perspectives and has enjoyed a substantial coverage in project management literature. Communication has been identified as key to success and poor communication as the reason for many project failures. While some researchers have considered communication as just a success ... More
Presented by Ms. Maralise DAVIDS, Mr. Kwete Mwana NYANDONGO on 17 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: New business and investment models in the digital world
Track: New business and investement models in the digital world
Business Models has been used in many fields of activities as representation of companies’ strategy and how companies deliver value to its customers with organizational efficiency and competitive advantage, meeting the needs of its customers and segments. The business model is presented as a useful conceptual tool to capture, share and create a common vision of the organization model. In many ... More
Presented by Mr. MARCOS PAIXAO GARCEZ on 16 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Economic development involves change and therefore the entrepreneur figures, as gap and input filler, to be its prime mover. The recognition of the importance of the entrepreneurs and the markets in which they operate has led many countries to foster entrepreneurship. Within this context, entrepreneur may be perceived either as an adjective that solely reflects a behavior or as the economic agent ... More
Presented by Ms. Nathalia PUFAL on 16 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
Radical innovations are relevant in economic development and for the agribusiness, mainly in social development, among other factors, due to increased food consumption in the world. The number of enterprises that have adopted the concept of open innovation is on the rise, seeking research sources and development (R&D) in other organizations such as universities. Assuming that innovations generated ... More
Presented by Dr. Daniela ALTHOFF PHILIPPI on 15 May 2017 at 14:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Safety and risk management
Track: Safety and risk management
Modern society is experiencing the fourth Industrial Revolution, which demands managers to develop industrial development plans and re-industrialization efforts, in search for competition in a digitalized manner throughout the whole value chain. Digitalization is characterized by the integration and control of production, with the use of sensor and network connected devices, whereas physical world ... More
Presented by Ms. Maria Isabel Araújo Silva dos SANTOS, Prof. Edgard OLIVEIRA on 17 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
This article describes a systemic model where ICTs and knowledge management are articulated to consolidate the processes of organizational innovation management in small companies, a case study in the Colombian Caribbean region, in this case taking as sample size About 100 companies from the most varied sectors. The model is based on the management paradigm by processes and organizational portfol ... More
Presented by Dr. Polo Otero JOSE LUIS on 15 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
Introduction and Purpose: The debate on green technologies, sustainability and green innovation has attracted the attention of a wide global audience. Theoretical considerations suggest that various approaches to integrating green and sustainability aspects into a business model should exist and that these be directly related to the degree to which environmental and social aspects have become ingr ... More
Presented by Prof. Geoff GREGSON on 15 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Knowledge management
The advancement of digitalization in traditional industries confronts established companies with the need to adjust their current competence base and develop expertise in hitherto unfamiliar fields. Inter-organizational networks like strategic alliances, regional clusters or industrial associations provide member firms with an infrastructure for knowledge transfer and thus represent an important m ... More
Presented by Fabian RECK on 15 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
Abstract: With the development of economic globalization, technical standards have become the core of the new scarce resources and the necessary conditions for obtaining competitive advantage. In the high-tech field, the complementarity of high-tech products, the complexity of technology and the accelerating speed of innovation make few companies and enterprises separate technological innovation, ... More
Presented by Ms. Xiaoyan ZHANG on 15 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
In recent years important issues related to social well-being have been discussed, and among them the world energy matrix has received special attention. Energy is fundamental to the social and economic development of a country. Due to the growing demand for energy and concerns about global warming, the search for renewable, sustainable resources has been stimulated worldwide. Sustainability in th ... More
Presented by Mrs. Anny key de Souza MENDONÇA on 15 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
The contemporary drive for digitalization of production systems can be understood as a landscape development that will influence a wide range of industries and their underlying socio-technical systems (c.f. Geels 2002). Although this change comes under many names (Industry 4.0, internet-of-things, the digital revolution, cyber-physical systems, etc.), the disruption of production occurs mainly bec ... More
