A Study on Comparative Analysis for Competitiveness of Success Factors of the Platform Business

플랫폼비즈니스 성공요소의 경쟁력 비교 분석에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2016.01.24
  • Accepted : 2016.03.20
  • Published : 2016.03.28


The importance of platform businesses in the global market is growing, but in Korea, platform businesses with a global competitive edge are rare. This study compared the competitiveness of the local and international platform businesses by analyzing the six success factors of platform businesses. It surveyed 104 professionals in ICT regarding the competitiveness of SNS services (Kakao Talk, Facebook), mobile payment systems (Samsung Pay, Apply Pay), digital content (Naver, YouTube), online shopping (G Market, Amazon) and education (K-MOOC, MOOC). In sum, the local platform business sector, compared to its U.S. counterpart, is lagging behind in creativity, value creation, cost reduction, networking effects and the ability to build, change and develop new ecosystems.


Platform business;Global Competitiveness;Success Factor;Online Network


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