Fatemeh Ahmadi Zeleti

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Business models for open data have emerged in response to the economic opportunities presented by the increasing availability of open data. However, scholarly efforts providing elaborations, rigorous analysis and comparison of open data models are very limited. This could be partly attributed to the fact that most discussions on open data business models(More)
Despite the increasing volume of publications and research in open data, many aspects of open data are yet to be studied. To this extent, extensive literature review on business models in the context of open data was performed. Interestingly, scholarly efforts providing practical elaborations and rigorous analysis of open data business models are omitted.(More)
Open Data initiatives are increasingly considered as defining elements of emerging smart cities. However, few studies have attempted to provide a better understanding of the nature of this convergence and the impact on both domains. This paper presents findings from a detailed study of 18 open data initiatives across five smart cities – Barcelona, Chicago,(More)
Entrepreneurship is generally considered as central to economic development. Therefore, decisions by government to directly support entrepreneurs with Electronic Government (e-Gov) services can have significant impact on economic development. Given the current downward trend in new entrepreneur numbers in many countries, e-Gov services may arguably be best(More)
Lappeenranta University of Technology Department of Information Technology Fatemeh Ahmadi Zeleti THE PROGRESS AND OBSTACLES OF IMPLEMENTING AND IMPROVING E-GOVERNMENT IN ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN Master’s Thesis 2010 89 pages, 4 figures, 15 tables Examiners: Professor, Ph.D. Kari Smolander Supervisor: Associate Professor D.Sc (Tech.) Erja Mustonen-Ollila
The increasing volumes of datasets published on open data platforms have had little impact on the public use of open data and perceived transparency of respective governments. At the same time, the innovation potentials of these datasets are far from realized due to many factors including poor quality of datasets. While past studies have attempted to(More)