Business Model Research in the Information Systems Literature: A Review and a Research Agenda

Raphaël Maucuer, Alexandre Renaud, Yuliya Snihur, Neva Bojovic


Large-scale digitization has induced profound changes in the contemporary economy. In this context, the literature on information systems (IS) is proving invaluable to understand digital business models. Based on a mixed bibliometric analysis, this article reveals the historical contribution of the IS business model literature, identifies current research trends, and proposes a three-pronged research agenda for IS scholars working on digital business models: a design science; a user-centered; and a data-oriented perspective.


Business models; Digitalization; Co-citation analysis; Bibliographic coupling; Literature review

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