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For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Four Steps For Building A Platform Business

Business Software Architecture, Craft, And Collaboration Are The Keys

August 16, 2018

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Software is critical to the platform business models digital-first execs across industries from accounting to transportation are pursuing. Beyond delivering the immediate customer value these leaders envision, application development and delivery (AD&D) pros can also deliver a platform business need that execs are likely to miss: Software architecture determines how well a platform business can adapt to the inevitable twists, turns, and surprises it will face. This report outlines four steps for building a platform business with an architecture to enable disruptive change.

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Table of Contents

  • Build A Platform Business On Business Capabilities, Not Technology
  • To Build A Platform Business, Take Four Steps
  • Recommendations

  • Use Forrester's Vision To Evolve; Don't Make A Five-Year Plan
  • Supplemental Material
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