Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 2, August

A Comparison of Inter-Organizational Business Models of Mobile App Stores: There Is More Than Open vs. Closed
AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to analyze the competition among mobile app stores for smart mobile media devices. Therefore, the business models of seven mobile app stores are analyzed with a special focus on Apple and Google. We use e3-value modelling...
An Assessment of Mobile OS-Centric Ecosystems
AbstractThe evolution of software ecosystems is the result of the popularity and adoption of common architectural development for multiple product development and represents a significant shift in traditional software development style and process methodology....
Developing a Comprehensive Patent Related Information Retrieval Tool
AbstractIn recent years, there has been a massive growth of regulatory and related information available online. This information is distributed across many different domains creating a problem for accessing and managing this data. This paper proposes...
Editorial: After Five Years
Increasingly journals are using a variety of measures to benchmark the quality of their publications. Upon reflection one can source numerous statistics from reliable sources to find key indicators that showcase both the breadth and depth of relevance...
Mobile Networks as a Two-Sided Platform - Case Open Telco
AbstractInternet companies have utilized the benefits of open innovation and open APIs for a long time, but mobile operators are just entering the open domain with a concept referred to here as Open Telco. This paper investigates how open APIs can be...
Privacy-Friendly Business Models for Location-Based Mobile Services
AbstractThis paper presents a theoretical model to analyze the privacy issues involved in business models for location-based mobile services. We report the results of an exploratory field experiment in Switzerland that assessed the factors driving the...
Social Applications: Revenue Models, Delivery Channels, and Critical Success Factors - an Exploratory Study and Evidence from the Spanish-Speaking Market
AbstractIn the context of growing interest in both Mobile-Internet convergence and Web 2.0 social technologies, this article investigates the business opportunities derived from offering Social Applications in the convergent scenario, particularly regarding...
Special Issue on Business Models for Mobile Platforms: Guest Editors' Introduction
The impact of the convergence of mobile and internet technologies and products on the structure of the mobile industry, and in particular on the position of mobile network operators as integrated service providers has been a subject of continuous debate...
The Use of Importance-Performance Analysis (IPA) in Evaluating Japan's E-Government Services
AbstractThe focus of this paper is to evaluate the benefits of a Japanese e-government project. In this research, the Importance-Performance Analysis (IPA) grid was used to measure the e-government benefits from the users' perspective. A list of 27 government...