Methode zur Einflussanalyse in der SzenarioTechnik auf Basis gerichteter Graphen

DS 98: Proceedings of the 30th Symposium Design for X (DFX 2019), 18-19 September 2019, Jesteburg, Germany

Year: 2019
Editor: Dieter Krause; Kristin Paetzold; Sandro Wartzack
Author: Iris Gräßler; Henrik Thiele; Philipp Scholle
Series: DfX
Institution: Paderborn University
Section: Design for X
Page(s): 135-146
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In an environment of increasing market dynamics and shortening product lifecycles. strategic foresight with scenario-technique is a way for the anticipation of future market and technological developments to identify innovations. Within scenario-technique. influence analysis has a broad impact on both efforts to build scenarios and quality of such scenarios. To reduce the complexity of scenario-building. a set of key influence factors is selected. In this paper. a novel approach based on a modified page-rank algorithm for the selection of key influence factors is presented. By the holistic approach. direct and indirect influences on factors are considered. in relation to their adjacent nodes on the representing graph. Furthermore. the robustness of the selection is improved.

Keywords: Scenario-Technique; Page-Rank; Strategic Planning; Foresight


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