Search for dissertations about: "Integration of ICT"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the words Integration of ICT.

  1. 1. Traces of Movement : Exploring physical activity in societal settings

    Author : Helena Tobiasson; Jan Gulliksen; Yngve Sundblad; Anders Hedman; Åke Walldius; Dag Svanæs; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Physical activity; physical literacy; everyday activities; research through design; participatory design and user experience; Människa-datorinteraktion; Human-computer Interaction;

    Abstract : How are we moving, or how much physical activities are present in societal settingssuch as eldercare units, schools, universities and offices? This general question was explored using different design-oriented approaches in four cases, with children,elderly, students and office workers. The results unveil a complexity of the problemarea that initially seemed quite straightforward. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design for Places of Collaboration

    Author : Alexandra Petrakou; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Collaboration; Computer-Supported Cooperative Work; Place; Space; Boundary Objects; Design; Design; Computer Science; Datavetenskap; Information Systems; Informatik;

    Abstract : This thesis reports a research effort that comprises six papers and a cover paper. In essence, the thesis contributes to the understanding of collaborative settings by introducing the perspective of ‘places of collaboration’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving IT Integration for Higher Education Institutional Performance : Towards a Contextualised IT-Institutional Alignment Model

    Author : Jean Claude Byungura; Henrik Hansson; Ulf Olsson; Masengesho Kamuzinzi; Jimmy Jaldemark; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT integration; IT alignment; Alignment practices; Design science research; Innovation diffusion; Technology adoption; Institutional performance; Higher education; Artefact Evaluation; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The integration of information technology (IT) into service delivery is currently seen as an innovative strategy to support the modernising of universities worldwide. However, in some institutions in developing countries, including Rwanda, IT has failed to add the intended value to university services, despite huge associated investments in IT. READ MORE

  4. 4. Context Knowledge Base for Ontology Integration

    Author : Dan Wu; Anne Håkansson; Carl-Gustaf Jansson; Jelena Zdravkovic; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ontology integration; semantic and pragmatic integration; context; knowledge base; rules; SRA - ICT; SRA - Informations- och kommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract : Ontology integration is a process of matching and merging two ontologies for reasons such as for generating a new ontology, thus creating digital services and products. Current techniques for ontology integration, used for information and knowledge integration, are not powerful enough to handle the semantic and pragmatic heterogeneities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Toward ICT-enabled Co-production for Effective Crisis and Emergency Response

    Author : Elina Ramsell; Sofie Pilemalm; Ida Lindgren; Elin Wihlborg; Urban Nuldén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; crisis and emergency response; ICT development; digitalization; enduser involvement; co-production; unaffiliated citizen volunteers; co-production; civila frivilliga; olyckor kris respons; användarcentrerad informationssystemutveckling; digitalisering;

    Abstract : In contemporary society, public services struggle to maintain a high quality of service if the authority responsible for the service delivery experiences resource deficit and increased uncertainties and vulnerabilities. This thesis explores how information and communication technology (ICT) can enable new types of network collaborations – co-production – between government (municipalities) and citizens, for a more effective crisis and emergency response. READ MORE