Managing Director & Senior Partner, BCG Henderson Institute Fellow
But too often data remains stuck. While many companies are well underway on their digital journeys, organizations have yet to realize their data’s full potential, which can only come from their participation in the data economy. The data economy is increasingly based on data sharing in intercompany ecosystems, and growing it will require building new capabilities, harnessing emerging technologies for enablement, and defining new organizational and governance models to support greater collaboration. In this series of articles, we explore different aspects of unleashing the data economy. Topics include understanding what the data economy is and examining its value, the challenges of data sharing, and how firms can navigate the changing landscape of opportunity.
About the Podcast Series
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How Data Sharing Creates Societal Value
In this episode, we hear from Erin Simon, Head of Plastic Waste and Business at the WWF, on the organization's efforts to jump-start the journey toward a more circular supply chain.
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How Data Sharing Changes Business Strategy
Platforms and ecosystems perform the fundamental function of connecting companies, sharing data, and enabling innovation. In this episode, we explore the role of data in platform competition with Professor Michael Cusumano of the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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How Data Sharing Creates Value for Customers
Customer-generated data may be the key to enhancing the customer experience. In this episode, we hear from Sherry Sanger, chief marketing officer of Penske Transportation Solutions, to learn about the company’s success in accessing connected truck data to create a valuable service.
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These features of data sharing are essential to achieve the true potential of the data economy.
Click on the data uses or data entities in the graphic below to explore a network of data sharing.
What is the path to a world of increased data sharing?
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