SP: Business and economic models

Citationsort descending Purpose Method Study Type
Berman, F., Lavoie B., Ayris P., G. Choudhury S., Cohen E., Courant P., et al. (2010).  Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet: Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Information. 110. Developed an economic framework for analyzing digital preservation as an economic problem. Employed the framework to analyze the "economic conditions and implications intrinsic to four key digital preservation contexts: scholarly discourse, research data, collectively produced Web content, and commercially owned cultural content." Drew on findings reported in the interim Blue Ribbon Task Force report: Sustaining the Digital Investment: Issues and Challenges of Economically Sustainable Digital Preservation Metrics, Targeted
Downs, R. R., & Chen R. S. (2013).  Towards Sustainable Stewardship of Digital Collections of Scientific Data. GSDI World Conference (GSDI 13) Proceedings. Described an experimental economic strategy being undertaken by Columbia University In the process of describing the model, reviewed a variety of business models and literature that discussed their benefits and drawbacks. Measurement, Metrics, Targeted
Ember, C., & Hanisch R. (2013).  Sustaining Domain Repositories for Digital Data. Explored the funding challenges faced by domain repositories in the United States Reviewed the different functions of domain repositories, the reuse of data stored in domain repositories, and the issues domain repositories face; reviewed different funding models for domain repositories and scored them based on several criteria Measurement, Metrics, Targeted
Fry, J., Lockyer S.., Oppenheim C.., Houghton J.W.., & Rasmussen B.. (2008).  Identifying benefits arising from the curation and open sharing of research data produced within UK Higher Education and research institutes: exploring costs and benefits. Investigated the benefits of the curation and open sharing of research data and the development of a methodology and model for estimating the benefits of data curation and sharing in UK higher education Performed a literature review to provide illustrative examples of reuse and the views of stakeholders in various disciplines towards data curation and sharing; conducted two case studies to identify and illustrate benefits and costs in these areas Measurement, Metrics, Wider
Grindley, N., Ruusalepp R., L'Hours H., Kejser U. Bøgvad, Thirifays A., & Stokes P. (2015).  4C Project: Assessment of Community Validation of the Economic Sustainability Reference Model. Sought to highlight key concepts, relationships and decision points for planning how to sustain digital assets into the future, and complement and enhance guidance about sustainability planning that was available to the community and provide those with responsibility for digital assets and curation services (practitioners) a systematic way of considering and discussing sustainability issues with senior managers and funders/investors (strategists) Conducted a variety of engagement meetings and received feedback at numerous events and venues on the Rusbridge and Lavoie ESRM model; received responses to and feedback also on an ESRM self-assessment questionnaire; Metrics, Targeted
Rusbridge, C., & Lavoie B. (2011).  Draft economic sustainability reference model. Economic Sustainability Reference Model (ESRM): Defined the notion of a sustainable strategy, highlighted key components that should be taken into account when designing a strategy; enumerated risks that sustainability strategies should guard against; presented an economic lifecycle model to assist in planning throughout the curation lifecycle Translated the concepts, findings, and recommendations of Berman et al. 2010 into a practical resource for sustainability planning; assessed several digital curation lifecycle models to inform the creation of an economic lifecycle model Metrics, Targeted
Wang, D., Strodl S., Kejser U. Bøgvad, Ferreira M., Borbinha J., Proença D., et al. (2015).  4C Project: From Costs to Business Models. Examined existing business models for digital curation from a business model canvas approach; outlined key aspects in terms of activity, customers, finance and unique selling points Evaluation was done primarily through review and analysis of literature and desk-based research on existing business models and initiatives Measurement, Metrics, Targeted
Kitchin, R., Collins S., & Frost D. (2015).  Funding Models for Open Access Repositories. Investigated how open access repositories are funded Examined 14 different funding models, grouped into six classes (institutional, philanthropy, research, audience, service, volunteer), that might be used to provide revenue streams to support open access repositories Metrics, Targeted
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