Presented by Dr. Jonatan FREILICH on 17 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
In the era of globalization, with shorter technology and product life cycle, it is not only the technological development, but its commercial exploitation that makes the difference. Thus commercializing technologies successfully with reduced time to market becomes crucial for organizations not only to survive but also to gain competitive advantage worldwide. Limited non-renewable resources, increa ... More
Presented by Ms. Snehal TAWATE, Dr. Karuna JAIN on 16 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Workshop (Category C) Session: Workshop
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Technological innovations increasingly influence the transformation of business models. Disruptive technological developments significantly influence business environments and alter the way how businesses are operated. These technologies replace existing technologies of incumbents by sacrificing features that are important to current customers and offering different attributes (Bower & Christensen ... More
Presented by Prof. Stefan VORBACH, Mr. Harald WIPFLER on 17 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Everything is going digital around us! Disruptive technologies and their disruptive use models are creating a new world and a different future. Over the last few years, the creation and utilization of technologies have played a critical role to improve the life quality of people, advance economies, and open new horizons for individuals, businesses, and even nations around the world. This is the b ... More
Presented by Mr. Nezar SAMI, Prof. Tarek KHALIL, Mr. Mohamed AZZAM on 17 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Firms increasingly depend on technological advancements and need to be able to adapt to technological shifts. However, path-dependent processes may cause lock-in situations which hinder the adoption of more efficient technological options. In a path-dependent process small events trigger positive feedback loops which gradually reduce alternative options until a pattern becomes dominant. A rigidifi ... More
Presented by Mr. Harald WIPFLER on 17 May 2017 at 16:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Industrial and manufacturing technologies
Track: Industrial and manufacturing technologies
This paper provides a novel approach for comprehensive 3D measurement data management in complex process chains in the automotive industry to fulfil technological requirements of Industry 4.0. A variety of measurement methods and equipment are used in the automotive industry today to ensure the specified level of product quality. The multitude of devices and processes found in the automotive in ... More
Presented by Christian EMMER on 17 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
This paper explores technology resilience of high-tech industry by examining the process from technology decline to resilience. There are three research questions raised and answered by this paper: 1) Why some high-tech industries enter technological crises while others are less vulnerable? 2) Why some high-tech industries suffer more from technological crises? 3) Why some high-tech industries rec ... More
Presented by Prof. PEICHUN LEE, Prof. HSINNING SU on 16 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Knowledge management
Track: Knowledge management
Cooperation and knowledge management are contemporary subjects contemplated and considered in different disciplines of university programs in management. However, it is observed that in Brazilian universities, in general, the effective practice of cooperation between professors and the initiatives for management and structured sharing of knowledge are restricted, usually confined to members of sma ... More
Presented by Mr. Horacio Nelson HASTENREITER on 16 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
The purpose of this paper is to present a qualitative approach to evaluate Technology Transfer Offices’ performance based on a state-of-the-art overview and on the results collected during group meetings (Grounded Theory). The paper outlines studies that have been conducted on TTO’s performance, discussing the variables pointed out by different authors. It also delivers evidences of the impo ... More
Presented by Prof. David RESENDE on 16 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Understanding the path for technological development and innovation is a longstanding matter of interest for economic and organizational researchers (Bozeman & Link, 2015). However, contemporary technological dynamism and global economic integration brought this interest back (Audretsch et al., 2014). Thus, frontier technology is an important source of competitive advantage for organizations and n ... More
Presented by Dr. Andréa Paula SEGATTO, Dr. Fernanda Salvador ALVES on 16 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Offset is a type of counter-trade with defense technology transfer when the country purchases the military arms and services through import. The importance of offset has been increased because most of countries oblige it for military procurement from foreign companies. Especially, the foreign companies who hope to export their military arms and services should meet the offset value that the import ... More
