The adoption of Big Data Services by Manufacturing firms: An empirical investigation in India.

Surabhi Verma

Abstract


Although some leading companies are actively adopting Big data services (BDS) to strengthen market competition , many manufacturing firms are still in the early stage of the adoption curve due to lack of understanding of and experience with BDS. Hence, it is interesting and timely to understand issues relevant to BDS adoption. The empirical investigation reveals that a firm’s intention to adopt BDS can be positively affected by the quality and benefits of BDS. Surprisingly, a firm’s absorptive capacity in utilizing big data and risks and costs associated with implementation and maintenance does not impact the adoption intention of BDS.

Keywords


Big Data Services, Adoption intention, Manufacturing firms, Information Technology

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