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Advanced Practical Course - Automotive Services / Mobility Services (IN2128, IN2106, IN212803)

Course 0000000867 in WS 2015/6

General Data

Course Type Practical Course
Semester Weekly Hours 6 SWS
Organisational Unit Informatics 17 - Chair of Information Systems (Prof. Krcmar)

Assignment to Modules

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks In recent years, developments around Mobility Services branched out into a number of different directions. In the automotive industry, on the one hand, IT-based innovations increasingly affect a manufacturer’s competitiveness. Therefore, Automotive Services, i.e. IT-based services in and around the car, gain more and more importance. On the other hand, an increasing number of players on the market regard a user’s mobility from a more holistic point of view, focusing less on the concrete mode of transportation and blurring the lines between them. Mixed-mode transportation and the modern sharing economy foster a growing number of heterogeneous mobility services, which seemingly cater more to the user’s individual needs. Other developments specifically address the mobility needs of business, or utilize strategies to generate and analyze large amounts of data to create a competitive advantage, e.g., through Crowdsourcing and Big Data approaches. In this course, students design and develop novel Mobility Services in cooperation with industry partners. Participating students will gain an insight into the fundamentals, operating principles, and opportunities for the development of Mobility Services. The aim of this course is to design and implement prototypes of innovative Mobility Services (e.g., in the form of apps). The focus of this term is, among other things, on the exploration of innovative business models based on heterogeneous data sources of urban mobility. Structure of the advanced practical course: • Inspiration: Understand the problem (e.g. unsatisfied customer needs) and gain insights • Ideation: Develop creative solutions for the problem / for an innovative Mobility Service • Implementation: Implement your Mobility Service • Evaluation: Test and evaluate the implemented Mobility Service. • Communication: Present the results to experts from science and practice.
Links E-Learning course (e. g. Moodle)
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