Table of Contents

Executive Snapshot

Figure: Executive Snapshot: The Future of Industry Ecosystems

Situation Overview

Why Industries Need Industry Ecosystems

Building Relationships Within and Across Industries

Figure: Cross-Industry Collaboration and Innovation

The Future of Industry Ecosystems: Built on the Platform and Sharing Economy

Shared Data and Insights

Shared Applications

Shared Operations and Expertise

Industry Clouds — An Essential Part of Industry Ecosystems

Industry Ecosystems: Powered by Physical/Digital, Capital, and Trust

Physical and Digital Products and Services — Working in Harmony

Capital — Human, Asset, and Financial

The Critical Importance of Establishing Trust in Industry Ecosystems

Advice for the Technology Buyer

Exploring Industry Ecosystems

Transitioning to an Industry Ecosystem

Improving Your Industry Ecosystem

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Related Research


Defining Ecosystems



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