Edward Faber

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Designing business models for mobile services is a complex undertaking. A business model can be seen as a blueprint of four interrelated components: service offering, technical architecture, and organizational and financial arrangements. Little attention has been paid to how these different components are related to one another. Multiple actors have to(More)
Designing business models for mobile services is a complex undertaking because it requires multiple actors to balance different design requirements. A business model can be seen as a blueprint of four interrelated components or domains: service, technology, organization and finance domain. Little attention has been paid to how these different domains are(More)
Designing business models for mobile services is a complex undertaking because it requires multiple actors to balance different design requirements. A business model can be seen as a blueprint of four interrelated components or domains: service, technology, organization and finance domain. Little attention has been paid to how these different domains are(More)
Electronic business offers opportunities and threats for the firms in business networks, triggering established and new intermediaries to introduce their own electronic business initiatives. Despite their potential, successful designs of electronic intermediaries leading to acceptance by buyers and sellers are intricate and not well understood. The design(More)
1 Abstract Intermediaries have introduced electronic services with varying success. One of the problems an intermediary faces is deciding what kind of exchange service it should offer to its customers and suppliers. For example, should it only provide a catalogue or should it also enable customers to order prod-ucts? Developing the right exchange design is(More)
In this paper we discuss trust services in e-business. Although the importance of trust for business transactions is generally recognized, the actual mechanism of trust is not well understood. This hampers the development and use of effective trust services, aiming at supporting business transactions between partners all over the world. In this paper, we(More)