Platform Strategy Executive Briefings & Workshops
Learn how to unlock the power of networks and communities to grow your business
New platform business models are disrupting almost every industry. Old and new firms need to develop their own Platform Strategy. What is yours?
We have witnessed first hand the birth of the web and the digital disruption it brought about… yet we find that many firms that are embarked on their digital transformation journey are simply transposing their existing business model onto the digital world. While this may be necessary, it is rarely sufficient. Successful firms, like Apple, Google, Facebook, or Amazon have use the power of platforms to translate -rather than transpose- their business model.
And many disruptive firms, like Uber or airbnb, are enshrining the power of platforms from day one and rewriting the rules of the game as incumbents scramble to find a competitive response.
What are the management principles underpinning these new business models?
How can firms develop a robust strategic response leveraging existing capabilities?
PLATFORM POWER YOUR STRATEGY
IN ONE DAY
Get the tools and frameworks to harness the power of platforms and update your strategy
Strategic Briefings & Executive Workshops
All participants get a copy of the Platform Strategy book, exclusive workshop content and a licence to use tools & frameworks
The authors of Platform Strategy, who have researched and worked for platform business models for years, deliver the interactive workshops and answer your questions
For the price of going to a conference, we equip leaders and executives with the tools and insights to craft their own platform strategies
How we can help you
- To understand what platform businesses are & why they are shaping the competitive landscape
- From 30 minutes to 1 hour and a half
- Suitable for groups from 20 to 1,000+ executives
- Can be combined with company events such as retreats, strategy away day, etc.
- Equip leadership team with tools and frameworks to craft a platform strategy
- Half a day or one day
- Suitable for groups from 5 to 25 people
- Can be organised as a stand alone off site event or combined with existing retreat, strategy away day, Board Meeting, etc.
|Executive Briefing /
< ½ Day
What are platform based business models?
|Business model types: Distributors, Manufacturers, Platforms||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Platform types: from marketplaces to social media||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Pure platform businesses vs platform-powered ecosystems||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Underlying economic principles of platform businesses||Yes||Yes|
How do platforms/marketplaces operate?
|The Platform Rocket Model vs Value Chain||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Core functions: Attract, Match, Connect, Transact, Optimise||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Strategic enablers: Governance, Trust & Brand||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Supporting enablers: IT, UX, Payments||Yes||Yes|
How to manage a platform across its life stages?
|Designing the business model||Yes||Yes|
|Igniting a platform business||Yes||Yes|
|Scaling up a platform||Yes||Yes|
|Defending a platform position at maturity||Yes||Yes|
What does it mean for you?
|Implications in terms of strategy formulation||Yes||Yes|
|Implications in terms of value proposition||Yes|
|High level platform impact on key industry stakeholders||Yes|
|Interactive session to craft your Platform Strategy||Yes|
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