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Harnessing the Platform Revolution

Massive new startups like Uber taxis, Airbnb and many more are pioneering the ‘On Demand Economy’, implementing a Cloud-based On Demand Business Framework which overlays a ‘digital mesh’ across a marketplace of vendors, such as taxi drivers or travel accommodation. The repeatable secret sauce is the Platform Business Model, described in detail through academic literature […]

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Platform-Enabled DevOps for Agile Digital Government

GaaP – Government as a Platform In Chapter 2 of Open Government Tim O’Reilly first coins the term Government as a Platform, describing how traditional IT for government should become more like Facebook, Twitter and the other Internet pioneers who have been harnessing the evolution of the Cloud to become ‘platforms’, doing so for government […]

Serverless Startups – Inside @Skyscanner Engineering HQ, with Gareth Williams, CEO/Co-Founder

Vodafone and Netflix – Reference blueprints for Platform Business Models

As Gartner describes APIs are at the heart of the digital business model, a topic they explore through their Gartner Platforms series, focusing on specific impacted sectors like digital banking. This great Diginomica case study of Pearson shares insights into how one pioneering media organization harnessed APIs into their digital strategy. Pitney Bowes highlights the […]

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