Welcome to the Platform Innovation Kit user guide. This manuel will help you to get quickly comfortable with our proven methodology and our toolset. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Support Team if you have any further questions.
The Platform Value Network defines the value network of stakeholders of your platform. It helps to validate the value proposition and answering the question if it provides enough benefit for each stakeholder segment to join and interact with the platform.
The Monetization Canvas defines a solid business case for your platform business by looking in detail to your revenue streams and your cost structure. It also helps you to test multiple monetization strategies.
The Ecosystem Forces Scan Canvas helps you to discover and analyze important trends impacting your business, sector or broader ecosystems. Includes key technology trends, market trends, industry forces and macroeconomic forces.
The Platform Evolution Canvas is a strategy tool and helps you to define the phases of balanced growth of your customer segments (producers & consumers). It helps to visualize how you solve chicken-egg problem but also critical mass.
To support ideation of a portfolio of platform opportunities, the Platform Oppportunity Canvas facilitates to capture your ideas quickly. It is a stripped-down version of the platform business model canvas.
The Longtail Discovery Canvas is a matrix to match your platform offerings to the different stakeholders / users of your platforms. Helps you to better understand the diversity of the segments and the markets (long tail vs. niche).
The Team-Canvas helps you to identify the right competencies for your platform venture. There are 3 major areas you should cover: a) Engagement & Experience design, b) Data & Technology, c) Ecosystem & strategy.
The Network Effects Stimulation Canvas helps you to discover same-side and cross-side network effects, their importance / relevance for your platform and how you can stimulate them. An essential source for exponential growth.
The Platform Services Canvas helps you to define appropriate services you as the platform owner have to provide to facilitate onboarding, match making, transaction and engagement between the stakeholders.
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