Building Pillars Where Bridges are Easy to Imitate
14 Pages Posted: 22 Jan 2018 Last revised: 7 May 2020
Date Written: January 15, 2018
We present a qualitative investigation of the business model of a pioneer of the Industrial Internet of Things. Through this case-study we arrive at generalizing Thompson’s concept of mediating technologies in order to adapt it to contemporary, knowledge-based economies. We propose an interpretive framework for mediating technologies that we express by means of semantic networks.
Keywords: Business Models, Internet of Things
JEL Classification: L29
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