عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of the use of IoT on the identification of entrepreneurial opportunities with the mediating role of knowledge creation. The purpose of the present study was to describe the purpose of the study in terms of type and type. The statistical population of this study was 95 experts and senior managers of Sari Technical and Vocational Office. The sampling method was census. Data were collected using three questionnaires, namely, IQI, Pohaka Entrepreneurial Opportunity Recognition Questionnaire (2011) and Nonaka and Takuchi Knowledge Creation Questionnaire (2004). The Technical and Professional General Bureau was approved and Cronbach's alpha coefficient was used to measure the reliability of the research instrument, each calculated at the level of 0.923, 0.931, and 0.971, respectively. In this research, data were analyzed using Kolmogorov-Smirnov tests and Pearson correlation test, regression, structural equations, modeling and path analysis. The results show that there is a positive and significant relationship between using IoT and identifying entrepreneurial opportunities with the mediating effect of knowledge creation. Also, the use of IoT has significant effects on variable components of identifying competitive opportunities, entrepreneurial opportunities, pioneering opportunity searching and innovative opportunity creation strategies, and also the knowledge creation variable as an intermediary variable.