Impacts of e-collaboration tools for development of rural areas

Herdon, Miklós (2009) Impacts of e-collaboration tools for development of rural areas. In: AVA Congress 4. International Congress on the Aspects and Visions of Applied Economics and Informatics. Book of abstracts. Agroinform Kiadó, Debrecen, pp. 952-959. ISBN 978 963 502 897 9


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Information and communication technologies (ICT) are a powerful driver for economy-wide productivity, growth and jobs – and are arguably Europe’s best-bet investment for the future. The ICT in innovation processes and acts play more and more important role in rural areas. The regional innovation performance is different in regions and lower in rural areas.The regional innovation performance is different in regions and lower in rural areas. The ICT acts play more and more important role in innovation processes in rural areas. The new requirements for developing new application and services is to increase the wireless and broadband services. Some EU supported RTD project served to develop the agri-food sector and rural areas. The National Development Strategies and Rural Development Strategies may help to grow the broadband penetration in rural areas. Collaborative Working Environment can be perceived as the tools, technologies, services and environments supporting individual persons in their working tasks to become more creative, innovative and productive involving the direct or indirect interaction (collaboration) with other individuals, groups or organizations. Collaborative platforms providing sophisticated upper middleware services required for environment and person-aware distributed collaboration. There were more EU projects focusing to collaborative tools and systems. The objective of the AMI@netfood project was to support the implementation of the IST Research Priority and Framework Programme, providing a long-term vision on future trends on Scientific and Technology Research oriented to the development and application of Ambient Intelligence technologies to the agri-food domain. The e-Learning and e-Training are more and more important domain where we can use collaborative tools, collaborative working environment. The European NODES project had a target group who are liniving in rural areas. For agriculture and rural areas the C@R project may contribute to design the European standard. C@R will design software tools to help people in rural areas to collaborate despite of the separation in space and in time. The Digital Business Ecosystem platform and tools may help for co-operation of SMS in rural areas.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-collaboration, rural development, wireless, broadband
Subjects: H Social Sciences / társadalomtudományok > HB Economic Theory / közgazdaságtudomány
S Agriculture / mezőgazdaság > S1 Agriculture (General) / mezőgazdaság általában
Depositing User: MTMT SWORD
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2014 09:50
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2014 09:50

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