Olivier Braet

Olivier Braet
Researcher - Project Leader
Olivier Braet is senior researcher and project leader with iMinds-imec-SMIT (iMinds - imec - Centre for Studies on Media, Information and Telecommunication), a research institute affiliated with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Within national and international research projects he focuses on the economical and industrial dimensions of new information- and communication technologies.
Before joining SMIT Olivier Braet worked for six years at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (Ghent University) as research-assistant in the management of information systems. Before that he was involved in the automation of the elections as an advisor at the Ministry of Interior Affairs, advisor at the Flemish Administration for Planning and Statistics, and researcher at the Flemish Parliament. He focuses on business modelling, strategic ICT-alignment, and the management of intangible assets such as intellectual and social capital. He has served on advisory boards in ICT-appropriation decisions, did consultancy on ERP and eBusiness implementations, and conducted research on entrepreneurship. He followed numerous courses, workshops and master classes, such as ‘Managing ICT’ at the Vlerick School for Management.

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Organisation Project Publication
Lowering the barriers for online cross-media usage: Scenarios for a Belgian single sign-on solution (2016)

Duurzame financieringsmodellen voor Vlaamse televisiefictie. Een onderzoek in opdracht van het Kabinet Media en het Departement Cultuur, Jeugd, Sport en Media. (2015)

Towards a Belgian Single Sign-On Media Solution: Four Scenarios from the Market and Consumer Perspective (2015)

Lees jij volgens het boekje?: Een online bevraging over het leesgedrag en de betalingsbereidheid voor (e-)boeken in Vlaanderen. (2014)

B2B and B2C issues of digital books (2014)

Deliverable 2.2 Media ID Cost and Revenue Model (2014)

Deliverable 2.1 The MEDIA ID Charter and Principles (2014)

WP 4: Valorization Task 4.2. value chain identification and business opportunities and thresholds. (2014)

Deliverable 6.1 Business Model Analysis for G@S (2013)

Crowdsourcing the movies. A business analysis of crowdfinanced moviemaking in small geographical markets (2013)

Qualitative Market Opportunity Assessment for Mobile Services (2012)

Business Model Issues for the Digital Video Content Industry (2012)

Merging publishers' and libraries' institutional interests through business modelling. (2012)

Evaluation of the techno-economic viability of smart metering value network configurations based on a consumer-oriented approach. (2011)

Making a success of FTTH learning from case studies in Europe (2011)

How to measure the success rate of fiber-based access networks? Evaluation of the Stokab case and comparison with other European cases. (2011)

Technical quality of audiovisual content: the next challenge for digital video services. (2011)

Merging publishers’ and libraries’ institutional interests through business modeling. (2011)

Technical quality of audiovisual content: the next challenge for digital video services (2011)

Sparc Deliverable D.4.1: Requirements for implementation of Smart Plug-in Automobile Renewable Charging Services (2011)

Smart Energy to the home: a customer-centric view of business model scenarios (2011)

Requirements for implementation of Smart Plug-in Automobile Renewable Charging Services. (2011)

Smart Energy Value network analysis (2011)

Public-private partnerships for mobile e-learning devices. (2011)

AdMid Deliverable D.2.3: Business model case (2011)

Market opportunity appraisal for mobile e-learning (incl. market scan results) (2011)

Adaptive Middleware Business model case (2011)

Smart Deliverable D.4.1: Value network analysis (2011)

SmartE Deliverable D.4.1: Smart Energy to the home: a customer-centric view of business model scenarios (2011)

NextGenITS Deliverable D.6.4: Multi-Applications Platform for ITS: Virtual SIM report (2010)

AdMid Deliverable D.2.1: Business value networks analysis (2010)

New Entrants in the TV Market. (2010)

AdMid Deliverable D.2.2: Business requirements and critical success factors (2010)

Crowdfunding the movies: A business analysis to support moviemaking in small markets (2010)

d2.1 Value Network Analysis (2010)

NextGenITS Deliverable D.6.1: Multi-Applications Platform for ITS: overall business view (2010)

D2.3. Commissionering en winstdeling: Financieringsmodellen voor IFIP. (2010)

NextGenITS Deliverable D.6.3: Multi-Applications Platform for ITS: business market-implementation scenarios (2010)

Next Generation Intelligent Transport Systems: a multidimensional framework for eCall implementation (2010)

WTEPlus Deliverable 4.1: Business Model Design and Challenges (2009)

WTEPlus Deliverable 4.2: Business Model Design and Challenges (2009)

Innovatieve Bedrijfsmodellen (2009)

Businessmodelaspecten van digitale cultuurproductie- en consumptie (2009)

VEP: Studie digitaal platform voor e-boeken in Vlaanderen in opdracht van Bibnet (2009)

Mobile DRM business Motives (2009)

Business modellering en nieuwe business formats voor community media. (2009)

The Business Ecosystem Surrounding Digital Video DRM (2008)

Who Pays the Bill? In Search of a viable business model for Mobile Digital Television in Flanders (2008)

Determining the Viability of a Mobile TV Ecosystem with the Monte Carlo Method (2008)

'Business Model Issues of Citizen Media', 7th International Conference on Communication and Mass Media. (2008)

Cooperation models for mobile television in Europe. (2008)

The Design of Mobile Television in Europe. (2008)

Digital Rights Management and its Implications. Report for IBBT-project VideoQsac. (2008)

Community Media Business Model Characteristics. Final report for IBBT-project CoCoMedia (Collaborative Community Media) (2007)

Business model issues and roles for next generation wireless systems: The Wireless World Initiative perspective, Wireless World Research Forum Meeting 18 (2007)

Business Model Scenarios for Remote Management. (2007)

Strategic design issues of IMS versus end-to-end architectures (2007)

'Business scenarios, issues and role models for next generation wireless systems and services: The Wireless World Initiative perspective', WWI White Paper. (2007)

Cooperation Models for Mobile Television in Europe (2006)

Cooperation Models for DVB-H Rollout. Final Report for MADUF (Maximize DVB-H Usage in Flanders), IBBT-project 0052 (2006)

Service business models overview and evaluation. Final report for IBBT-project Armad@ (Autoconfiguration and Remote Management of Any Device @ home), IBBT-project 0005 (2006)

Service deployment architecture. Project deliverable for WP 4, 'Service Deployment Architecture' of IBBT-project Armad@ (Autoconfiguration and Remote Management of Any Device @ home), IBBT-project 0005 (2006)

Business Model Scenarios for Remote Management (2006)

On a balanced methodology to evaluate a portfolio of ICT investments (2004)

Strategic Information Systems Alignment (2004)

Internet-ability - The feasibility and ability of information technology adoption by SMEs, Conference St-Gallen 2002 (2002)

On the Five Mechanisms for Strategic IS Alignment (2001)

Anatomy of the e-commerce and e-business hype (2001)

Evaluation of ERP Investments in the Belgian Assembly Industry, (2000)