Business model for occupational activation of elderly people via the service E-marketplace platform – research study of polish market

Robert Kutera , Karol Łopaciński , Maja Leszczyńska , Wiesława Gryncewicz


The authors address the issues of activating elderly people and improving their quality of life in the context of the possibility of increasing their effectiveness through the use of modern ICT solutions. The concept of the service e-marketplace platform for occupational activation of elderly people is presented and set in the context of Polish market conditions. Those entry data were gathered using three research methods: the extensive literature study, in-depth direct interviews and the survey dedicated to elderly people in Poland. On that basis the business model for implementation of such a platform for Polish market is proposed, what constitutes the main aim of the paper. The model includes the values provided to its users, the planned ways of achieving them, key market stakeholders and financial aspects following the Business Model Canvas methodology. The results of the research could be a guide for institutional stakeholders of the market on their way to reach their strategic goals in the area of activation of elderly users.
Author Robert Kutera (MISaF / IBI / DISD)
Robert Kutera,,
- Department of Information Systems Design
, Karol Łopaciński (MISaF / IBI / DISD)
Karol Łopaciński,,
- Department of Information Systems Design
, Maja Leszczyńska (MISaF / IBI / DISD)
Maja Leszczyńska,,
- Department of Information Systems Design
, Wiesława Gryncewicz (MISaF / IBI / DISD)
Wiesława Gryncewicz,,
- Department of Information Systems Design
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Kommers Piet (eds.): Proceedings of the International Conference ICT, Society and Human Beings 2017 Lisbon, Portugal, July 20 - 22, 2017, 2017, International Association for Development of the Information Society, ISBN 9789898533678, 248 p.
Keywords in Englishoccupational activation, elderly people, service e-marketplace platform, business model, market analysis
Languageen angielski
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