JP Rangaswami writes:
think every enterprise is now required to be a platform. Open. Multisided. I think that we are watching this happen in front of our very eyes, and that it has significant implications for the 21st century firm. Each firm a marketplace where competitors can roam freely, converse with your customers, consort with your staff, connive with your partners and supply chain.
Thats when were going to find out what were made of. Which relationships have been built on solid ground and not on sand. Which relationships will sustain through business cycle downturns. Relationships involving customers, partners, staff and competitors.