Without being too dramatic, I’d like to suggest that the “ecsosystematic lens” is an effective way to view the world. It’s the subject of a forthcoming book – co-authored with […]
The Ecosystem of Wicked Problems
It is not an accident that the world’s most urgent problems don’t get the attention they deserve. Because of their ecosystemic nature, they defy traditional problem-solving approaches. What’s even more […]
The Ecosystem Journey: Getting Closer to the Customer?
By Christian Sarkar and Philip Kotler The history of humankind’s evolution is one of collaboration and connectedness. Without language we would never have built cities. Without culture, we would have […]
Ecosystem Analysis: What Are We Looking For?
If we start by explaining ecosystems by using the “predator and prey” analogy in nature, we end up with a traditional hierarchy of actors, with status based on power and […]
The Ecosystem of Innovation
On the flip side of ecosystem strategy is the ecosystem of innovation. See: The Innovation Ecosystem: New Rules for the Future by Christian Sarkar and Philip Kotler.
Ecosystem Marketing – What is it?
See: Ecosystem Marketing: The Future of Competition by Christian Sarkar and Philip Kotler. Professor Kotler is acknowledged worldwide as the “father of modern marketing.” We hope you find the article useful.
Barriers to Ecosystem Collaboration
A few years ago, when I was working on the $300 House project, we had an interesting group of participants – ranging from academic institutions and large multi-nationals, to individuals and […]
Visualizing Flows: Mapping the Ecosystem
Online ecosystems are abstractions of real-world ecosystems. Most real-world ecosystems have a mirror reflection on the Internet – a digital twin. Your business sits in a digital neighborhood, surrounded by connecting sites that make up your online ecosystem. […]
Ecosystem Taxonomy: How to Classify Ecosystems
The word ecosystem is used in so many ways that getting a common definition is now almost impossible. The ecology of business can be considered to be the business ecosystem: companies, […]