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The diffusion of WOZ: expanding the topology of IS innovations
The growth and diffusion of self-service technology (SST) over the last decade has resulted in an increasing number of business and government transactions being completed without human assistance. One innovation in this ...
Design, development and testing of a CAD integrated design for environment software tool.
The research described in this thesis was developed as part o f the Information Management for Green Design (IMA GREE) Project. The 1MAGREE Project was founded by Enterprise Ireland under a Strategic Research Grant Scheme ...
Suitability of adaptive self-regulated e-learning to vocational training: a pilot study in heat pump system installation
Many studies have been conducted, mainly in a university environment, and researchers have identified both advantages and disadvantages of e-learning. Very little is known about the applicability and suitability of e-learning ...
Implementing an innovation project in an Irish multi-national subsidiary: A dialogical action research study
This paper presents an action research (AR) study based in APC by Schneider Electric, formerly APC Ireland, an Irish subsidiary of the Schneider Electric Corporation. The two-year study was carried out during a time of ...
Open innovation: the case of the Innovation Value Institute (IVI) Service Innovation Yearbook.
Over the last decade, significant research has emerged in two areas related to innovation: firstly at the macroeconomic level with the debate on the role and composition of national innovation systems (NIS) and secondly ...
Implications of the transition to a product-service system on the business model
Product-service system (PSS) is a very complex concept that involves multiple aspects (e.g. business, environment and design). PSS have the potential to reduce the adverse environmental impact of manufacturing while ...
Innovative online vocational training of renewable energy technologies (INNOVRET)
Heat pump systems are very important at a European level as they help meet the 20-20-20 targets of the EU policy. In recent years, the European market for these technologies has increased constantly. In addition to having ...
Combining self-regulation and competence-based guidance to personalise the learning experience in moodle
Adaptive learning systems aim to address a learner’s specific needs, considering factors such as prior knowledge, learning efficiency, learning goals and motivation. Especially in distance education, often directed to adult ...
Design and application of low speed wind tunnels
The goal of this article is to provide a short introduction to the design and application of low speed wind tunnels. These wind tunnels are designed to provide a well-defined, controllable, uniform flow of air for experimental ...
Designing the interactive society: naturally speaking
(Engineers Ireland, 2014-09)
Outlines the benefits of ‘Wizard of Oz’ systems, where hidden human operators replace automated agents in order to experimentally investigate the usability of a system.