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Co-creation and fine-tuning of boundary resources in small-scale platformization

Islind, Anna Sigridur, Lindroth, Tomas, Snis, Ulrika Lundh and Sørensen, Carsten (2016) Co-creation and fine-tuning of boundary resources in small-scale platformization. In: IFIP WG 8.6 Nordic Contributions in IS Research 7th Scandinavian Conference on Information Systems, SCIS 2016 and IFIP8.6 2016, 2016-08-07 - 2016-08-10.

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Abstract

Most research on platform innovation studies the phenomena from a distance due to lack of access. This paper reports from within an action research case of platform development in a small-scale context. The case is based on a regional business initiative with the goal to establish an arena for mobile commerce and stimulate local industry growth. It was conducted in collaboration between researchers and third-party developers. The article shows how the initial phases of platformization are characterized by socio-technical arrangements, co-creation of boundary resources and intimate knowledge communication. The paper contributes to platform research by acknowledging a small-scale context for platform research. It further develops distributed tuning of boundary resources into an intimate fine-tuning process that we illustrate is valid for a small-scale context.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Official URL: http://ifip2016.org/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Authors
Divisions: Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Sets: Departments > Management
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2017 11:24
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2019 01:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/80679

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