Knowledge boundaries in enterprise software platform development: Antecedents and consequences for platform governance

Jens Förderer, Thomas Kude, Sebastian Walter Schuetz, and Armin Heinzl (2017) - Information Systems Journal 2018; 1–26 Abstract The widespread uptake of platform strategies turns many vendors of enterprise software into curators of an ecosystem of firms that collaboratively develop and commercialize a shared technology. As a platform owner's effectiveness…

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The Platform Owner’s Challenge to Capture Value – Insights from a Business-to-Business IT Platform

Maximilian Schreieck, Manuel Wiesche, and Helmut Krcmar (2017) - Thirty Eighth International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Abstract IS research has acknowledged the increasing importance of IT platforms. While substantial insights on value co-creation between the platform owner and complementors have been established, the platform owner’s challenge to capture value…

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RELATIONAL THIRD PARTY GOVERNANCE: EVIDENCE FROM APPLE’S WORLD WIDE DEVELOPER CONFERENCE

Jens Förderer (2017) - Platform Strategy Research Symposium 2017, Boston, MA Abstract Platform strategies require the careful design of instruments for governing third parties. We study the effects of a widespread and costly, yet unexplored instrument that potentially enhances the outputs of third parties: developer conferences. We exploit a randomized…

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Governing Platforms in the Internet of Things

Maximilian Schreieck, Christoph Hakes, Manuel Wiesche, and Helmut Krcmar (2017) - International Conference of Software Business (pp. 32-46) Abstract The ambivalent paradigm Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining importance in today’s industries. To manage the various devices built on different technologies and to apply complex event-triggered business rules to the…

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Digital Transformation in the Automotive Industry: Towards a Generic Value Network

Tobias Riasanow, Gabriela Galic, and Markus Böhm (2017) - European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Vol. 25 Abstract The emergence of digital innovations is accelerating and intervening existing business models by delivering opportunities for new services. Drawing on the automotive industry, leading trends like self-driving cars, connectivity and car sharing…

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Governing nonprofit platform ecosystems – an information platform for refugees

Maximilian Schreieck, Manuel Wiesche, and Helmut Krcmar (2017) - Information Technology for Development, 23(3), 618-643 Abstract The number of refugees arriving in Europe increased dramatically in 2015. Following arrival at the host country, refugees need access to information on various topics such as applying for asylum, medical care, educational offerings,…

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Governance of nonprofit platforms–Onboarding mechanisms for a refugee information platform

Maximilian Schreieck, Manuel Wiesche, Andreas Hein, and Helmut Krcmar (2016) - SIG GlobDev Ninth Annual Workshop, Dublin Abstract The number of refugees arriving in Europe has increased dramatically in 2015. While governments, initiatives, and volunteers have invested substantial effort into supporting refugees, an information deficit impedes the efficacy of this…

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A Concept for the Architecture of an Open Platform for Modular Mobility Services in the Smart City

Christoph Pflügler, Maximilian Schreieck, Gabriel Hernandez, Manuel Wiesche, and Helmut Krcmar (2016) - Transportation Research Procedia, Volume 19, Pages 199-206 Abstract It is difficult for developers of mobility solutions to gather accurate mobility data, such as the traffic flow or available parking spaces. This data is available in a smart…

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DOES PLATFORM OWNER’S ENTRY CROWD OUT INNOVATION? EVIDENCE FROM GOOGLE PHOTOS

Jens Förderer, Thomas Kude, Sunil Mithas, and Armin Heinzl (2016) - Information Systems Research 29; 2 Abstract We study how platform owners’ decision to enter complementary markets affects innovation in the ecosystem surrounding the platform. Despite heated debates on the behavior of platform owners toward complementors, relatively little is known…

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Multiple-case analysis on governance mechanisms of multi-sided platforms

Andreas Hein, Maximilian Schreieck, Manuel Wiesche, and Helmut Krcmar, (2016) - Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (pp. 9-11) By using multi-sided platforms (MSPs), internet-based companies such as Airbnb or Uber have been on the rise in the recent years, challenging long-established industries. Platform governance orchestrates the communication between involved parties and therefore plays…

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