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Leutscher, Bob (author)
This thesis covers the research of a new methodology that is able to create crowd management measures for hubs that are under (re)construction where business is performed as usual. The methodology contains the steps required to perform a case analysis and use the information gathered to create and deliver practicle, feasible and efficient crowd...
master thesis 2018
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Smulders, Maxim (author)
This master graduation thesis explores the possibilities for improving the comfort experience for watching in flight entertainment (IFE) and sleeping in a business class (BC) and premium economy class (PEC) aircraft seat trough (mainly) headrest design.
Experimental and extensive literature research on sleeping and watching IFE in transit...
master thesis 2018
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Brejaart, Esther (author)
The creative industry is growing faster then before, start-ups are popping up from everywhere and many incubator and accelerator programs try to support innovative ideas to become a success. The construction sector is also growing, which means that there is also room for starting architects to benefit from this. However, the crisis caused that...
master thesis 2018
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Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Schuit, C.S.C. (author), Kraaijenhagen, Christiaan (author)
Experimentation is an important capability in the transition to a sustainable business. The aim of business experimentation is to learn and improve business model innovation activities with limited risks and resources through continuous and collective learning with stakeholders. Through action research we worked with eight case companies on a...
journal article 2018
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Athanasopoulou, A. (author), Haaker, T.I. (author), de Reuver, G.A. (author)
As digital technologies are transforming enterprises, the interest in business models is increasing. Technological disruptions like the Internet of Things (IoT) drive enterprises to redefine their business models to create and capture value, and eventually, to stay competitive. The need for business model innovation may be urgent, yet it is not...
conference paper 2018
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Brous, P.A. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Herder, P.M. (author)
Purpose: Managers are increasingly looking to adopt the Internet of Things (IoT) to include the vast amount of big data generated in their decision-making processes. The use of IoT might yield many benefits for organizations engaged in civil infrastructure management, but these benefits might be difficult to realize as organizations are not...
journal article 2018
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Verhees, Bart (author), van Kuijk, Kees (author), Simonse, W.L. (author)
Point-of-care testing (POCT)—laboratory tests performed with new mobile devices and online technologies outside of the central laboratory—is rapidly outpacing the traditional laboratory test market, growing at a rate of 12 to 15% each year. POCT impacts the diagnostic process of care providers by yielding high efficiency benefits in terms of...
journal article 2018
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Klievink, A.J. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), van der Voort, H.G. (author), van Engelenburg, S.H. (author)
Business-to-government information exchange has over the past decades greatly benefited from data exchange standards and inter-organisational systems. The data era enables a new shift in the type of information sharing; from formal reporting to opening up full (and big) data sets. This enables new analytics and insights by government, more...
conference paper 2018
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Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Mugge, R. (author), Bom, Colin A. (author), Lemstra, Hidde-Jan (author)
Pay-per-use business models where consumers pay for the unit of service (e.g. a wash) without gaining product ownership are often linked to increased environmental performance. Consumers would become more conscious about consumption patterns and companies would take responsibility for product life cycle issues. Such benefits can only be achieved...
journal article 2018
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Bouwman, W.A.G.A. (author), Nikou, Shahrokh (author), Molina-Castillo, Francisco Jose (author), de Reuver, G.A. (author)
Purpose: This paper aims to explore how digital technologies have forced small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to reconsider and experiment with their business models (BMs) and how this contributes to their innovativeness and performance. Design/methodology/approach: An empirical study has been conducted on 338 European SMEs actively...
journal article 2018
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Yip, Angus W. H. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
Sustainable business model innovation is increasingly viewed as a lever for systems change for sustainability across businesses and industries. Banks hold a unique intermediary role in sustainable development, but also have a difficult position after the 2008 financial crisis. This paper aims to explore business models for sustainability in...
journal article 2018
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van Engelenburg, S.H. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Klievink, A.J. (author)
Context-awareness refers to the ability to sense and adapt to context. With the rise of context-aware systems, designers are struggling with what variables should be sensed from the context. According to the definitions found in the literature, whether something belongs to context, has to do with whether it is relevant. However, what it means to...
conference paper 2018
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Ritala, Paavo (author), Huotari, Pontus (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Albareda, Laura (author), Puumalainen, Kaisu (author)
In this study, we examine the diversity of sustainable business models adopted by the largest global corporations — those listed in the S&P 500 index — over the period 2005–2014. We examine press release communications during this period, which represent public data about business-relevant events. We expect that examining this communication...
journal article 2018
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Vancauwenberghe, G. (author), van Loenen, B. (author)
In the past 20 years, European public authorities have invested considerable resources in the development of spatial data infrastructures. With the European INSPIRE Directive as an important driver, national spatial data infrastructures were developed throughout Europe to facilitate and coordinate the exchange and sharing of geographic data....
book chapter 2018
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Vezzoli, C (author), Ceschin, F (author), Osanjo, L (author), M'Rithaa, MK (author), Moalosi, R (author), Nakazibwe, V. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
This open access book addresses the issue of diffusing sustainable energy access in low- and middle-income contexts.

Access to energy is one of the greatest challenges for many people living in low-
income and developing contexts, as around 1.4 billion people lack access to electricity.
Distributed Renewable Energy systems (DRE...
book 2018
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Athanasopoulou, A. (author), de Reuver, G.A. (author)
Disruptive technologies drive enterprises to rethink how to create and capture value by revising their business models (BM). Even in cases that the need for BM innovation is clear, how entrepreneurs can do it and what they need to be changed it is not always obvious. That leads to the need for BM exploration. BM tooling can support this process,...
conference paper 2018
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van der Voordt, Theo (author), Jensen, Per Anker (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a process model of value-adding corporate real estate and facilities management and indicators that can be used to measure and benchmark workplace performance and the added value of workplace interventions for an organisation. Design/methodology/approach: The paper compares the performance...
journal article 2018
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Manninen, Kaisa (author), Koskela, Sirkka (author), Antikainen, Riina (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Dahlbo, Helena (author), Aminoff, Anna (author)
The circular economy (CE) can be a driver for sustainability and CE can be promoted and supported by the creation of new and innovative business models, which embed CE principles into their value propositions throughout the value chains. This study focuses on the environmental value propositions of the CE business models. The term environmental...
journal article 2018
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Drost, Kirsten (author)
master thesis 2017
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Hup, Ben (author)
Privacy and security are perceived as of great importance. However, readily available Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs) and their development, innovation and standardization is not very forthcoming. Indeed, the dominant business model is privacy invasive: gathering and using private data as part of the business model to safeguard continuity....
master thesis 2017
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