Craigslist: The remarkable but potentially obsolete success story of the “ultimate platform”

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Craigslist, the largest classified advertisement platform in the world, has enjoyed over two decades of largely free offerings connecting "providers" and "seekers" of services and products. Craigslist has long resisted innovation and change to stay true to its simple and free offering, yet as new entrants build competitive value propositions, such mindset and strategy will not only hamper its growth but threaten its very existence.

Using Data to Monetize Mother Nature

Weather influences 1/3 of the world’s GDP on a daily basis. With such value at stake, The Weather Company is using big data to help companies worldwide optimize marketing, supply chain, and core business operations to capture the value that weather leaves up for grabs.