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Five Business Ecosystem Strategies Drive Digital Innovation

Published: 12 January 2016

ID: G00291298

Analyst(s): Marcus Blosch , Betsy Burton


Digital business drives increasing interconnections linking people, devices and organizations in the "business ecosystem." To create innovative products, services — even business model organizations — must reach out into the business ecosystem.

Table Of Contents


  • Business Ecosystems on the Rise
  • Five Business Ecosystem Strategies
    • Platform Ecosystems
    • Innovation Ecosystems
    • Interest ecosystems
    • Commercial Ecosystems
    • Device Ecosystems
  • Implications for Architects and CIOs

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