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  • UPSIDE – Joint methodologies for the development of user-driven participatory solutions
    staging prospective project trajectories especially at the outset of a project the partner team members have the opportunity to orient their future actions according to potential desired and undesired futures Brendon Clark Madlene Lahtivuori 2011 Project in a Day From Concept Mock Ups to Business at Play In Participatory Innovation Conference Proceedings PINC 2011 Sønderborg Denmark University of Southern Denmark pp 151 157 Crowdsourcing Crowdsourcing initiatives especially the format of idea and research contest have provided companies with unique and inventive opportunities to capitalize on users innovative potential and knowledge Inspired by the potential nonprofits are beginning to use the principles of crowdsourcing to develop better solutions for social problems This research aims to enhance the knowledge on crowdsourcing for social innovation MOHANBIR SAWHNEY GIANMARIO VERONA AND EMANUELA PRANDELLI COLLABORATING TO CREATE THE INTERNET AS A PLATFORM FOR CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT IN PRODUCT INNOVATION 2005 JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE MARKETING VOLUME 19 NUMBER 4 Participatory Innovation An increasing number of corporations engage with users in co innovation of products and services But there are a number of competing perspectives on how best to integrate these understandings into existing corporate innovation development processes This paper maps out three of the dominant approaches compares them in terms of goals methods and basic philosophy and shows how they may beneficially enrich one another Jacob Buur Ben Matthews Journal article Participatory Innovation International Journal of Innovation Management Vol 12 No 3 Sep 2008 pp 255 273 Imperial College Press Rehearsing the Future This is a 210 page edited book focusing on grounded explorations of bringing users and stakeholders into dialogue to solve societal challenges the design anthropological innovation model will have global impact through its commitment to a design anthropology which is open and participatory accessibly tangible through models and games and enhances the positive value systems of people Dori Tunstall Swinburne University of Technology Halse Joachim Eva Brandt Brendon Clark and Thomas Binder Rehearsing the Future Copenhagen The Danish Design School Press 2010 Ethnographic field methods contextual interviews Here the relationship between developing a descriptive understanding of human behavior and designing artifacts which ostensibly support the activities described is explored Although there is a growing recognition that an understanding of users current work practices would be useful in the design of new technologies the debate about what it would mean to acquire such understanding and to link it with design is only beginning What are the implications of developing ways of representing the views and activities of communicates of practice outside one s own such that the knowledge would be useful in design The ethnographic approach with its emphasis on natives point of view holism a natural settings provides a unique perspective to bring the bear on understanding users work activities However anthropology is mute when it comes to ways of integrating such an understanding with design The languages of design and of ethnography evolved in quite different contexts and in relation to different concerns While the ethnographer is interested in understanding human behavior as

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  • UPSIDE – Implementation of pilot test beds
    beds Implementation of pilot test beds Christian In the framework of UPSIDE 4 regions have implemented pilot test beds Germany Zukunftsstadt 2030 City of the Future 2030 Slovenia Maribor Smart City Sweden Urban ICT Arena For detailed information please follow correspondent link Interested in latest UPSIDE activities Sign up for our newsletter Name Email Calendar February 2016 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su 1 2 3 4 UPSIDE Cluster2Cluster

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  • UPSIDE – Implementation of pilot test beds
    of pilot test beds Implementation of pilot test beds Christian In the framework of UPSIDE 4 regions have implemented pilot test beds Germany Zukunftsstadt 2030 City of the Future 2030 Slovenia Maribor Smart City Sweden Urban ICT Arena For detailed information please follow correspondent link Interested in latest UPSIDE activities Sign up for our newsletter Name Email Calendar August 2016 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su 1 2 3

