business model innovation

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    Business Model Commitment and Experimentation

    November 18, 2015 | By: | In: Creative Leadership, Life Cycle Processes

    Successful business model innovations (BMI) can disrupt entire industries and change the rules of the game. While most companies actively look to bring new products and services to the market, business model innovations are usually left to start-ups that have yet to find their ideal value proposition, customers, or overall success formula —incumbents prefer business as usual. Understandably so: expanding products or service lines is easier than changing a firm’s entire strategy and logic.

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    The New Form of Startup Scaling

    October 12, 2015 | By: | In: Enabling Factors

    For most startups, the biggest question haunting them today is not money but scale. According to Forbes magazine, the number one cause of startup death is premature scaling (Furr 2011). So the question on every entrepreneurs’ lips is: How quickly and when to scale? But before you answers that, I’d like to ask you why no-one seems to be concerned with the even bigger question, what is scaling all about? And what is so different now that small groups of people can create billion dollar businesses on their own?

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    Design Thinking + Business Model Innovation

    August 25, 2015 | By: | In: Strategies

    There has been a lot of buzz around designing new and innovative business models. But what does it mean to design a new business model? How do you apply design thinking to business model innovation?

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    Reinventing the Consulting Business Model

    July 13, 2015 | By: | In: Strategies

    The traditional consulting business model is based on two principle ideas: (1) hiring people (top talent if possible) and (2) charging clients a fee per hour or day for gaining access to this talent, its expertise and/or manpower. Depending on the type of consulting or the brand, the pendulum swings more towards focusing on providing, and buying on the customer side, the more sophisticated expertise or the simpler manpower.

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    The Creative Destruction of Your Job

    July 9, 2015 | By: | In: Strategies

    The rise of crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, crowdtransporting, crowdletting, etc., has transformed our economy. It has also ushered in the era of the shared economy. Previously marginalized people can now contribute, no matter how small, to all walks of life. It seems to be a fantastic opportunity for the world to access the untapped skill of the crowd. But what about the people whose jobs this makes redundant? Whither the expert?

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    10 Guidelines for Business Model Innovation in Established Companies

    June 11, 2015 | By: | In: Strategies

    Leading CEOs worldwide expect major changes to their company’s business model until 2020. As a consequence, organizations are currently about to realize that, today, business model innovation has become as important as technological innovation. However, developing new and viable business models still represents a serious challenge for large incumbent firms despite their resources, know-how, and key technologies. This article provides 10 guidelines for mastering business model innovation challenges in established companies.

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    Risk, Great Ideas, and Your Business Model

    May 4, 2015 | By: | In: The Innovation Formula

    Where do great ideas come from? Obviously they come from many sources, which means that your systematic innovation process has to support and sustain multiple efforts at ideation in parallel. In the following article we will explore some promising ways that you may be able to find ideas that will take your own business forward.

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    Market Mapping for Sustainable Growth

    April 30, 2015 | By: | In: The Innovation Formula

    In this chapter excerpt from The Innovation Formula Langdon Morris explains how to use a map to help you locate your company in the market, to see clearly how it compares with the competition, and then to use this assessment to chart a future path toward success. The goal is to find the very best high reward, low-risk ideas that will change the market, amplify your profits, increase your relevance, and sustain your organization’s viability over the long term.

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    BMI: Creating New Revenues, Future Growth and a Sustainable Performance Advantage

    September 10, 2014 | By: | In: Training & Education

    An increasing number of companies are turning to business model innovation (BMI) as the best option to increase growth and revenues. Since product or process innovation is often expensive and time-consuming with uncertain outcome and ROI, more companies are turning to BMI as the better alternative compared to product or process innovation.

  • Why you should treat business model innovation as a fully established discipline

    Why you Should Treat Business Model Innovation as a Fully Established Discipline

    August 11, 2014 | By: | In: Strategies

    While most companies focus their innovation efforts on new products, others like Amazon and Netflix are disrupting industries with business model innovation –a cheaper, easier and more powerful form of innovation. spoke about business model innovation with professors Netessine and Girotra, authors of the new book “The risk-driven business model”

  • Take Your Business Model to the Next Level

    Leve Seu Modelo de Negócio para o Próximo Nível

    August 11, 2014 | By: | In: Edição em português

    Seu modelo de negócios deve responder duas questões importantes: (1) Qual é a sua proposta de valor e (2) como você organiza sua empresa e seu ecossistema para criar esse valor. Os oito blocos de construção do formato de modelo de negócios o ajudam a visualizar suas respostas e pensar estrategicamente sobre o seu modelo de negócio.

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    Business Models That Work & Value Propositions That Sell

    May 29, 2014 | By: | In: Concept Presentation

    On May 27th Alexander Osterwalder presented Straegyzer, a new online course to teach you how to design, test, and build business models and value propositions based on the methodology practiced by the world’s leading organizations and ventures.

  • How to Do Business Model Innovation for the Established Firm

    How to Do Business Model Innovation for the Established Firm

    March 10, 2014 | By: | In: Strategies

    This article provides a systematic framework for helping executives of large, established organizations identify opportunities for business model innovation and organize themselves to pursue these opportunities. While also applicable to start-ups, this article focuses primarily on how to define, challenge, and revamp the business model of an existing business or organization.

  • Take Your Business Model to the Next Level

    Take Your Business Model to the Next Level

    December 16, 2013 | By: | In: Strategies

    Your business model should answer two important questions: (1) What is your value proposition and (2) how are you organizing your company and your ecosystem to create this value. The 8 building blocks of the business model template help you to visualize your answers and think strategically about your business model.

  • ‘Borrow’ Business Models to Reinvent Your Industry

    ‘Borrow’ Business Models to Reinvent Your Industry

    November 4, 2013 | By: | In: Strategies

    Most “new” business models are not really “new”. Very frequently they are based on replications or re-combinations of existing business model patterns. Consequently, learning from business models from other companies and industries is a very important source of inspiration for business model innovation.



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