We learned that the platform business model is disrupting and dramatically changing the when many companies conduct business. Uber and companies like it represent a broad digital transformation sweeping through many sectors of the economy. These new digital firms are not focused on product or service innovation, but rather have used an innovative business model (advanced information systems!) to change the competitive dynamics in the industries they enter. See: http://marker.to/v9nYaP
These companies have encouraged society to rethink how people live and change the rules that govern economic activity. How do think new business models can change society and the economy? Give examples, use quotes from the link to support your points.