The Changing Face of eCommerce and the Future of Work in a Marketplace Driven Economy

Diana Lakatos | January 24, 2020

The Changing Face of eCommerce and the Future of Work in a Marketplace Driven Economy

Whitelance invited our founder and CEO, Adam Broadway, to their Whitelance Marketplace Interviews series for a conversation about the future of eCommerce, where we shared some insights about communities and marketplaces, and presented a demo of the diverse business models and marketplace implementations on platformOS.

Check out the video of the conversation below and read the article on the Whitelance blog.




Topics discussed:

  • The history of Near Me and platformOS, where it all started, where we’re heading now.
  • The architecture of marketplaces
  • The difference between communities of interest and communities of practice
  • The 4 P’s of marketplaces: People, Products, Places, Projects
  • The role of APIs
  • Scaling your marketplace from startup to enterprise
  • Site speed and Google AMP Pages
  • Our predictive analytics engine
  • Our partners, like SiteGlide
  • Pricing
  • Future plans

Site demos:

  • Marketplace demos:
    • Intel DevMesh
    • Hallmark Keepsake Community
    • UiPath Go! And UiPath Connect!
    • The Volte
    • wedo
    • DesksNear.Me
  • platformOS demo
  • Siteglide demo