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Department of Informatics Informatics and Sustainability Research

Business Models of Digital Sharing

Maria Pouri's paper proposes a typology of business models in the Digital Sharing Economy (DSE) that covers a wide space of business models – even those which may not involve “business” in the commercial sense. Every business model used by online sharing platforms can be systematically located in a four-dimensional space, representing sharable resources, resource providers, resource receivers, and sharing practices. The aim of this work is to create a basis on which the sustainability of digital sharing business models can be qualitatively assessed.

DESRIST is the International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology.

Accepted author manuscript