From Drifting Information Infrastructure to Architected Platform

A Path Constitution Perspective

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As digitalization accelerates, traditional companies are following the lead of digital natives and turning towards platform strategies to develop digital value propositions at fast pace. This paper reports on the digitalization journey of the LEGO Group to elaborate how brick- and-mortar companies can break away from a drifting information infrastructure and trigger its transformation into a digital platform. Conceptualizing information infrastructure evolution as a path- dependent process, the case study explores how mindful deviations by architects guide installed base cultivation through collective action and trigger the creation of a new ‘platformization’ path. Addition-ally, the findings portrait architecting as a process of socio-technical path constitution that is equally shaped by deliberate human interventions and emergent forces through path-dependencies.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Publikationsdato2018
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2018
BegivenhedThe Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2018: Improving Lives - Chicago, USA
Varighed: 10 aug. 201814 aug. 2018
Konferencens nummer: 78
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KonferenceThe Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2018
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LandUSA
ByChicago
Periode10/08/201814/08/2018
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Törmer, RL & Henningsson, S 2018, 'From Drifting Information Infrastructure to Architected Platform: A Path Constitution Perspective' Paper fremlagt ved The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2018, Chicago, USA, 10/08/2018 - 14/08/2018, . https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2018.17769abstract

From Drifting Information Infrastructure to Architected Platform : A Path Constitution Perspective. / Törmer, Robert Lorenz; Henningsson, Stefan.

2018. Afhandling præsenteret på The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2018, Chicago, USA.

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