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 […]
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.
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, […]