The Bosch IoT Lab investigates business models in the Internet of Things (IoT) and explores disruptive IoT products and services. In the realm of our business model research activities, we derive actionable insights to manage the digital transformation of large manufacturing companies. In the domain of technology and business incubation, we investigate the potential of the IoT, machine learning and blockchain to develop and validate disruptive solutions in the domains of mobility, health and energy. Ultimately, our mission is to support Bosch scale its IoT business, advance scientific knowledge, and create a meaningful impact for the better. The lab is a research initiative of:


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Today, platform companies like Amazon, Alibaba, Apple and Google dominate our economy. In fact, eight out of the ten most valuable companies worldwide are built upon a [...]

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Lamprecht, C., Gebauer, H., Fleisch, E., Wortmann, F., A KPI Set for Steering the IoT Business in Product Companies, Research Technology Management 65(2), 53-63.

Hodapp, D., Hawlitschek, F., Wortmann, F., Lang, M., Gassmann, O., Key Lessons from Bosch for Incumbent Firms Entering the Platform Economy, MIS Quarterly Executive, (forthcoming).

Woerner, A., Tiefenbeck, V., Wortmann, F., Ableitner, L., Meeuw, A., Fleisch, E., Azevedo, I., Bidding on a Peer-to-Peer Energy Market – A Field Study, Information Systems Research, (forthcoming).

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