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IT as a Driver for New Business

  • Maria José SousaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 444)

Abstract

This research focuses on the role of Information Technologies (IT) as a driver for creating new business. The research question is “What are the key businesses that are emerging due to IT?” The research was supported on a qualitative methodology through documental analysis and semi-structured interviews to IT Managers of organizations which represents the main economic sectors. The technologies under analysis were Internet of Things, Cloud Technology, Big Data, Mobile Technologies, and Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. A main result of this research was the new disruptive business that are emerging from the impact of this technologies on the markets.

Keywords

IT New business IOT Cloud Big data Mobile technologies Artificial intelligence Robotics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Plataforma Para O Crescimento Sustentável, Instituto Universitário de LisboaUniversidade EuropeiaLisbonPortugal

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