A trio of experts on high-tech business strategy and innovation reveal the principles that have made platform businesses the most valuable firms in the world and the first trillion-dollar companies.Managers and entrepreneurs in the digital era must learn to live in two worlds—the conventional economy and the platform economy. Platforms that operate for business purposes usually exist at the level of an industry or ecosystem, bringing… More »
Author Bio and Details
Michael A. Cusumano is the SMR Distinguished Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He has been a dean and vice president at Tokyo University of Science and has published over 130 articles and 13 books, including Competing on Internet Time and Strategy Rules(both with David Yoffie), Platform Leadership(with Annabelle Gawer), as well as Microsoft Secrets(with Richard Selby), The Business of Software, and Staying Power. He lives in Groton and Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Books by Michael A. Cusumano
The authors of the bestselling Competing on Internet Time(a Business Week top 10 book) analyze the strategies, principles, and skills of three of the most successful and influential figures in business—Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs—offering lessons for all managers and entrepreneurs on leadership, strategy and execution.In less than a decade, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Andy Grove founded three companies that would define… More »