Presented by Mr. Joon-young KIM on 16 May 2017 at 16:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Since its inception in the 1980s (or as some believe, in the 1970s (Drejer, 1996)), Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) field of study experienced a fast growth and expansion. This rapid growth as well as the TIM scientific community’s interest to evaluate their discipline has persuaded some researchers to study this academic discipline itself. This paper is to systematically review thes ... More
Presented by Dr. Reza SALAMI on 17 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
The ever-increasing pressure to fulfil the promise of sustainable development, the ever-moving target of sustainability, and the ever-changing definition of ‘sustainable futures’ calls for continuous, radical and fundamental research into our ability to understand the complex interactions between societal and technological elements in socio-technical systems. This paper presents the contributi ... More
Presented by Mrs. Imke DE KOCK on 18 May 2017 at 11:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Introduction and Purpose: the fourth industrial revolution presents both opportunities and uncertainties to various industries. Mining is among such industries in which there is a race towards autonomous mining that make use of technologies such as remote laser cutting of rocks, insitu processing of minerals, real-time excavations imaging, autonomous load-haul-dump (LHD) vehicles, etc. The purpose ... More
Presented by Mr. Petrus LETABA on 16 May 2017 at 14:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
The evolution of warfare, and its increasing complexity has made planning for future deployments more difficult. The need to plan for more eventualities makes it more complex. The need for decision support tools and technologies to assist capability planners make more sound decisions has become more critical. Many defence forces have made a conscious decision to ditch threat based planning approac ... More
Presented by Mr. James THABA on 18 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Track: Technology transfer, marketing and commercialization
Technology transfer is a vital structured procedure for developing nations as it provides the opportunity to implement a technology that would otherwise be unobtainable due to economic, social, political and other constraints. In the highly technical fields of ICT and healthcare, technology transfer could play a critical role in the development and widespread implementation of various devices and ... More
Presented by Mr. Rian RIAN on 16 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future demands for work skills in the digital world
Track: Future demands for work skills in the digital world
According to the Global Information Technology Report 2016 from the World Economic Forum, Peru, based on the networked readiness index, is in the 90th position out of 139 countries (World Economic Forum, 2016). Regarding education, the schools are to connect to the optical fiber network by means of a wireless access net thus enabling the inclusion to the worldwide Internet and the access to onli ... More
Presented by Dr. Marta Lucia TOSTES VIEIRA on 15 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
The South African BOP is gaining increasing popularity as a lucrative market for entrepreneurs who are willing to align their businesses with the particular requirements necessary for operating in the BOP. Though SME owners are coming to appreciate the potential for alleviating poverty profitably, they lack a framework by which they can guide their efforts to achieve higher levels of growth. Of th ... More
Presented by Dr. Sara GROBBELAAR on 15 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology Management
Track: Management of specific emerging technologies
Business model (BM) design is essential to accommodate new technologies to reach full commercial scale. However, BM design is difficult (Teece 2010; Chesbrough 2010). The state of the art literature on business models scrutinized BM design sources of difficulty from an intra-organizational perspective (Sund et al. 2016; Chesbrough 2010; Teece 2010; Osterwalder et al. 2005; Amit & Zott 2001). BM de ... More
Presented by Mr. Rami DARWISH on 17 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
For nations’ economic development and fortune creation, entrepreneurship has an important role. Under this situation, the government introduces regulatory reform and open more entrepreneurial courses to boost entrepreneurship. Recently, an event called “startup weekend” is popular in the global entrepreneurial area. The government divisions, private organizations and universities recently ... More
Presented by Prof. Wei-Hsin HSIANG on 16 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: New business and investment models in the digital world
Track: New business and investement models in the digital world
Nowadays, there are lots of Clicks and Mortar models. Brands can earn benefits through cross-channel integration, so they develop cross-channel model from online to offline to meet consumers' requirements. According to MIC's report, consumers prefer to search online to compare the goods and shop in a physical store. The reason is that consumers can get goods immediately, save shipping fee, confirm ... More
