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How Incumbent Firms Navigate Nascent Digital Platform Ecosystems in the Internet of Things:

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How Incumbent Firms Navigate Nascent Digital Platform Ecosystems in the Internet of Things: (Volume 107) (English shop)

A Contextualized Perspective on Value Co-Creation in Platform Ecosystems

Daniel Hodapp (Author)

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ISBN-13 (Hard Copy) 9783736973626
ISBN-13 (eBook) 9783736963627
Language English
Page Number 240
Lamination of Cover glossy
Edition 1
Book Series Göttinger Wirtschaftsinformatik
Volume 107
Publication Place Göttingen
Place of Dissertation Göttingen
Publication Date 2021-02-17
General Categorization Dissertation
Departments Statistics and operations research, business mathematics
Keywords Internet, Internet of Things, IoT, Platforms, IoT Platforms, Digital Platform Ecosystems, Digital Platforms, Nascent Platform Ecosystems, Nascent Platforms, Multi-Sided Platform, Incumbent Organizations, Established Firms, Platform Firms, Digital Transformation, Platformization, Value Creation, Value Co-Creation, Cyber-Physical Value Creation, Network Effects, Network Externalities, Innovation, Cyber-Physical Innovation, Platform Competition, Maturity Stages, Platform Maturity Stages, Platform Lifecycle, Platform Evolution, Platform Sponsor, Platform Owner, Platform Context, Contextualized Platform Research, Digital Ecosystems, Digital Business Ecosystems, Interoperability, Fragmentation, Information Systems, Information System Research, Platform Building, Ecosystem Cultivation, Platform Economy, Internet, Internet der Dinge, IoT, Plattformen, IoT Plattformen, Digitale Plattform-Ökosysteme, Digitale Plattformen, Aufstrebende Plattform Ökosysteme, Aufstrebende Plattformen, Mehrseitige Plattform, Etablierte Organisationen, Etablierte Unternehmen, Plattform-Unternehmen, Digitale Transformation, Plattformisierung, Wertschöpfung, Wertschöpfungskooperation, Cyber-Physische Wertschöpfung, Netzwerkeffekte, Netzwerkexternalitäten, Innovation, Cyber-Physische Innovation, Plattform Wettbewerb, Reifegrade, Plattform Reifegrade, Plattform Lebenszyklus, Plattform Evolution, Plattform Sponsor, Plattform Eigentümer, Plattform Kontext, kontextualisierte Plattform Forschung, digitale Ökosysteme, digitale Business Ökosysteme, Interoperabilität, Fragmentierung, Informationssysteme, Informationssystem-Forschung, Plattformbildung, Ökosystem Kultivierung, Plattform-Ökonomie
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This thesis is focusing on three little-explored contextual conditions that are important for a better understanding of digital platform ecosystems: digital platforms in a nascent stage of maturity, digital platforms built by incumbents, and digital platforms embedded in the IoT phenomenon. Thus, the thesis contributes to the question of how established companies navigating nascent digital platform ecosystems in the IoT. The work builds and contributes to the literature on digital platform ecosystems. Three main contributions are made through explorative qualitative research in the form of Delphi and case studies as well as through systematic literature research on the above-mentioned themes: First, the thesis synthesizes important knowledge about the nascent stage of digital platform ecosystems and identifies value co-creation challenges specific to this early maturity stage. Second, given the increasing importance of established companies in the platform discourse, this thesis identifies the intra- and inter-organizational challenges that incumbent organizations face in building digital platform ecosystems, emphasizing the importance of the organizational type in building a platform ecosystem. Third, the dissertation positions platforms in the IoT as a new digital platform instantiation within the scholarly platform discourse and outlines important phoneme-related characteristics that determine value creation.