Why Traditional Technology Acceptance Models Won'T Work For Future Information Technologies?

Carsten Röcker
2010 Zenodo  
This paper illustrates why existing technology acceptance models are only of limited use for predicting and explaining the adoption of future information and communication technologies. It starts with a general overview over technology adoption processes, and presents several theories for the acceptance as well as adoption of traditional information technologies. This is followed by an overview over the recent developments in the area of information and communication technologies. Based on the
more » ... gies. Based on the arguments elaborated in these sections, it is shown why the factors used to predict adoption in existing systems, will not be sufficient for explaining the adoption of future information and communication technologies.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1078964 fatcat:e3nrehzmnrao7hawncqmhgq3mq