Articles by Nicholas L. Johnson

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Platform Regulation

A Better Way to Draft Platform Regulation

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Platform Innovation

In 2019, The Streaming Wars Get Real

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Platform Regulation

In Hiding Its Latest Data Breach, Google Makes Need for Platform Regulation Clear

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Platform Innovation

Infographic: The Platforms Disrupting Finance

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Network Effects

Applico in the Financial Times: Megamergers are not a silver bullet for success

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Platform Innovation

Infographic: The Traditional Businesses Acquiring Platform Innovation

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Platform Innovation

Do Traditional Media Companies Really Want to Be Netflix?

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Platform Innovation

Twitter’s Comeback Shows the Path for Traditional Media Companies

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Platform Innovation

The Case Against Facebook’s Acquisitions

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Platform Innovation

McDonald’s and the Price of Not Owning Delivery

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Applico in the Press

Applico In the News: Amazon Business Vs. Industrial Distributors (Video)

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Platform Innovation

What Happened to CurrentC?: When Platform Innovation Fails

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Platform Regulation

How to Regulate Facebook

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Platform Innovation

Netflix’s Defensibility Problem: Why Not All “Tech” Companies Are the Same

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Platform Innovation

Survey: Tariffs, Oversupply and Marketplaces in Metal Distribution

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Platform Innovation

Can Media Giants Survive the Decline of TV?

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Network Effects

What are Network Effects?

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Platform Innovation

Amazon’s Long-Awaited Health Care Platform

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Platform Innovation

Applico’s Top 10 Posts of 2017

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Platform Innovation

Snapchat Gets It Right a Year Too Late

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Platform Innovation

Fake News Exposes Difficult Problem for Facebook and Twitter

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Platform Innovation

How to Survive the Retail Apocalypse

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B2B Distribution

Infographic: B2B Marketplaces and the Disruption of B2B Distribution

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Platform Innovation

Is Whole Foods Just the Beginning of Amazon’s “Branch” Buying Spree?

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Platform Innovation

Without Digital Transformation, Hotels’ Lobbying is Shortsighted

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Platform Innovation

Facebook’s New AR Platform Makes Clear Why It’s Anything But a Snapchat Clone

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Platform Innovation

Grainger (GWW) Missed Earnings – Good for Amazon Business, Bad for B2B Distributors

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Platform Innovation

Why Amazon Business Will Attack Food Service Distribution

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B2B Distribution

Amazon Business: Understanding the Threat to B2B Distributors

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Platform Innovation

Platform vs. Linear: Business Models 101

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Platform Innovation

Why Too Many Platforms Are Fooled by the Value of Trolls

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Platform Innovation

Electrical Distributors a Prime Target for Amazon Business

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Platform Innovation

Snapchat S-1 Deep Dive: Numbers Show Bumpy Road May Be Ahead

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Platform Innovation

The Race for the Next Big Development Platform Is On – And Amazon Is Winning

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Platform Innovation

Applico CEO Alex Moazed Speaks at Richard Branson’s VIEWS Conference

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Platform Innovation

LinkedIn Gets a Facelift

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Platform Innovation

Remember Peach? Why Going Viral Doesn’t Guarantee Success

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Platform Innovation

Instagram Catches Up to Snapchat

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Platform Innovation

7 Platform Predictions for 2017

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Platform Innovation

Tesla’s 1.3 Billion Mile Advantage

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Platform Innovation

Why B2B Distributors Could Be 7 Years from Bankruptcy

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Platform Innovation

Amazon: The Uber of Trucking?

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Platform Innovation

Snapchat’s Billion Dollar Dilemma

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Platform Innovation

The Core Transaction: How Platforms Facilitate Exchange

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Platform Innovation

Why Metals Distribution is Ripe for Platform Innovation

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Platform Innovation

CNN Acquires Beme to Work with YouTube Star – But It Still Lacks Platform Innovation

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Platform Innovation

The next wave of billion dollar platforms won’t be startups

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Platform Innovation

Why Tinder and India Swiped Right on Each Other

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Platform Innovation

Why Clayton Christensen Is Wrong About Uber And Disruptive Innovation

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Platform Innovation

Beyond Uber: How the Platform Business Model Connects the World

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Platform Innovation

The Zero Marginal Cost Company

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Platform Innovation

Understanding Commoditized vs. Uncommoditized Exchange Platforms

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Platform Innovation

Google Antitrust Lawsuit Shows Company Took a Page out of Microsoft’s Book

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Applico in the Press

Applico Profile: Thomas Karam, Director of Android Engineering

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Platform Innovation

5 People Fighting for the Future of the Sharing Economy

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Platform Innovation

Apple Pay’s Struggles Show Why It’s So Difficult to Build a Payments Platform

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Product Engineering

Wearables Need to Get Cheaper and More Useful – Report

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Platform Innovation

Founding Father of Platform Economics Wins Nobel Prize

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Product Engineering

Applico White Paper: What You Need to Know about iOS8

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Platform Innovation

Applico CEO Alex Moazed Talks Platforms on Bloomberg Television

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Platform Innovation

How Twitch Can Compete with Broadcast TV

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Platform Innovation

Platform Innovation Weekly Round Up – August 3

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Platform Innovation

Applico at the 2014 MIT Platform Strategy Summit

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Platform Innovation

Platform Innovation™ Weekly Round Up – July 18

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Applico in the Press

#IgniteApplico Takes Over the Applico Rooftop

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Platform Innovation

Platform Innovation™ Weekly Round Up – June 27

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Platform Innovation

Platform Innovation™ Weekly Roundup – June 20

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Applico in the Press

Applico Ranked #1 Android App Development Service for June 2014

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Platform Innovation

What Makes Platforms Different from Traditional Businesses?

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Platform Innovation

Platform Innovation™ Weekly Round Up – June 13

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Platform Innovation

Do You Have to be a Tech Company to Build a Platform?

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Platform Innovation

Interview: Sangeet Paul Choudary on How to Build a Successful Platform

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Platform Innovation

Platform Innovation™ Weekly Round Up – June 6

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Platform Innovation

Interview: Sangeet Paul Choudary on the Rise of Platforms

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Platform Innovation

Platform Innovation™ Weekly Round Up – May 30

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Platform Innovation

Platform Innovation™ Weekly Round Up – May 23

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Platform Innovation

Platform Innovation™ Weekly Round Up – May 16th

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Platform Innovation

Platform Innovation™ Weekly Round Up

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Platform Innovation

How Do Platforms Create Value?

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Platform Innovation

Platform or Perish: An Introduction to Platform Economics

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Product Engineering

Applico Email Whitelist

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