Presented by Prof. LEE-YUN PAN on 16 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Product and service development
Track: R&D Management
The American economist Siwek S E. first proposed the concept of "intellectual property industry", and pointed out that the patent-intensive industry is an important part of the intellectual property industry. In April 2012, the United States Department of commerce and the United States Patent and trademark office jointly issued a statistical report "Intellectual property and the United States econ ... More
Presented by Mr. JIAN HOU on 18 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
Previous research has addressed the influence of corporate social responsibility (CSR) on corporate performance. In this study, we extent prior study and take green innovation as moderator based on hypothesis proposed by Porter (1995). We use empirical analysis to show whether green innovation plays an important role between environmental corporate social responsibility and corporate performance. ... More
Presented by Ms. Mei Chun PAN on 15 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Safety and risk management
Track: Safety and risk management
The Internet financing products in the filed of intellectual property pledge come into the market in China and arouse wide attention in both academia and practical circle. Because of the instability of intellectual property rights and value, the complexity of the intellectual property right to liquidate and so on, the risk in Internet intellectual property financing platform operation is greater. ... More
Presented by Ms. Ziyang HUANG on 17 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Modern national or regional competitiveness is no longer dependent on raw materials, abundant natural resources, or a solid financial capital, it has been converted into scientific and technological innovation. Innovation represents the technological progress and change, and productivity enhance. In the era of globalization, cities themselves not only exist hostile competition but also cooperation ... More
Presented by Mr. YI SHEN on 16 May 2017 at 13:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology Management
Track: Management of specific emerging technologies
Cloud computing is major technological revolution which represents the future development of ICT industry. It has gained vast attention and been actively promoted by governments, enterprises, research institutions and industry alliances around the world due to its technological advancement and availability. This study seeks to investigate the technological trends, competition status, key technolog ... More
Presented by Ms. Conghui YIN on 17 May 2017 at 15:30
Session: Keynote
Presented by Marco PREUSS on 17 May 2017 at 13:00
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Cloud Computing (CC) has altered the way infrastructure, platform and applications are developed and deployed in the enterprises. Various sectors like manufacturing, banking services, healthcare, government and academics rely on IT functionalities along with data centres. This requires heavy investment due to high energy consumption, maintenance and infrastructural expenses. Cloud computing provid ... More
Presented by Dr. Ruchita GUPTA on 15 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Product and service development
Track: Product and service development
Idea contests integrate customers into innovation processes and enhance product development of companies. Utilizing the “wisdom of the crowd” as means to improve idea generation and idea assessment has received rising popularity in research and practice alike. One new mechanism to enhance such crowd-based approaches is a crowdfunding idea contest. Crowdfunding as important platform-based finan ... More
Presented by Ms. Tanja JOVANOVIC on 18 May 2017 at 11:06
Session: Keynote
Presented by Karl-Heinz LEITNER on 16 May 2017 at 09:00
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Green technologies and sustainability
Track: Green technologies and sustainability
With the rapid development of economy in our country.The waste of resources, environmental pollution and ecological destruction and other issues are becoming more and more obvious.Manufacturing industry, especially the equipment manufacturing industry, is a strategic industry which provides technical equipment for the national economy and is the important guarantee of industrial upgrading of all i ... More
Presented by Ms. MANMAN WANG on 15 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Industrial and manufacturing technologies
Track: Industrial and manufacturing technologies
Reliability and availability are important maintenance indicators for most physical assets. Availability is also an important indicator for the business enterprise since it directly affects the output of the production assets and therefore the profits for the company. Various maintenance concepts like Reliability-centred Maintenance (RCM) and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) emphasize the achiev ... More
Presented by Prof. Krige VISSER on 17 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
This paper presents a case study of an ICT company in which it is sought to understand how it is possible to improve the competitiveness of a company using open innovation management practices. It was found that innovation contributes to competitiveness as long as it is a formal part of the company's strategy. Evidence of open innovation practice has also been identified, especially regarding the ... More
