Geo, Audio, Video, Photo: How Digital Convergence In Mobile Devices Facilitates Participatory Culture In Libraries, Peta J. Hopkins, Joanna Hare, Jessie Donaghey, Wendy Abbott
Library Services and IT Services papers
Libraries are often hailed as the cultural and learning hub of their communities. To deepen community engagement and social inclusion, libraries are adopting new technologies to facilitate a participatory and learning culture. With market saturation of smartphones and tablets and their associated apps, new affordances for content creation, curation and sharing show great potential to enhance participatory culture. The typical smartphone or tablet now incorporates digital technologies such as geo-location, audio, video, photo and web technologies. Bringing these technologies into a single device has enabled the development of apps such as Instagram, HistoryPin and SoundCloud. It has also changed the ...
Mechanisms And Policies Of Global Technology Transfer For Clean-Energy, 2015 Rutgers University - Newark
Mechanisms And Policies Of Global Technology Transfer For Clean-Energy, Kyle S. Herman
This paper examines technology transfer (TT) policies in clean-tech the the lens of global institutions and global agreements over the past decade. It leaves out domestic TT, intra-firm or multinational (private) TT, or local-local TT. The research interest for writing this paper was enlightened by participation in United Nations General Assembly workshops (2013) : (1.) Development, transfer and dissemination of clean and environmentally sound technologies in developing countries; ; (2.) Capacity building to enhance the development, adoption and use of clean and environmentally sound technologies in developing countries; (3.) The way forward: Strengthening the international architecture for environmentally sound technology development, transfer ...
Healthcare Information Systems: Opportunities And Challenges, 2015 Northern Michigan University
Healthcare Information Systems: Opportunities And Challenges, Madison Ngafeeson
No abstract provided.
Sustainability Reporting Practices Of Group Iii U.S. Air Carriers, 2015 Purdue University
Sustainability Reporting Practices Of Group Iii U.S. Air Carriers, Lukas Rudari, Mary E. Johnson
International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace
Once a side note, sustainability reporting has become an important issue for companies and airlines globally and in the U.S. This exploratory study examined the sustainability reporting practices of U.S. passenger and cargo air carriers with total revenues exceeding $1 billion classified as Group III air carriers by the U.S Department of Transportation. The results showed that 53% of Group III air carriers published sustainability reports. Out of these 53%, all except one referenced the Global Reporting framework in their sustainability reports. Forty percent or 6 out of 15 carriers participated in at least one Carbon Disclosure ...
Agenda: Innovations In Managing Western Water: New Approaches For Balancing Environmental, Social, And Economic Outcomes, 2015 University of Colorado Law School
Agenda: Innovations In Managing Western Water: New Approaches For Balancing Environmental, Social, And Economic Outcomes, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment
Innovations in Managing Western Water: New Approaches for Balancing Environmental, Social and Economic Outcomes (Martz Summer Conference, June 11-12)
Many aspects of western water allocation and management are the product of independent and uncoordinated actions, several occurring a century or more ago. However, in this modern era of water scarcity, it is increasingly acknowledged that more coordinated and deliberate decision-making is necessary for effectively balancing environmental, social, and economic objectives. In recent years, a variety of forums, processes, and tools have emerged to better manage the connections between regions, sectors, and publics linked by shared water systems. In this event, we explore the cutting edge efforts, the latest points of contention, and the opportunities for further progress.
Yale Library It News, 31 May 2015, 2015 Yale University
Yale Library It News, 31 May 2015, Yale Library It Staff
Yale Library IT News
No abstract provided.
The Relevance Of Economic, Institutional And Cultural Determinants For Venture Capital Investments. A Us-Europe Comparison., 2015 University of San Francisco
The Relevance Of Economic, Institutional And Cultural Determinants For Venture Capital Investments. A Us-Europe Comparison., Nadja Benes
This study analyzes the determinants of early-stage VC investments by identifying characteristics in the economic, institutional, as well as cultural framework that could explain the diverging levels of early-stage VC investments across countries. Data was assembled for 16 countries during the period from 1995 until 2013. The results indicate that countries that are more open to trade are associated with higher levels in early-stage venture capital. A higher unemployment rate negatively affects a country’s level of early-stage VC funds. Higher R&D expenditures as a proxy for the technological and innovation capacity in a country as well as a ...
