Platform is a term used in product management to refer to a technology or system that enables the development and delivery of products or services. It is a foundation upon which other products or services can be built and delivered. Platforms can be physical or digital, and they can be owned by a single company or shared by multiple companies.
There are several types of platforms, including:
Platforms offer several benefits to product managers, including:
While platforms offer many benefits, there are also some challenges that product managers need to be aware of, including:
Platforms are an essential part of product management, providing a foundation upon which products and services can be built and delivered. While platforms offer many benefits, they also come with challenges that product managers need to be aware of. By understanding the different types of platforms and their benefits and challenges, product managers can make informed decisions about which platforms to use and how to best leverage them to achieve their goals.