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): 21 to 40 of 94
Year of PublicationTitleAuthor(s)
2018 The anti-competition measures and policy remedies in the data economyChou, Yuntsai
2018 The Influence of Corporate Strategy for Multi-Channel Network on Firm Performance: Make, Buy, or Ally?Chang, Seoyon; Kim, Seongcheol
2018 A Business Model Approach to Realizing Opportunities and Overcoming Barriers in E-HealthPereira, Francis; Fife, Elizabeth
2018 Reducing internet demand-side gap improves digital inclusion in low-income countries: - analysis that is more comprehensiveHaile Teklemariam, Mekuria; Kwon, Youngsun
2018 The Chinese model of universal service policy: A two-decade retrospect based on an integrated frameworkXia, Jun
2018 OTT applications driving data revenue growthEsselaar, Stephen; Stork, Christoph
2018 Online freelancing: Potential for digital gig work in India, Sri Lanka and MyanmarGalpaya, Helani; Senanayake, Laleema
2018 Universal service in a digital world: The demise of postal servicesFalch, Morten; Henten, Anders
2018 Use of big data in financial sector of Bangladesh – A reviewAbu Taher, Sheikh; Uddin, Md. Kama
2018 Bibliometric analysis on the evolution of knowledge structure of consumer behavior analysis in Telecommunications PolicyOh, Jeesun; Kim, Jeeeun
2018 Political Economy of Data NationalismBagchi, Kaushambi; Kapilavai, Sashank
2018 The provision on Web accessibility and VOD access services for people with disabilities: A case study of South KoreaChoi, Heakeng Vivian
2018 The Nature and Magnitude of the Effects of Asymmetric Regulation of Mobile Termination Rates on the Mexican Retail PricesRobles-Rovalo, Arturo; Díaz-Goti, Emiliano; Guarneros-Gutiérrez, Rodrigo
2018 Conceptualizing implementation frameworks from the bottom up: A content analysis of smart city plansTang, Zhiwei; Jayakar, Krishna; Feng, Xiaodong; Zhang, Huiping; Peng, Xiaoyue
2018 Government Roles and Limitations in ICT Policy: A Case Study of Korean Telecommunication Rate PolicySung, WookJoon
2018 Empirical study on video clip consumption: Focusing on viewing habits and use motivesLee, Ji Young; Ham, Min Jeong; Lee, Sang Woo
2018 YouTubers' labor process and autonomy in TaiwanChen, YuChing
2018 A Review of Massive Open Online Courses: MOOC's Approach to Bridge the Digital DivideLee, Jisoo; Hong, Ahreum; Hwang, Junseok
2018 IoT Ecosystem of Chinese Telecom Operators Based on Osterwalder Business ModelYang, Yu; Lv, Tingjie; Chen, Xia
2018 Customer Acceptance of IPTV After Service FailureChen, Yi-Ning Katherine
Collection's Items (Sorted by Title in Descending order): 21 to 40 of 94
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