Today’s best technology-driven companies (think Netflix or Uber) are using transitional business platforms to learn and react quickly, even if it can potentially threaten the company’s traditional core.

In the Harvard Business Review article, Does Your Business Model Look to the Future or Just Defend the Present?, Robert C. Wolcott provides four characteristics distinguishing transitional business platforms and how they allow a company  to ‘get in the game’ for driving change in the future.