Presented by Mr. Alex DE PAULO on 16 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Product and service development
Servitization is a business model that started in the 1980s and has quickly been used in corporate strategy, peaking with the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT). By the way, there is a crossover with information and communication technologies which treat them as a synonymy (Baines et al., 2016). Manufacturers have been shifting their focus in order to offer services jointly with their products ... More
Presented by Dr. Gabriela SCUR on 15 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
The different studies have been done by researchers about regional innovation models. The research objective is the identifying of the effective factors for developing information and communication technology in Iran regions. Based on the literature review, 6 dimensions and 26 factors were identified as the preliminary theoretical pattern. ICT as the main case were analyzed by theoretical pattern ... More
Presented by Dr. Asghar JEBALBAREZI SARBIJAN on 15 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Small and medium sized enterprises and innovation
Track: Small and medium enterprises and innovation
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are widely accepted as the drivers of economic growth. SMEs depend on innovation for survival. The literature indicates that innovation performance can be improved through collaboration with other organisations. For SMEs, however, spending valuable resources collaborating with organisations that do not add value, could lead to a decrease in innovation performanc ... More
Presented by Dr. Kai-Ying CHAN on 16 May 2017 at 14:06
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Track: Future thinking, strategy development, and theory of technology
Eliminate knowledge barriers boosted the sharing culture to an upper level. New generations get the idea that sharing is favorable and it suggests that this new behavior becomes a fertile field for the development of social business model. Tending to develop a consistent strategic plan, the right usage of management tools, a deeper organizational self-knowledge and a strong and efficient communica ... More
Presented by Mrs. TATIANA LIVRAMENTO, Prof. Marcela MORAES on 17 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
After years of cost pressure, companies have totally overseen time as strategic factor. In a digital world, response time becomes one of the most important competitive advantages. In this presentation we will report on our experience, testing the response time of the 20 market leading automotive trade marks in Austria. Using a kind of digital mystery shopping we tested online response times of a ... More
Presented by Prof. Jürgen MÜHLBACHER on 16 May 2017 at 15:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Organisational market competiveness goes beyond reengineering and continuous improvement initiatives on supply chain processes. It requires that organisations should seek and adopt Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) which is designed to deliver a beyond price-based outlook upon sourcing decisions, TCO allows that all possible costs elements incurable during the acquired services and / or products’ li ... More
Presented by Dr. Vermeulen ANDRE, Prof. Pretorius JAN-HARM. C on 16 May 2017 at 11:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Organisations in South Africa ever more than before need Total Quality Management (TQM) in terms of organisational culture and supply chain system thinking in providing outstanding products and services to their customers. Although TQM has been proposed to improve organisational performance it is perceived that some organisations have not accomplished much over the years. Accomplishing TQM and s ... More
Presented by Dr. Vermeulen ANDRE, Prof. Pretorius JAN-HARM C on 16 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
This study proposes a conceptual model for cloud computing affordance for SMEs. Since the mid-90s, technology management, information systems, and business management scholars have shown a growing interest in understanding how investments in cloud computing technology can lead to improved business performance in small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). Therefore, understanding what cloud computin ... More
Presented by Mr. Pawat KALPRAVIDH on 15 May 2017 at 11:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology Management
Track: Management of specific emerging technologies
Spatiotemporal data is everywhere, being gathered from different devices such as Earth Observation and GPS satellites, sensor networks and mobile gadgets. Data collected from those devices might contain valuable information about different subjects, such as weather monitoring or mobility. Among these themes, moving object trajectory data has a particular interest in this work. Moving object trajec ... More
Presented by Mr. Diego MONTEIRO on 17 May 2017 at 16:06
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
With a rising pressure to create and sustain competitive advantages through technological innovations, firm innovation is becoming more open, requiring change in how firms manage innovation. New models of open innovation have suggested that many innovative firms have changed the way they use their internal organizational resources for external organization while external resources can be used with ... More
