Search for dissertations about: "building innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 100 swedish dissertations containing the words building innovation.

  1. 1. Digital Innovation : Orchestrating Network Activities

    Author : Jesper Lund; Carina Ihlström Eriksson; Jonny Holmström; Högskolan i Halmstad; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; digital innovation; network activities; orchestration; innovation network; Living Lab; digital technology; digital innovation;

    Abstract : Digitization of analogue everyday artifacts, i.e. when physical products are equipped with digital capabilities, has a profound impact on today’s society. Some examples of these digital innovations aimed at consumer markets are the “connected” car, the digitized television set, and in the near future, digitized IKEA furniture. READ MORE

  2. 2. Digital Product Innovation : Building Generative Capability through Architectural Frames

    Author : Fredrik Svahn; Ola Henfridsson; Jonny Holmström; Sandeep Purao; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; digital innovation; product innovation; generativity; modularity; patterns; architecture; architectural frames;

    Abstract : Over the last decades we have witnessed a profound digitalization of tangible products. While this shift offers great opportunities, it also exposes product developing industries to significant challenges. READ MORE

  3. 3. Promoting Innovation in Transportation Infrastructure Maintenance : Incentives Contracting and Performance Based Specifications

    Author : Torbjörn Stenbeck; Johan Silfwerbrand; Jan Bröchner; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Building engineering; Byggnadsteknik;

    Abstract : Knowledge of what action that is needed to drive innovation at a desired speed is in demand in civil engineering and its related maintenance. 1. What measures to stimulate innovation have been tested? 2. How much innovation has been achieved by contracting? 3. READ MORE

  4. 4. Overcoming organizational lock-in in decision-making : Construction clients facing innovation

    Author : Erika Hedgren; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Träbyggnad; Timber Structures;

    Abstract : The role of clients in construction innovation is receiving increasingresearch attention due to their perceived tendencies to adhere to conventional practices preserving the status-quo. The aim of this thesis is to improve understanding of construction client organizations’ behaviour that affects their ability to overcome organizational lock-in in their new-build decision-making processes, and thus their ability to adopt innovation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Two facets of Innovation in Engineering Education : The interplay of Student Learning and Curricula Design

    Author : Anders Berglund; Sofia Ritzén; Martin Edin Grimheden; Margareta Norell Bergendahl; William Ion; KTH; []
    Keywords : Engineering education; innovation; design; learning elements; student; change; Ingenjörsutbildning; innovation; design; lärandeelement; student; förändring;

    Abstract : This thesis covers two main perspectives ofinnovation; first, innovation is regarded as an outcome-related mechanism wherelearning is expressed through artefact presentations at the end of adevelopment process; second, innovation comprises a change mechanism in theprocess of student learning, influencing educators to reconsider new methods andpractices. Building on qualitative data from engineering design courses, theaim has been to explore how learning elements in engineering educationinfluence students during early-phase innovation. READ MORE