De-facto Standards




09:00-09:20 Knut Blind (RSM / TU Berlin)
Welcome & introduction to the field of de-facto standards
09:20-10:00 Fernando Suarez (Boston University)
Dominant designs, entry timing (first-mover advantage) and new perspectives on industry evolution
10:00-10:20 Coffee
10:20-11:00 Marshall Van Alstyne (Boston University/MIT)
Platforms, two-sided network effects
11:00-11:30 Henk De Vries (RSM)
Compatibility standards, standardization through alliances and SDOs, factors influencing standards battles
11:30-11:45 Roundtable discussion