This week’s podcast is about Snowflake and Confluent. But the main topic is how to think about coordination, collaboration and standardization (CCS) platform business models. And the 4 types of these platforms.
You can listen to this podcast here or at iTunes and Google Podcasts.
Here is my new book:
- Moats and Marathons (Part 1): How to Build and Measure Competitive Advantage in Digital Businesses Kindle Edition
I’ve now started breaking this into 4 sub-types of CCS platforms. They are:
- Communication. Zoom, Slack, etc.
- Data Intelligence. Snowflake and Confluent.
- Team Projects. Manual and complicated projects like architecture, media creation, software development.
- Operational Automation.
My explanation for Snowflake’s core platform.
- Part 2: Snowflake is Building 3 Complementary Platforms with 4 Network Effects (Pt 2 of 3) (Asia Tech Strategy – Daily Lesson / Update)
- What Ant Financial Tells Us About the Future of Square. Plus, Why The External View Is So Hard in Digital. (Jeff’s Asia Tech Class – Podcast 61)
From the Concept Library, concepts for this article are:
- Hierarchies of Control
- Coordination, Collaboration and Standardization (CCS) Platforms
- Enterprise B2B
From the Company Library, companies for this article are:
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