Read Article 4: The Problem with Legacy Ecosystems by Wessel, Levie, and Siegel. HBR Nov 2016.
This weeks article examines why so many well-resourced, historically strong companies fail to keep pace with digital-native challengers. The authors suggest that these companys failure may be in part because it is hard to walk away from their current business model that has been successful for many years. But another possible reason could be that new disrupters also have access to better data and thus know more about their customers.
After reading the article assigned for this week. Please comment and discuss how these old companies can build effective new business models that take advantage of digital technology in order to stay competitive.