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IDC PeerScape: Practices in Platform-Based Business Models

IDC PeerScape: Practices in Platform-Based Business Models

This report showcases best practices in how DNEs and start-ups utilize platforms to access new ideas/solutions, deepen engagement, and enable co-creation, which can be leveraged by technology buyer enterprises to improve their own."Compared with linear business models, platforms require a different approach in philosophy, management, and capabilities. Through these practices, traditional enterprises can avoid common pitfalls when embarking on multi-sided business models," says Lawrence Cheok, senior manager for Future of Commerce research.


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Practice 1: Increase Rate of Innovation by Leveraging Crowdsourced Assets
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Practice 2: Establish Governance for Crowdsourced Activities
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Practice 3: Balance Incentives for All Sides of Platform Participation
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Practice 4: Align Performance Metrics to Platform Participants' Needs
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