Products Are Now Platforms
WEBB J., Products Are Now Platforms, O'Reilly Radar, 13.01.2015
|Abstract||With remote connectivity and remote updates, companies are able to iterate and add value to products customers already own.|
|Topics||Business Model, Security, Operational Security, Technology|
With the IoT, the value of Things can increase after their purchase, thanks to remote access by either/any of the members of the value chain: it's in that sense that we can talk about "Products-as-a-Platform": they are marketed and then they can be upgraded, updated, enhanced, modified through the Internet.
Remember that the IoT Expert Group about Privacy said that a problem with Things is that they can be digitally enhanced and upgraded, so they can potentially change in functions and acquire disruptive potentiality that could lead to serious repercussions.