Particularly for social systems, it’s the perceptions not the facts that count.
Tag Lines leading to the Principle: “Appearance rules the world” by Johann Christophe Friedrich Schiller (1759 1805) German dramatist, poet, and essayist
“The potential benefits of distributed innovation must be recognized, and the field of organization design must broaden its traditional focus on the individual firm to encompass this compelling new approach for creating value “ Organization Design for Business Ecosystems — Carliss Baldwin — Journal of…
Concept 0: [digital] platforms
A platform refers to business model/business value of a digital platform. The rise of platforms as business model is being driven by cloud, social, mobile and data analytics capabilities.
Concept 1: The purpose of a platform is to create an ecosystem
Recently, I listened to an interesting show on NPR Everything Is Connected : TED Radio Hour : NPR. In particular, the NPR show started with a conversation with George Monbiot about his TED talk: For more wonder, rewild the world about an entirely different type of ecosystem: nature. Yet, some of the conclusions drawn in the interview with George…