Invisible Engines: How Software Platforms Drive Innovation and Transform Industries (MIT Press) by David S. Evans
English | Feb. 15, 2008 | ISBN: 0262550687 | 409 Pages | PDF | 4 MB
Software platforms are the invisible engines that have created, touched, or transformed nearly every major industry for the past quarter century. They power everything from mobile phones and automobile navigation systems to search engines and web portals. They have been the source of enormous value to consumers and helped some entrepreneurs build great fortunes.