Governing Third-Party Development through Platform boundary Resources

  title={Governing Third-Party Development through Platform boundary Resources},
  author={Ahmad Ghazawneh and Ola Henfridsson},
Third-party development is increasingly relevant for software platform owners seeking to generate complementary assets in the form of applications. The governance of such development involves two seemingly conflicting goals: the maintenance of platform control and the transfer of design capability to users. A key element in simultaneously accommodating these goals is platform boundary resources. However, so far, there is a dearth of theoretical accounts of the role of boundary resources and the… CONTINUE READING
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