“The cost of a copy of a digital asset is (nearly) zero. This is very different from the traditional economics around goods and services, where more assets directly resulted in higher costs. It is this foundation which has given way to an asset-light model of digital platforms… At the core, digital platforms are a space where different actors connect and derive benefits from others participating in the platform.”
An overview of the Digital Platform business model through 5 areas critical for designing and operating a successful platfom. An example of automotive industry provided.
The article: 5 steps towards becoming a digital platform business0