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Invisible Engines: How Software Platforms Drive Innovation and Transform Industries

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Invisible Engines: How Software Platforms Drive Innovation and Transform Industries
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Publisher: The MIT Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0262550687
ISBN-13: 9780262550680
Number of pages: 409

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Software platforms are the invisible engines that have created, touched, or transformed nearly every major industry for the past quarter century. This book examines the business dynamics and strategies used by firms that recognize the transformative power unleashed by this new revolution - a revolution that will change both new and old industries.

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