An outlook on the future of Platforms: Discover how the world of platforms is evolving and what are the major opportunities
Last week Simone gave a speech at Haier Group headquarter in Qingdao, China for the corporate's annual opening meeting.
Haier Group is certainly one of a kind in the field of management innovation and has been well recognized as a lighthouse of organizational transformation worldwide. RenDanHeyi—its organization model—puts Haier at the forefront of Platform-Ecosystem thinking worldwide.
As you may remember, we're looking for platform shapers that used Platform Design Toolkit and want to tell their story: fill out this form and be featured on the upcoming Adopters Webinars of 2019. Re-watch the first one here.
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Design legend Don Norman plays with Pizza to explain Platforms ↴
In this amusing and inspiring piece, authors Don Norman and Eli Spencer take the pizza as a powerful metaphor to explain why a certain kind of platforms can change the world for the better.
Getting inspired by natural ecosystems: Ecosystem Services ↴
In this article, we peek into a social innovator's walk with ecosystem scientists to learn how this discipline, and the notion of ecosystem services, can inform the design and management of human complex systems.
Why do some platforms thrive while others struggle? ↴
Network effects, clustering, the risk of disintermediation, vulnerability to multi-homing, and bridging to multiple networks. This article explores these crucial factors while taking a critical outlook at some major platform players.
This week's podcast features an amazing conversation that Simone Cicero had with Vivaldi CMO Agathe Blanchon-Ehrsam, in The Business of Platforms discussing the genesis and the impact of the Platform Design Toolkit.
Simone presented our work, explaining what does it mean to create a shared language for catalyzing the ecosystemic transformation.