22nd ITS Biennial Conference, Seoul 2018

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22nd ITS Biennial Conference, Seoul 2018
Seoul, Korea, 24th - 27th June 2018

“Beyond the boundaries: Challenges for business, policy and society”

Information and communication technologies are radically transforming products, industries, and ultimately, the lives of people. Mechanical devices that were once confined to their physical entities have now become “smart, connected products” where each product is interconnected to a complex network of hardware, software, cloud storage, and microprocessors. The proliferation of such products is made possible through the development of ubiquitous connectivity, compact mobile devices, and creative application contents.The development of smart, connected products creates a new paradigm where traditional businesses are redefined, new industries are created, and means of creating value are modified. In order to satisfy the fragmented needs of media consumers, boundaries among industries are blurred and the clear distinction between online and offline services has faded away. For instance, mobile instant messaging service providers are extending their business models to deliver end-to-end services on the mobile platform.Persistent efforts in developing the Internet of Things (IoT) also contribute to this radical shift in the ICT environment. With numerous sensors connected to autonomous products, IoT is capable of collecting big data and creating new opportunities for a smart society and smart life.As much as new innovations provide creative opportunities, it also accompanies risks and challenges. For example, transparency issues on user’s personal data need to be addressed and solved. Firms are also challenged to survive in the competitive market through various methods such as global expansion or strategic alliances with firms in inter-or intra-industries. Government regulations are thus critical in creating a healthy ICT environment. As smart connected products continuously emerge and influence the ICT environment, policies that are appropriate to the ICT industry will need to be created and enforced. Through effective carrot-and-stick strategies, it is hoped that the ICT industry will increase its sustainability, while contributing to the local and global societies.The development of smart connected products blurs traditional boundaries and creates a new ICT environment of risks and opportunities. The 2018 ITS Biennial Conference seeks to understand how business firms, governments, and societies can respond and contribute to the healthy development of the ICT ecosystem. We therefore propose six plenary and parallel session tracks as follows.

Collection's Items (Sorted by Title in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 94
Year of PublicationTitleAuthor(s)
2018 Factors affecting streamers' loyalty to live streaming platformsKoo, Hyunmo
2018 Bridging the Digital Divide: Making the Digital Economy Benefit to the Entire SocietyZhang, Bin; Jin, Zhiye; Peng, Zhidao
2018 Critical Assessment of Institutional and Regulatory Frameworks for Personal Data Protection in Digital Platform ecosystem: a study of NigeriaOnyeajuwa, Martha Kanene
2018 An Effect of Internet Penetration on Income Inequality in Southeast Asian CountriesNingsih, Caria; Choi, Yong-Jae
2018 Suspicious minds: user perceptions of privacy on Facebook in MyanmarHurulle, Gayani; Galpaya, Helani; Ababakirov, Azamat
2018 Does the adoption of Information and Communication Technologies improve the subjective well-being of citizens? A micro-level and city-level empirical investigationFeng, Xiaodong; Jayakar, Krishna; Zhang, Huiping; Tang, Zhiwei
2018 New wine in old bottles? An analysis of communication research trends focusing on mediaLee, So-Eun; Kim, Seongcheol
2018 Is there labor demand shift due to "Routine-biased technological change" in Korea?Kim, Eunha; Hong, Ahreum; Hwang, Junseok
2018 The logical evolution of internet governance policy in China from 1994-2017: A computational textual analysis approachWu, Jun
2018 Substitution between mobile telephony and OTT communication services: the case of ThailandJirakasem, Monarat; Mitomo, Hitoshi
2018 Access and Cooperative Investment under Asymmetric Infrastructure CompetitionBourreau, Marc; Lestagey, Romain
2018 Context-Specific Affective and Cognitive Responses to Humanoid RobotsJung, Yoonhyuk; Cho, Eunae
2018 To Knee or not to knee: An examination of Twitter visual content during the 2017 NFL national anthem protests in the United StatesDavidson, Brenna; Lin, Trisha T. C.
2018 The Internet of Platforms and Two-Sided Markets: Implications for Competition and ConsumersFrieden, Rob
2018 Management Implications for the Korean WaveKim, Jeong-Seob; Park, Joo-Yeun
2018 An Institutional Analysis of Environmental Management in Korean Mobile Communications IndustryKim, Dokyung; Kim, Seongcheol
2018 How the discussion on a contested technology in Twitter changes: Semantic network analysis of tweets about cryptocurrency and blockchain technologyHong, Yoorim
2018 Internet of Things: Exploring households' intention to use smart home technologyNikou, Shahrokh
2018 How does the competitive intensity affect the firm's product strategies?Lee, Kyungyul; Kwon, Youngsun
2018 On Commercial Preferences of TV Audiences: Payment for Avoidance, Type of Commercial, and Content VolumeShishikura, Manabu; Kasuga, Norihiro; Nakamura, Akihiro
Collection's Items (Sorted by Title in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 94
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