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The core structure of this manual hails from the design approach described in the Platform Scale book. The KeyStone Advantage inspired the introduction of the Keystone role. The Transaction and Innovation Engines take after the platform types described by The Business of Platforms book.
Working with Platform Design Toolkit for several years built up to invaluable lessons of what works in platform design and what less so. This manual retains the toolkit's overall structure, while completely reimagining the design artefacts.
Franklin de Bekker guided the Ecosystem Role Portrait to its current human-centered form. Robin Bonke designed the Platform Experience Map and its associated game mechanics.