Platform Concepts

  • Peter Buxmann
  • Heiner Diefenbach
  • Thomas Hess


The rise of platform concepts can be observed in numerous industries. The automotive industry was already hailing product platforms as a recipe for success back in the 1990s.


Product Platform Domain Engineering Software Industry Platform Operator Soft Power 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chair of Information Systems/WirtschaftsinformatikTU DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.TDS AGNeckarsulmGermany
  3. 3.Institute for Information Systems and New MediaMunichGermany

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