Application Platforms: These are business application driven platforms that have adapted to support some of business and technical needs of the new digital world.
Process Platforms: These are process and application composition platforms that support agile process applications with significant operational visibility.
Analytic Platforms: These are algorithm or cognitive driven to support decision or knowledge work.
Integration Platforms: These are platforms that bring data, system and event islands together for application, analytic and process platforms to further leverage to sense, decide and act.
Internet of Things Platforms: These platforms support machine to machine communications as well as machine to system communications. They emit events for the integration platforms
Ready or not, the decision for your digital architecture and vendors will be coming up soon, if you haven't had to face creating a digital business platform yet. Start with a logical architecture and drill down to build a feature list when the time comes.
What is Digital?: http://jimsinur.blogspot.com/2015/10/what-is-digital-business.html
Platform Advantages: http://jimsinur.blogspot.com/2015/06/digital-business-platform-what.html
Intelligent Processes: http://jimsinur.blogspot.com/2015/10/intelligent-process-management-in-your.html
Analytic Economy: http://jimsinur.blogspot.com/2015/10/algorithmic-economy-is-great-start.html
Digital is Bimodal: http://jimsinur.blogspot.com/2015/10/bimodal-it-supports-bimodal-business-in.html