Research focus

Our research addresses relevant and important questions for organizations, individuals, industry, and society, such as:

  • How do large platform companies, e.g., Apple, Microsoft, or SAP, successfully design and manage digital platforms? 
  • How can start-ups or SMEs succeed in this context? 
  • What does it mean if traditional sectors, such as manufacturing, health care, or education, are “platformized”? 
  • What is the implication of emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence or blockchain, on existing platforms?
  • How can organization successfully develop and apply software platforms?
  • How should digital platforms be regulated?