Managing Emerging Business Ecosystems - A Knowledge Management Viewpoint

Elina Annanperä, Kari Liukkunen, Jouni Markkula
2016 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
Technology-based services are increasingly being developed in business ecosystems. Business ecosystems benefit companies by enabling shared goals and resources through collaboration, but a successful business ecosystem also requires internal management of knowledge. Strategic funding is currently being offered for the formation of new business ecosystems in the ICT industry to develop new digital business. We followed two such emerging business ecosystems developing new technology-based
more » ... in the health and well-being domain that were funded by research programs in Finland. Applying a knowledge conversion model to the analysis of activities aimed at facilitating the formation of business ecosystems, new directions for emerging ecosystems management research are explored. We present the knowledge capture, sharing, and creation practices and activities used in these two cases. By analyzing the knowledge conversion perspective, we add to the understanding of formation of emerging business ecosystems as well as possibilities for improving it.
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