The (Continued) Rise of the Platform..

The below article does a great job summarizing one of the more / most disruptive and game-changing Рand (fill in other cliche phrases) Рshifts in the business landscape.  Regardless of the industry or vertical market or deal size or go to market strategy you employ, the rise of the platform is changing the way businesses operate and the way entrepreneurs get really really wealthy. What kind of platform can you create in your area of expertise?  Why not?