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  • UPSIDE – Zukunftsstadt 2030+ (SmartQuarter Vision Karlsruhe 2030+)
    and more Until March 27 th 2015 German cities municipalities and counties could apply with a concept for the development of a sustainable vision 2030 52 municipalities including the City of Karlsruhe have been selected from 168 applications by an independent jury of experts In the first phase of the competition during the Science Year 2015 Future City the municipalities will develop within the scope of a citizen participation process a vision with the time horizon 2030 for their municipality as well as action or implementation recommendations In the second phase from 2016 up to 20 selected municipalities examine these ideas scientifically and develop an implementation ready concept In the third phase from 2018 finally up to eight selected municipalities will implement first innovative ideas in so called living labs into practice The targeted vision Karlsruhe 2030 a city in which information and communication technologies and resource saving technologies are systematically used in order to reduce the consumption of resources to enhance the quality of life of citizens and the competitiveness of the local economy permanently Based on this goal a SmartQuarterVision KA 2030 will be developed at district level which is supported by a broad acceptance among the citizens and transferable to other city districts On the basis of two reference districts of Karlsruhe Knielingen and Mühlburg different approaches of citizen participation for the vision development are exemplarily carried out and evaluated under scientific supervision Suggestions ideas and wishes of the citizens will be identified within the framework of two large World Cafés one per district and several complementary participation offers for different target groups within the district population senior citizens adolescents etc and other relevant actors eg broader community of the city local business in the districts follow the correspondent link for more information about the workshops Based

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  • UPSIDE – Zukunftsstadt 2030+ (SmartQuarter Vision Karlsruhe 2030+)
    education mobility and more Until March 27 th 2015 German cities municipalities and counties could apply with a concept for the development of a sustainable vision 2030 52 municipalities including the City of Karlsruhe have been selected from 168 applications by an independent jury of experts In the first phase of the competition during the Science Year 2015 Future City the municipalities will develop within the scope of a citizen participation process a vision with the time horizon 2030 for their municipality as well as action or implementation recommendations In the second phase from 2016 up to 20 selected municipalities examine these ideas scientifically and develop an implementation ready concept In the third phase from 2018 finally up to eight selected municipalities will implement first innovative ideas in so called living labs into practice The targeted vision Karlsruhe 2030 a city in which information and communication technologies and resource saving technologies are systematically used in order to reduce the consumption of resources to enhance the quality of life of citizens and the competitiveness of the local economy permanently Based on this goal a SmartQuarterVision KA 2030 will be developed at district level which is supported by a broad acceptance among the citizens and transferable to other city districts On the basis of two reference districts of Karlsruhe Knielingen and Mühlburg different approaches of citizen participation for the vision development are exemplarily carried out and evaluated under scientific supervision Suggestions ideas and wishes of the citizens will be identified within the framework of two large World Cafés one per district and several complementary participation offers for different target groups within the district population senior citizens adolescents etc and other relevant actors eg broader community of the city local business in the districts follow the correspondent link for more information about the

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  • UPSIDE – Maribor Smart City
    potential The Cloud technology then allows them not only to share information but to develop composite applications ensuring join participation and facilitate the creation of joint activities benefiting both public and private stakeholders The main objective of the initiative is to develop a technological framework for smart cities platform and a pilot smart city of Maribor which will exploit new technologies ICT and social in order to increase the potential and attractiveness of a city in an environmentally friendly way and thereby create new business opportunities for public and private stakeholders as well as benefits for final users citizens tourists and visitors In order to achieve the specified goals and challenges of urban information model the consortium foresees research development activities being carried in on cloud solutions supported with big open data in the following areas smart energy smart infrastructure smart buildings smart mobility smart health smart education and government and smart security Picture 1 Plan of supported areas in cloud solutions with open data Results Pilot project is one of the 4 identified pilot projects in the framework of SCM 11 stakeholders of the SCM cluster participate companies university and technology park Project concept was presented on national event for development of Slovenian Smart strategy specialization on 16 th of June 2015 in the framework of strategy priority Healthy working and living environment including smart cities and communities smart buildings and homes Further steps Development of the smart home project in the form of a living lab demo centre where the developing test demonstrate primarily services the user interaction The project does not require major infrastructure investments Project integration of communication with end users of public infrastructure energy water transport etc Pilot project 2 Smart neighbourhood Maribor Main aim The purpose of the demonstration project Maribor s Smart neighbourhood is first to set up and then present a system for advanced local control of electricity production from renewable energy sources and a system for advanced local control of electricity consumption in accordance with the postulates of systemic energy efficiency energy self sufficiency smart electricity grid concepts and by taking into account the individual requirements of advanced active users in private households The planned solutions represent an innovation both from a technical as well as from a socio economic point of view because the advanced services of smart communities as they have been defined and planned in the project have never been established or implemented as a demonstration project unique solutions before The system foreseen in this will be set up in the same geographic location Nonetheless it will be possible to apply and diversify verified solutions and gained experiences to other environments or communities The project is divided into 3 sections which are logically interrelated and together represent a comprehensive innovation both from a technical as well as socio economic point of view advanced local management of production advanced energy management in the neighborhood advanced management of public lighting Involved SCM partners Municipality of Maribor coordinator and provider of

