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Maverick: How Blockchain Undermines the Value Proposition of Platform Businesses
ON-DEMAND VIDEO FROM GARTNER SYMPOSIUM/ITEXPO 2017
- How blockchain threatens platform businesses
- Other forces that support blockchain’s decentralization of platform businesses
- How this transformation will occur
Imagine enjoying all the benefits of ecommerce without an Amazon, or fully engaging socially online without a Facebook. Decentralization capabilities of blockchain technologies offer both new capabilities to trust and transact, without having to give away your privacy and identity. Platform businesses are the initial targets, but decentralization will usher in dramatic changes in our economic architecture and interaction models. This maverick presentation demonstrates how blockchain undermines platform businesses and how the business landscape will evolve through decentralization.