Introduction to Digital Innovation

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Doel vak

After successfully completing this course, students will:
• understand the fundamental basics of hardware, software and,
that form the basis for digital innovation;
• be able to link past, current, and emerging technologies such as big
data, social media, mobile, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things
to digital innovation;
• understand the nature of digital innovation and its impact for work,
organizations, and society;
• master the technological fundamentals of designing and developing
innovative digital tools.

Inhoud vak

Digital innovations are ever present in today's society, from
smartphones to home automation and from cloud computing to artificial
intelligence. Among others, digital innovations have transformed the way
organizations and people work and make decisions. In broad terms,
digital innovations can be defined as newly perceived products,
processes, and business models that are somehow embodied in or enabled
by information technology.

This course provides an introduction to the domain of digital
innovation. The course covers the fundamental technological
developments, including those in hardware, software, and networking,
that have given rise to digital innovation. It discusses the general
architecture and theories of digital innovation to understand how such
innovations are realized and managed in practice. The course also
touches upon some of the ways in which digital innovations such as
analytics and algorithms affect decision-making and work in
organizations. Throughout the course, many practical examples of digital
innovations will be discussed. Students will apply their knowledge about
digital innovation in practice through the development of an innovative
digital tool to solve a business problem.


Case tutorials


Individual written exam
Group project assignment


Various papers that will be made available through Canvas.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode E_MM_IDI
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P1
Vakniveau 200
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit School of Business and Economics
Vakcoördinator dr. J. van Angeren
Examinator dr. J. van Angeren

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