Evaluating Smart Living Technology Strategies Using the Analytic Network Process

    Volume 41, Issue 6 (November 2013)

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    CODEN: JTEOAD

    Published Online: 26 August 2013

    Page Count: 13


    Shieh, Lon-Fon
    Dept. of Business Management, National United Univ., Lienda Miaoli,

    Yeh, Ching-Chiang
    Dept. of Business Administration, National Taipei College of Business, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City 100,

    Lai, Ming-Cheng
    Graduate Institute of Business Administration, National Taipei College of Business, Taipei City 100,

    (Received 15 January 2013; accepted 29 April 2013)

    Abstract

    Smart living technology (SLT) is one of the most crucial information and communication technology application concerns for government and businesses. Many governments have initiated projects to promote SLT, but the evaluation models for these technologies are deficient and lack proper evaluation guidelines. This paper proposes an analytic network process for evaluating and selecting SLT strategies. It objectively identifies the related policy criteria and prioritizes the alternatives critical to the success of SLT promotion. To demonstrate the validity of this method, Taiwan’s Intelligent Taiwan program is used as an illustrative case. The methodology and experience presented in this study could serve as a reference for policymakers making SLT-related decisions.


    Paper ID: JTE20130012

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE20130012

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    Title Evaluating Smart Living Technology Strategies Using the Analytic Network Process
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