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Dear community member,
enjoy this week's newsletter! As always some relevant news. Don't forget that we recently opened the ticketing for our last pre-summer Bootcamp and enjoy our regular flow of news, reads and updates from the inside! 
News from "The New Growth Landscape" research: 
In case you weren't able to join us live yesterday, re-watch our second webinar: this time Simone and Manfredi welcomed three great insiders with direct experience on blitzscaling platforms. Listen to the insights from Ed Baker (Facebook, Uber,...), Fabio Floris (FaceIt) and Tommi Forsström (Teachable, Shutterstock...):
Rewatch the first webinar with James Currier here.

Explore the major Growth Engines in Platforms and Markeplaces:
Catch up our latest installment in the research series that explores how to master strategic flywheels, growth loops and spillover loops:
Catch up here with the whole series of four installments from our research on the new landscape of growth here. Don't forget to sign up here to join us for the upcoming webinars and to get early access to discounted tickets for our growth training coming up in the summer.
Re-watch Boundaryless' webinar at the Business Ecosystem Alliance launch event
On March 25th Boundaryless CEO Simone Cicero ran an adopters' panel with two adopters from the Boundaryless community Yolanda Martin (from Kaluza) and Roberto Battaglia (Intesa Sanpaolo) about how to articulate an organizational transformation in the platform-ecosystem context. Some Highlights:
  • unbundle the technology and the organizational capabilities to be able to serve first internal teams and then interchange internal and ecosystem players;
  • build cultural momentum by ensuring everyone understands the opportunity and challenges;
  • develop entrepreneurial organizational artifacts that ensure entrepreneurship has a path to emerge and recombine organizational capabilities into new products and services.
A truly tremendous webinar...re-watch by clicking below:
EEEO Conversation with Burtzoorg's
 
Enjoy our latest EEEO conversation with Gertje van Roessel, Chief International Officer at Burtzoorg. Buurtzorg is a healthcare organization established in the Netherlands in 2006 with a unique nurse-led care model. At the core of Buurtzorg's principles is the value of relationship and connection between the nurses and patients, supported by a totally flat structure with one executive coordinating self-organized groups spread across geographical areas. 
Are you a Positive Shaper?
We just relaunched our Positive Shaper program to facilitate socially minded and impact-focused entrepreneurs and designers to join our April Platform Design Sprint to accelerate your platform thinking on a specific project that you can also bring!

Explore the possibilities to create an Entrepreneurial Organization:
join our upcoming Masterclass

 
Boundaryless is working with Haier group and other partners to open-source a framework to create an entrepreneurial organization model, by integrating the revolutionary Chinese giant's insights on organizing in complexity with a broader set of practices inspired by other pioneers and ideas that will make it applicable to any context.

LAST TICKETS FOR OUR APRIL MASTERCLASS AVAILABLE!
Grab the the Community Discount!
Download the EEEO toolkit that we will use at the Masterclass:
  • 5 key canvases 
  • a full user guide
  • released in creative commons
To have a glimpse of what will be covered in our upcoming Rendanheyi.  Learning from the inside Masterclass watch Emanuele Quintarelli - Boundaryless 3EO Microenterprise Lead - introduce a global audience to the principles, ideas and organizational artifacts of Rendanheyi at the recent Teal Around The World Conference
And now enjoy our ...
PLATFORMS & ECOSYSTEMS 

KEY READS & MORE 
Our curated list of the best reads, videos, and podcasts to inform and transform your understanding 👇
🗞️ Reads
THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE ISSUE
A16Z Marketplace 100 2021 is out ↴
 
A16Z just released another—and more mature—Marketplace 100 report. Here you can read the most important insights on growing sectors of the Marketplace Economy and the impacts of COVID on the trends. A must read to catchup with one intense year of marketplace evolution.
And you can also peek into A16z slack conversation around it! or listen to a podcast conversation here.
The Rise of the Platform Brand ↴
In this insanely good post, Nick Dewilde speaks about the rise of organizations that power individuals to create relationships with audiences

This is the future of knowledge work and sales.
Packy strikes again! ↴
 
A mind-blowing post on DAOs by Packy McCormick: a monumental work of research but also of clear explanation of the direction where the crypto world is going, web 3.0 and all things blockchain.  

