Ecosystems and Technology: Idea Generation and Content Model Processing

1st Edition

Cyrus F. Nourani

Apple Academic Press
Published December 20, 2016
Reference - 282 Pages - 24 Color & 9 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771885072 - CAT# N11817
Series: Innovation Management and Computing


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  • Clearly illustrates the process to evolve a business or an agency to be placed best to benefit from the new open-source culture
  • Illustrates with case studies the broad cultural and societal benefit that comes as natural by-product of the new models in medicine, technology, public welfare, and environmental restoration
  • Encourages readers to lose the fear of the open-source movement and learn how to engage, give back, and innovate
  • Realizes the massive scope of untapped revenue to be gained with open-source innovation and the knowledge commons


Ecosystems and Technology: Idea Generation and Content Model Processing, presents important new innovations in the area of management and computing. Innovation is the generation and application of new ideas and skills to produce new products, processes, and services that improve economic and social prosperity. This includes management and design policy decisions and encompasses innovation research, analysis, and best practice in enterprises, public and private sector service organizations, government, regional societies and economies.

The book, the first volume in the Innovation Management and Computing book series, looks at technology that improves efficiency and idea generation, including systems for business, medical/health, education, and more.

The book provides detailed examples to provide readers with current issues, including

  • Venture planning for innovations
  • New technologies supporting innovations systems
  • Competitive business modeling
  • Context-driven innovation modeling
  • The generation of ideas faster
  • The measurement of relevant data
  • Virtual interfaces
  • Business intelligence and content processing
  • Predictive modeling
  • Haptic expression and emotion recognition innovations, with applications to neurocognitive medical science

This book provides a wealth of information that will be useful for IT and business professionals, educators, and students in many fields.