Prep Time:
30 min
Time to run:
1-3 hours

Platform opportunity exploration template

Scan the ecosystem and transform the value chain

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The Platform Opportunity Exploration Guide and the related canvases provide a structured approach to scanning an ecosystem and assessing the platform opportunity in there. It will help you evaluate how you can leverage your assets, overcome existing moats, and design ways to transform the value chain with an aggregation strategy by applying recurring Platform Plays.

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Boundaryless helps global customers with Business Strategy and Organization Design for the age of Ecosystems

Boundaryless creates open-source frameworks for platform design and entrepreneurial organization development and also supports a global community of organizations, institutions, and individuals through workshops, training, and consulting services.

Among the frameworks that Boundaryless developed you can find the Platform Design Toolkit, that features guides and tools that you can use to explore opportunities for platform strategies, design experiences and achieve sustainable growth, and the 3EO Toolkit that helps you envision how you can structure your organization as a network of entrepreneurial units, that create and sustain an ecosystemic portfolio of products and services.

All the toolkits from Boundaryless are released in Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike International 4.0 License that allows you to use it freely even for commercial purposes, just requiring you attribution and using a similar license if you create derivative works.

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