The rise of platforms and marketplaces is not just spurring a wave of startups around the world, but can also open new ways of re-organising capitalism, government and society. The combination of ‘Inc’ (organisations like businesses or government) and peers …

Collaborative networks: how to successfully tap platforms, marketplaces and peer communities Read more »

Abstract: Organizing for big data and open data, in our highly digitized world, is a necessity. Extant literature focuses on open collaboration in the context of business ecosystems and science. However, little attention has been paid to the kind of …

Open data governance in a big data context: Evidence from the case of oceanography Read more »

Take a look at the last decade’s fastest-growing companies. You’ll notice they have one thing in common: They’re all platforms. YouTube was not the first video-hosting site, but it was the first to disrupt the stagnating online broadcasting model, creating …

Cities As Platforms Read more »