The e-commerce performance of internet of things (IoT) in disruptive innovation: Case of Xiaomi

Yao Song, Yan Luximon, Benny Ding Leong, Zhenzhen Qin

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Disruptive innovation theory is a technological innovation and strategic management theory. After achieving mobile market success through e-commerce, XiaoMi, one of the largest e-commerce companies in China, also began to adopt disruptive innovation technologies into IoT (“Internet of Things”) platform and IoT hardware, also achieving huge success in the IoT hardware industry. This paper aims to discuss the value of IoT strategy in XiaoMi e-commerce performance from the disruptive innovation perspective and to empirically show the effect of IoT strategy on XiaoMi's e-commerce performance from a disruptive innovation perspective. Results showed, compared with XiaoMi's internet service business, XiaoMi IoT related business contributes significantly to XiaoMi's business performance although the XiaoMi smartphone business still played a dominant role in XiaoMi's overall e-commerce performance.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICSEB 2019 - 2019 the 3rd International Conference on Software and e-Business
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781450376495
Publication statusPublished - 9 Dec 2019
Event3rd International Conference on Software and e-Business, ICSEB 2019 - Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 9 Dec 201911 Dec 2019

Publication series

NameACM International Conference Proceeding Series


Conference3rd International Conference on Software and e-Business, ICSEB 2019


  • Disruptive Innovation
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet of Things
  • XiaoMi

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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