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Aug. 31
    Sept. 1 - Onsite
Member US$ 85     US$ 115
Non-Member US$ 105     US$ 135

Platforms, Ecosystems and Partnerships in the Digital Age

Hosted at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France

Friday, September 21, 2018


Platforms, ecosystems and partnerships have long been central topics in strategy. However as digital drives convergence between industries, technologies, and activities, their role in firm strategy has become both more central and taken on new dimensions. Platforms, long described by academic literature, have become more prevalent and more urgent, while our understanding of platform competition has continued to evolve. Similarly, ecosystems have come into the limelight of academic interest but the many forms of ecosystem competition and how firms are adopting them is just beginning to be studied. Likewise, the nature of partnership has begun to evolve as firms seek to co-create with new types of partners. The purpose of this extension, hosted by INSEAD, is to explore the boundary of platforms, ecosystems, and partnerships by outlining the state of our current understanding and then interacting with practice to uncover the most pressing issues to understand today. Panels will engage experts to discuss the latest insights, particularly as they relate to the digital transformation of companies and the economy.

This will be a full day workshop on Friday, so we recommend attendees plan to arrive in Fontainebleau on Thursday night.

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We are pleased to be hosting this extension at INSEAD.

Boulevard de Constance
77300 Fontainebleau



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