Today, Platforms revolutionise the world: operating as hubs, platforms “organise” interactions, skills & resources outside the traditional organisation boundaries and shape markets.
The Platform Innovation Kit is based on the latest research and best practices from successful platform businesses around the world. The 5 canvases of our Kit help startups and corporates:
It gives you an all-in-one package and the guarantee to consider all key aspects of platform design like like match making, pricing, user experience and a strong growth path to leverage network effects to quickly gain advantage over your competitors.
We designed the tool under the Creative Commons license, so that you can download and use it for free.
The Platform Business Model Canvas is a perfect tool to design platform business models.
What we see today is the rise of the platform economy – a shift from linear value chains to value creation networks.
Companies have to move away from the thinking of „my“ product or „my“ service. In a platform world you become the orchestrator of multiple parties. Your job is no longer to develop new products, your job is to facilitate the transaction between the participants.
The standard business model canvas is a perfect tool for linear businesses – we love it too. But using it to design multisided businesses can end up in a mess. That‘s where the PIK will help. Exclusively designed for platforms where you have to manage multiple value propositions.
The PEC helps you to scan the environment of your business – key trends, market opportunities, industry forces like your competition and macroeconic forces.
The PIC helps teams to create a portfolio of new platform ideas quickly, evaluate and focus on the most promising ones early.
The PBM defines the core value proposition of the platform and describes the benefit for each stakeholder / peer in the ecosystem. It is essential to understand if the platform will attract users or not. It is the perfect tool to start to design a new platform business concept or to analyze / check existing ones.
In a world of digitalization platforms becoming the new standard for business models. We upgraded to original Business Model Canvas to the platform world. Using the PBMC allows you to upgrade your business and discover hyper scaling growth opportunities.
The PSC defines the core services of your platform and they will help to match, transact and engage your consumers, producers and partners.
The PSC is building the bridge between the Platform business model and implementation. It defines your position (vision, mission), your strategies and your influencers (critical success factors).
Explore the motivation to join of each platform stakeholder to further improve your services and value proposition.
Design the core IT architecture of the platform to understand the interaction between the different layers and tools.
Want to create a business case? This canvas helps you to understand the different revenue flows and costs.
Download the User-Guide + the Canvases for free and start building the future today.Canvases are high-resolution and optimized for A0 printing.