Welcome to Digital transformation – business models and ecosystems

Description: The course is concerned with the processes of digital transformation including the transformation of businesses as well as governmental institutions. Digital transformation has become a catch-all concept and the course aims at situating this concept in relation to examples of concrete developments of the transformations within industry and government relating to the digitalization of work processes and services provided.

The course combines an examination of technology aspects of digital transformation as well as market and business aspects and policy and regulatory initiatives affecting digitalization processes. This implies that the network infrastructures, the management and processing of data, and the digital services and applications made available will be part of the course topics as well as an examination of business processes and services including business models and ecosystems. Also, policy initiatives and regulatory measures will be discussed including EU policies in the area and Danish policy initiatives and activities.

The overall approach of the course is based on institutional analysis, facilitating discussions comprising the purposes for which technologies are used, the business and organizational set-up and policy and regulatory framework for the processes of digital transformation. The course accommodates PhD students working with digital transformation from various angles with a primary focus on technology developments, business and social developments or policy oriented developments.

The topics that will be examined in the course include the following:

* Communications infrastructures including new mobile and wireless technologies

* IoT – sensors and actuators

* Edge and cloud computing

* Industry 4.0

* Digitalization for servitization

* APIs for public data

* Business models and ecosystems

* Smart cities

* E-government

* Policy initiatives and regulations

* Privacy issues and privacy regulation

Organizer: Anders Henten henten@cmi.aau.dk and Reza Tadayoni reza@cmi.aau.dk
Lecturers: Morten Falch, Sokol Kosta, Reza Tadayoni, Anders Henten

Time: Course start at 9 am on 20 November, course end at 12 noon on 22 November

Place: AAU Copenhagen, A. C. Meyers Vænge 15, Building A, first floor, room 2.1.043

City: 2450 Copenhagen

Number of seats: 20

Deadline: October 31st 2019

Important information concerning PhD courses: We have over some time experienced problems with no-show for both project and general courses. It has now reached a point where we are forced to take action. Therefore, the Doctoral School has decided to introduce a no-show fee of DKK 5,000 for each course where the student does not show up. Cancellations are accepted no later than 2 weeks before start of the course. Registered illness is of course an acceptable reason for not showing up on those days. Furthermore, all courses open for registration approximately three months before start. This can hopefully also provide new students a chance to register for courses during the year. We look forward to your registrations.