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  • UPSIDE – Maribor Smart City
    about cities potential The Cloud technology then allows them not only to share information but to develop composite applications ensuring join participation and facilitate the creation of joint activities benefiting both public and private stakeholders The main objective of the initiative is to develop a technological framework for smart cities platform and a pilot smart city of Maribor which will exploit new technologies ICT and social in order to increase the potential and attractiveness of a city in an environmentally friendly way and thereby create new business opportunities for public and private stakeholders as well as benefits for final users citizens tourists and visitors In order to achieve the specified goals and challenges of urban information model the consortium foresees research development activities being carried in on cloud solutions supported with big open data in the following areas smart energy smart infrastructure smart buildings smart mobility smart health smart education and government and smart security Picture 1 Plan of supported areas in cloud solutions with open data Results Pilot project is one of the 4 identified pilot projects in the framework of SCM 11 stakeholders of the SCM cluster participate companies university and technology park Project concept was presented on national event for development of Slovenian Smart strategy specialization on 16 th of June 2015 in the framework of strategy priority Healthy working and living environment including smart cities and communities smart buildings and homes Further steps Development of the smart home project in the form of a living lab demo centre where the developing test demonstrate primarily services the user interaction The project does not require major infrastructure investments Project integration of communication with end users of public infrastructure energy water transport etc Pilot project 2 Smart neighbourhood Maribor Main aim The purpose of the demonstration project Maribor s Smart neighbourhood is first to set up and then present a system for advanced local control of electricity production from renewable energy sources and a system for advanced local control of electricity consumption in accordance with the postulates of systemic energy efficiency energy self sufficiency smart electricity grid concepts and by taking into account the individual requirements of advanced active users in private households The planned solutions represent an innovation both from a technical as well as from a socio economic point of view because the advanced services of smart communities as they have been defined and planned in the project have never been established or implemented as a demonstration project unique solutions before The system foreseen in this will be set up in the same geographic location Nonetheless it will be possible to apply and diversify verified solutions and gained experiences to other environments or communities The project is divided into 3 sections which are logically interrelated and together represent a comprehensive innovation both from a technical as well as socio economic point of view advanced local management of production advanced energy management in the neighborhood advanced management of public lighting Involved SCM partners Municipality of Maribor coordinator and

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  • UPSIDE – Urban ICT Arena (Kista)
    true This is decided since several operators in industry government research institutes and universities jointly endorsed the initiative and has signed the cooperation agreement The arena is called Urban ICT Arena and is starting up in 2016 Urban ICT Arena is an open co creation arena and testbed in Kista Here the opportunities of digitalization is developed tested and displayed in an urban environment Within Urban ICT Arena the academia industry and public sector together will develop new digital opportunities and solutions for the future of society and business Promoters are the Electrum Foundation in cooperation with the Founding Partners City of Stockholm County Administrative Board of Stockholm Ericsson AB IBM Swedish AB KTH Stockholm University and the Swedish ICT In Urban ICT Arena there will be showcases of existing projects and research as well as development and testing of new ones It is the comprehensive whole with a broad variety of IT infrastructure wired and wireless together with an educational and sharing intention and strategy that makes the arena unique Urban ICT Arena is both an important component of a dynamic economy and one of the tools needed in the ambition of making Stockholm the world s smartest city WELCOME Timetable 2016 In April the website www urbanictarena se will be launched Also in April Stokab will begin to construct the new dark fiber infrastructure along Kistagången and connect lamp posts bus shelters and buildings all the way In May the Project Place built by IBM will be launched Before June at least three pilot projects is running In September the basic IT infrastructure of Urban ICT Arena will be inaugurated Before the end of the year at least ten projects are running Contact Petra Dalunde Chief Operating Officer Urban ICT arena petra dalunde kista com 46 70 415

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