Visualizing the Digital Platform Ecosystem

The rise of digital platforms is transforming entire industries and economies. Using a unique integrated dataset, we quantify, compare, and visualize the structure of the digital platform ecosystem. We discuss theoretical and managerial implications of our results.

Rahul C. Basole is a Visiting Scholar at mediaX at Stanford University. He is an Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing and the Director of the Tennenbaum Institute at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Basole is also a Fellow of the Batten Institute at the Darden School of Business and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Enterprise Transformation. Rahul’s research and teaching focuses on computational enterprise science, information visualization, and strategic decision support to understand and manage technology and innovation in complex enterprise systems. He has published in leading computing, engineering, and management journals outlets, and his work has been recognized by the media, including the New York Times, Fortune Magazine,, and CNBC. He holds a PhD in industrial and systems engineering from Georgia Tech.