Innovation And Entrepreneurship A Panacea To Crisis, 2015 Seoul National University
Innovation And Entrepreneurship A Panacea To Crisis, Emmanouil Alexander Zografakis
Emmanouil Alexander Zografakis EZ
The beneficial effect of innovation and entrepreneurship on crisis management can be easily highlighted taking Greek financial crisis into account. That specific crisis has paved the way to a new enterprising era, characterized by high instability, making the dream of growth potential speculation to be vanished into thin air. Thus, the process of management, planning and setting of targets is liable to come to a standstill. On that occasion, only the balancing of quality and cost can lead to manufacture that can be deemed to be “value for money”.
The Intangible Factors Of Design And New Product Development, 2015 Portland State University
The Intangible Factors Of Design And New Product Development, David L. Driskill
Student Research Symposium
When thinking about product value it is important to realize that there are two main value classifications to take into account, tangible and intangible value. Although it may not seem obvious at first, all values that the consumer receives through using a product, whether tangible or intangible, do not happen by accident. All aspects of a product are built in by design. This is possible because of the intangible factors of the design process and implementation itself that a design team can utilize. The intangible design process is defined by three major layers: the knowledge layer, the emotion layer, and ...
7 Tips To Grow Your Rural Business With Purpose And Meaning, 2015 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
7 Tips To Grow Your Rural Business With Purpose And Meaning, Connie I. Reimers-Hild, Alyssa Dye
Community Vitality Initiative Collections
No one can predict the future; however, rural entrepreneurs and business owners can use a future-focused leadership approach, which includes examining megatrends, to shape the future of their businesses. Megatrends are global shifts that influence society, the economy and the environment. The purpose of this article is to help rural entrepreneurs discover ways to grow their businesses with Living with Purpose and Meaning Megatrend.
Free To Play: Mobile Gaming And The Precipitous Rise Of Freemium, 2015 St. John Fisher College
Free To Play: Mobile Gaming And The Precipitous Rise Of Freemium, Craig Heier
Undergraduate Review: A Journal of Undergraduate Student Research
With the abundance of games that enter the App Store marketplace, developers struggle to compete for the user’s attention and potential download. Unlike traditional console-games, mobile-based consumers tend to be more apprehensive towards purchasing an app or a game if they are unable to trial it beforehand. These factors have contributed to the freemium business model becoming the face of the mobile gaming industry.
Linking Old Librarianship To New: Aligning 5-Steps Of The Innovator's Dna In Creating Thematic Discovery Systems For The Everglades, 2015 Florida International University
Linking Old Librarianship To New: Aligning 5-Steps Of The Innovator's Dna In Creating Thematic Discovery Systems For The Everglades, L. Bryan Cooper, Margarita Perez Martinez
Works of the FIU Libraries
This poster presentation from the May 2015 Florida Library Association Conference, along with the Everglades Explorer discovery portal at http://ee.fiu.edu, demonstrates how traditional bibliographic and curatorial principles can be applied to: 1) selection, cross-walking and aggregation of metadata linking end-users to wide-spread digital resources from multiple silos; 2) harvesting of select PDFs, HTML and media for web archiving and access; 3) selection of CMS domains, sub-domains and folders for targeted searching using an API.
Choosing content for this discovery portal is comparable to past scholarly practice of creating and publishing subject bibliographies, except metadata and data are ...
Fintech, Financial Inclusion, And Poverty, 2015 Singapore Management University
Fintech, Financial Inclusion, And Poverty, Singapore Management University
The mobile phone could solve the problem of the global unbanked, but it will not eradicate global poverty
Washing Hands, Saving Lives, 2015 Singapore Management University
Washing Hands, Saving Lives, Singapore Management University
Diarrhoea is a major cause of child mortality in rural Vietnam, caused by a lack of running water and poor handwashing habits. A handwashing station called the HappyTap could solve the problem
Yale Library It News, 30 April 2015, 2015 Yale University
Yale Library It News, 30 April 2015, Yale Library It Staff
Yale Library IT News
No abstract provided.
