4 THE NEW PLATFORM ECOSYSTEM FOR DIGITAL BUSINESS
Platform companies are emerging as important engines of innovation. They are increasingly at the cutting edge of rapid worldwide digital transformation.
Peter C. Evans, The Center for Global Enterprise1
In the previous chapter we explored how various emerging and disruptive technologies are coming together to serve as the foundational building blocks for disruptions in the form of new, digitally enabled business models, processes, products and services. We saw how organisations such as Uber, GOV.UK and the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team are leveraging these technologies to deliver digitally transformed business models and processes that enable world-leading performance and results. ...