A Creative Ecosystem to Improve the Students Adaptation to Current Trends in IT Companies

  • František Babič
  • Vladimír Gašpar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)


An intellectual capital represents all resources that determine the value of an organization, and the competitiveness of an enterprise. We would like to develop the intellectual capital of our students to simplify their adaptation to ways of working in IT companies. This paper presents a proposal to design a creative ecosystem for helping students to become more prepared for the real-life work on IT projects. We started with the SCRUM methodology; next, we applied some selected methods of active learning and continued with supporting software tools Slack and Our motivation was to achieve better students’ performance, timely delivery of the results and a high employment rate of our graduates. We discussed our preliminary results with participated IT companies and based on their positive feedback, we agreed on extended collaborations, e.g. invited lectures, interactive workshops or competitions for students.


Ecosystem Proactivity Creativity 



The work presented in this paper was partially supported by the Cultural and Educational Grant Agency of the Ministry of Education and Academy of Science of the Slovak Republic under grants no. 025TUKE-4/2015 and no. 05TUKE-4/2017.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and InformaticsTechnical University of KošiceKošiceSlovakia

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