Become A Future-Focused Leader: Use Three Megatrends To Grow Your Rural Business, 2015 University of Nebraska
Become A Future-Focused Leader: Use Three Megatrends To Grow Your Rural Business, Connie Reimers-Hild, Alyssa Dye
Community Vitality Initiative Collections
No one can predict the future; however, rural entrepreneurs and business owners can use a future-focused leadership approach, which includes examining megatrends, to shape the future of their businesses. Megatrends are global shifts that influence society, the economy and the environment. This article discusses three megatrends shaping the future of rural businesses:
1) The Rise of the #GigEconomy
2) Living with Purpose and Meaning
3) The Decentralized Marketplace
The article also provides coaching tips for rural entrepreneurs on how to use megatrends to grow their businesses.
While many companies are struggling to keep up with the rapid rate of change ...
An Examination Of Fit And The Use Of Mobile Devices For Performing Tasks, 2015 Kennesaw State University
An Examination Of Fit And The Use Of Mobile Devices For Performing Tasks, Carole L. Hollingsworth
Doctor of Business Administration Dissertations
This research seeks to better understand an individual’s use of mobile devices and the matching fit between type of mobile device and activity. As mobile devices swiftly progress and alter individuals’ ways of interacting with technology, a more comprehensive understanding of how tasks are impacted may help ensure appropriate device selection. The ability for more targeted device selection may increase use and help mobile device users and designers avoid the pitfalls of pre-existing, traditional technology.
Building on identified antecedents of success from the DeLone & McLean Information Systems Success Model and focusing on the measurement of hedonic and utilitarian tasks ...
University Of The Future Colombia-Purdue Workshop Report, 2015 Purdue University
University Of The Future Colombia-Purdue Workshop Report, Suresh V. Garimella, David B. Janes, Liliana Gómez Díaz
GPRI Digital Library
The University of the Future Workshop, a joint Colombia-Purdue event, was held at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, October 28-29, 2014. Participants included rectors and board members from six top universities in Colombia, along with executive directors of NGOs, government representatives from the U.S. and Colombia, and Purdue faculty and administrators. The workshop was focused on a dialog among participants on key programs and focuses that will allow universities to be responsive to the 21st century needs of the Americas.
This report is a summary of the workshop and is based on the contributions of all the participants ...
A Concept Paper On Networks Of Excellence For Research And Education, 2015 Purdue University
A Concept Paper On Networks Of Excellence For Research And Education, Suresh V. Garimella, David B. Janes, Anne Slaughter Andrew
GPRI Digital Library
Research and education ecosystems, foundational components of knowledge-based economies, are relatively underdeveloped in Latin America. The entire ecosystem of a research university — including resources, corporate partnerships, and research — must capitalize on a symbiosis between the research, education and commercialization missions. A university cannot transform unilaterally nor can universities sustain the required transformation without government and industry participation. Initiatives to accelerate the development of research university ecosystems are critical for the realization of knowledge-based economies and resilient civil societies.
To accelerate the development of research and education ecosystems across the Americas, the authors propose to establish “Networks of Excellence” in key ...
Informe Sobre El Taller Universidad Del Futuro Colombia-Purdue, 2015 Universidad de Purdue
Informe Sobre El Taller Universidad Del Futuro Colombia-Purdue, Suresh V. Garimella, David B. Janes, Liliana Gómez Díaz
GPRI Digital Library
El Taller Universidad del Futuro, un evento conjunto de Colombia y Purdue, se llevó a cabo en la Universidad de Purdue en West Lafayette, Indiana, el 28 y 29 de octubre de 2014. Entre sus participantes hubo rectores y consejeros de seis importantes universidades de Colombia, junto con directores ejecutivos de ONG, funcionarios públicos de Estados Unidos y Colombia, y profesores y administradores de Purdue. El taller se centró en el diálogo entre los participantes sobre los programas y áreas de investigación clave que permitirán que las universidades den respuesta a las necesidades del siglo XXI en toda América.