This is going to be a classic.
Policy is Everything ↴
 
This tremendous paper on the impacts of ICT-driven "uberization" gives a glimpse of the upcoming #futureofwork and the implications of regional policies in it.Yet another demonstration that policy is everything to protect society from externalities of emerging business and organizing models. A must-read.
A Platform powering Products↴
In this relevant post, GSK explains the rationales behind the need to unbundle organizational capabilities and re-bundle them into customer-facing propositions, through autonomous product teams. Extremely resonant with our EEEO framework.
... see our videos and podcast suggestions below 
A New Bootcamp with a New Format!🧑‍🎓
As an answer to the feedback of the community, we also published a new Bootcamp for June that follows a different structure:
  • planned over three weeks 
  • 4 hours sessions (on two following days per each week) - 1PM/5PM CET
If you're not interested in a certification and instead you want to invest two days into a strategy sprint for your own project check the Design Sprint below!
Grab the Bootcamp's Early bird!
See the other training options
🎙️  Podcasts & Videos
Did you catch up with Boundaryless Conversation Podcast Episodes published so far?
Check them out as the podcast is also available on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsSoundcloudStitcherCastBoxRadioPublic, and other major podcasting platforms.
If you're using an Apple device, and you want to support our podcast, please take a moment now to go here and rate our podcast 5 stars! This really helps listeners discover our conversations and join our community!
Latest Episode: Trans-contextual Organizing: Shifting Perceptions  ↴
Listen to our latest Boundaryless Conversation podcast episode where we delve into invisible assumptions, entanglement, and trans-contextual organizing with Complex thinking legend Nora Bateson.
Together we explore what embracing a complexity standpoint truly means for an organization: the answer may lie in shifting the ways of perception that operate inside the organization, more and before shifting the business or organizational model.
Nora Bateson is an award-winning filmmaker, writer, facilitator and educator, as well as President of the International Bateson Institute based in Sweden. Her work asks the question “how can we improve our perception of the complexity we live within, so we may improve our interaction with the world?”. Nora wrote, directed and produced the award-winning documentary, ‘An Ecology of Mind’, a portrait of her father, Gregory Bateson.

Check this episode out!
 
Stay tuned for the upcoming episodes with:
  • Bill Baue and Ralph Thurm founders of r3.0 the revolutionary project that wants to change the way we account for planetary sustainability.
  • Global Transformation Office at Red Hat Jabe Bloom: talking about designing for transition and the role of social practice theory.
Platform Strategy for Industrials 
 

"Building a business model around helping others feels really good" exceptional interview of Tobi Lutke, Shopify CEO, with Jason Calacanis: a conversation packed with insights about the evolution of trade, creativity, and the Internet and how you embrace an enabling perspective.

Watch Boundaryless' Lucia Hernandez talk about Regenerative Tourism‬ ↴
In this video hosted by Fairbnb coop, Boundaryless' Regenerative Business Lead Lucía Hernández explores the intersections between regenerative design and platform design to understand how regeneration could scale thanks to platform-ecosystem strategies, with a focus on tourism.
Community Wealth building 
Truly amazing interview with Marjorie Kelly and Thomas M. Hanna on building Community Wealth. The practice of building local organizations that develop commons and provide essential services is going to become more important every day.
As we learn how to re-embed mastering technology into the community and the landscape for regeneration we will need to rethink the interplay between local organizing and global forms of interoperable platforms: a key interface of the economy of the future. (check out chapter 4 of our recent whitepaper here)
A primer of NFTs ↴
Here Jesse Walden provides a primer on NFTs and their role in enabling the creators and consumer economy despite a ton of open questions still abound (especially on the interplay between existing institutional agreements and on-chain rights). A great listen! 
Airbnb’s Brian Chesky: "Crisis is pushing us back to our roots‪"‬ ↴
Grab a cup of tea and listen to Brian Chesky telling the story of how Airbnb survived the pandemic (which for them arrived while they were preparing for an IPO). There's a lot to learn from this entrepreneurial leadership journey in responding quickly to crisis harnessing the resilience of the community.

Accelerate your Platform project!  💻 

Join  a cohort of learners (by doing) by bringing your project into an intense 2-day session to drive you from identifying and mapping your entities, to designing the two key engines of value creation in the platform (the transactions marketplace and the learning engine) that will compose the platform experiences you want to bring to the ecosystem.  If you don't have a project: we'll either help you join other participants and form a team or provide you with a pedagogic design context for you to maximize learning .
Grab the the Community Discount!
All info on learning opportunities available here
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Play with Platforms: Platform Design Toolkit
Enjoy Platform Design Toolkit 2.2, grown on several years of experience with startups, corporations, and institutions of all kinds. 
Highlights on this release:
  • an updated Transaction Board canvas, now more explicitly helping you to work on reducing transaction costs in interactions;
  • an updated User Guide (2.2);
  • the possibility to instantiate a virtual board for online collaboration, thanks to our partnership with Miro, a leading online collaboration software worldwide.
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