ICT Ecosystem Analysis

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title ICT Ecosystem Analysis
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ10З002
  3.    Study program TKII
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester IV/7   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Vladimir Atanasovski
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Understanding the field of ICT as an ecosystem where technology, economy and users are deeply intertwined. Analysis of interactions among all relevant actors in an ICT ecosystem. Development of ICT services and devices that fulfill user needs and allow development of successful business models.

11.    Course Syllabus: Description of the ICT domain as an ecosystem. Analysis of interactions among technology, economy and users. Terminology. User needs and user behavior and their correlation to ICT services. Eudemony. Influence of network quality on services and applications usability. Quality of Experience (QoE). Basic economic concepts behind ICT providers. Price organization of network services and network infrastructures. Social systems and their role. Application and network models. Combination of different domains with analytical modeling of an ecosystem.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures, tutorial and laboratory classes, independent work on project tasks and seminar works, visits to relevant ICT companies, invited lectures by ICT industry experts

13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 30
16.2. Individual tasks 30
16.3. Homework and self-learning 45
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 20
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 20
17.3. Activity and participation 10
17.4. Final exam 50
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Regular participation to lectures and tutorial classes and completion of all laboratory exercises
20.    Forms of assessment Two partial exams during the semester (in the middle and in the end of the semester) with a duration of 120 minutes each or one full exam in a corresponding exam session with a duration of 120 minutes. Usage of books, hand-written materials or any kind of supplementary text book during the exam is not allowed, only a calculator is allowed
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluation and polls
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Kalevi Kilkki An Introduction to Communications Ecosystems CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 2012
2 M. Fransman The New ICT Ecosystem: Implications for Policy and Regulation Cambridge University Press 2010
3 S. Z. Asif Next Generation Mobile Communications Ecosystem: Technology Management for Mobile Communications Wiley 2011