Presented by Prof. Yi-Ching WU on 17 May 2017 at 10:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Project and program management
Track: Project and program management
With globalization and the complexity of the markets in recent years, project management has lacked some adjustments. In this context, agile practices arose from a need to develop project management characterized by complexity and uncertainty. Successfully projects point to the need for new approaches for the client, including possibilities of flexibility and proper management of their needs. The ... More
Presented by Mr. Reginaldo REGINALDO APARECIDO CARNEIRO, Dr. Mauro LUIZ MARTENS on 17 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
The innovative capacity of a country or region is conditioned by the result of the relations between economic, political and social actors, with local cultural and institutional conditions (CASSIOLATO, LASTRES, 2008). In Brazil, such capacity depends on which region occurs and how the National Innovation Systems (NIS) policies are managed. Interrelated institutions that contribute to the developm ... More
Presented by Dr. Andréa Paula SEGATTO, Dr. Fernanda Salvador ALVES on 15 May 2017 at 15:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Management of technology in developing countries
Track: Management of technology in developing countries
Previous research has found that engineering and agricultural sciences concentrate the highest number of interactions between universities and business enterprises in Brazil. Based on this observation, this study aims to further investigate the relationships established between academic research groups and companies in these two major areas of knowledge. For this purpose, this paper reports th ... More
Presented by Mr. Daniel Thomé de OLIVEIRA on 16 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Knowledge management
The amount of available data has been increasing at a very high speed in the arising digital world. As ever, people wants to get the most possible profit of data. In this sense, in recent years, technologies of Business Intelligence (BI) have been receiving special attention because we need to convert data into useful information and new knowledge. Data Mining (DM) constitutes the core of any BI p ... More
Presented by Dr. Claudia JIMENEZ on 16 May 2017 at 16:42
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Economic and societal impact of technology
Track: Economic and societal impact of technology
In case of technology assets such as patents, the valuation technique such as discounted cash flow (DCF) method in terms of income approach has been officially utilizing for providing reference information in various commercialization objectives, but for the cases of database assets, software or goodwill, there exists no appropriate valuation methodology for database assets or authentic guideline ... More
Presented by Mr. Tae-Eung SUNG on 15 May 2017 at 13:30
Session: -
on 15 May 2017 at 09:30
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Industrial and manufacturing technologies
Track: Industrial and manufacturing technologies
Internet of Things (IoT) technology is recently one of the most prominent technologies and has attracted vast attention and applications in various industries. IoT can provide firms with real-time information, cost reduction, and even efficiency improvement in supply chain management. The adoption and application of IoT in supply chain management are thus crucial and deserve further study. However ... More
Presented by Dr. Yu-Xiang YEN on 17 May 2017 at 10:48
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
Track: Technology management and competitiveness in the globalized world
“Industry 4.0” or the “Industrial Internet of Things” (IIoT) refers to a new paradigm of digitized and connected industrial manufacturing. Its core is based on Internet of Things technologies, which enable real-time capable, smart, horizontal and vertical interconnectedness of people, machines, objects as well as information and communication systems for the dynamic management of complex s ... More
Presented by Mr. Daniel KIEL on 17 May 2017 at 13:30
Type: Research Paper and Presentation (Category A) Session: Knowledge management
Track: Knowledge management
Wikipedia is by for the most popular website and one of the most widely viewed sites of any kind of the world. Wikis also became a collaborative tool in many companies to collect, organise, share, review and approve various forms of information. Internal know-how can be handled without loss of information to external persons. Links to open literature, standards, internal reports or documents (draw ... More
Presented by Jacqueline SCHLÖGL on 16 May 2017 at 16:24
Type: Presentation only (Category B) Session: Keynote
Track: Complexity of innovation systems in the future digital world
Digitization is amongst the most important topics for voestalpine. In this presentation, Mr. Rotter will highlight voestalpine Special Steel’s Digital Journey approach, a focused long-term change effort that transforms the business for the future. Starting from the actual changes in the environment and the necessity to adapt to it, the presenter will provide an inside view on how voestalpine Spe ... More
Presented by Mr. Franz ROTTER on 16 May 2017 at 13:00