The Idea Ontology presented in the previous chapter provides the central data structure to solve the integration challenge of the unifying framework. Thus, it implements a core aspect of the Integrated System Design (Chapter 5). Together, the two chapters answered the second research question. But, how can the system design be transformed into a concrete implementation? Furthermore, what can we learn from the implementation and evaluation of such a system? To answer the third research question, this chapter presents the system implementation of the TEXO Innovation Repository. Only through the instantiation of the concrete IT artefact can we demonstrate the feasibility of the system design and reason about the utility such an application would have. Consequently, this chapter serves both, as a proof-of-concept to demonstrate the feasibility of the system design presented in Chapter 5 and Chapter 6, and aims to make an additional contribution through the documentation of experiences and reasoning derived from empirical evaluation of the IT artefact.
KeywordsService Ecosystem Innovation Process Idea Quality Rating Mechanism Internal Criterion
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