Chapter 9 E-nabling: how to enable co-creation
Restricted access

In the Enabling step it is time to make the dream come true! In order to realize the dream, the diverse stakeholders must be able to interact with one another and have the opportunity to co-create. Platforms, whether live or virtual, facilitate and enable this interaction. They define the general rules of engagement and make data available to the stakeholders. Imagineering calls for this all to be done in a very practical way so as to enable value creation by inspiring collective creativity. You will find definitions and criteria in this chapter that are illustrated with examples. In addition, the concept of co-creation is explained. The building blocks are introduced by looking at the why and the what of the platform. We explain how to build an inspiring platform for a complex system. The chapter ends with a reminder that designing a platform is a never-ending story of curiosity, flexibility, experimentation and reflection.

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

Access options

Get access to the full article by using one of the access options below.

Other access options

Redeem Token

Institutional Login

Log in with Open Athens, Shibboleth, or your institutional credentials

Login via Institutional Access

Personal login

Log in with your Elgar Online account

Login with you Elgar account