Hossein is a guest writer at TechRasa.
Hossein Sabzian is a PhD student of technology management at University of Science and Technology in Iran. His major interests include ICT trends analysis, Platform-based business models' development for telecos, Strategic management, Fuzzy cognitive maps and Agent-based modeling.
A manager’s decisions are entirely shaped by the way he or she views the problems. These views or mental models can be divided into four types of periscopic mental models, microscopic mental model, telescopic mental model and kaleidoscopic mental model. In this writing, each of these mental models have been pursued in the telecommunications industry.
ICT organizations in Iran, particularly telecom operators have started several investments but their business models have stood still and such condition has slowed their revenue generation. To solve this problem, ICT managers could rethink traditional business models and develop new ones based on platform thinking.
Although every day more and more shopping malls are popping up across Iran, there's one fashion e-commerce in the country which is offering products that are not easily found in retail shops. Modiseh is an online fashion e-commerce known for its exotic discounts and stylish fashion products in Iran.
An Iranian online marketplace for fashion goods is organizing local events to showcase the works of Iranian designers and international brands. With these events, this startup aims to overcome the challenge with offline to online conversion and building trust and credibility for their customers.