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How A Great Vision Brings You To The Moon

 How A Great Vision Brings You To The Moon

03-10-2016 What drives business model innovation at leading companies such as AirBnB or Alibaba? Is it better ideas, more resources, smarter people, more advanced technology, or a better network? All of these things are important, but there is another, more powerful artefact that drives innovation...

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How to ask the right questions

 How to ask the right questions

30-09-2016 Have a beer with your buddy: seven steps on how to obtain a deeper understanding of your customers’ needs. During a recent customer project I worked on, we defined new potential value propositions for their business. These, of course, are assumed value propositions. Now we are at...

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Interview Lisa K. Solomon & Design a Better Business

 Interview Lisa K. Solomon & Design a Better Business

22-09-2016 A great interview with Lisa Kay Solomon about Design a Better Business: New Tools, Skills, and Mindset for Strategy & Innovation. Practice this trailer and you’ll do a kick ass job! Would you like to know how you can apply Design Thinking in your way of working? Contact...

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Show Me The Money! 9-Steps To Use Financials With The Business Model Canvas

 Show Me The Money! 9-Steps To Use Financials With The Business Model Canvas

14-09-2016 Since the publication of Business Model Generation in 2010, the Business Model Canvas (BMC) has spread like wildfire throughout the business community. No matter where you go, if you’re near business people, business students, intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs, you’re bound to see...

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A SURPRISING LEADER IN BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION: HOSPITALS, HEALTH SYSTEMS AND HEALTH MINISTRIES

 A SURPRISING LEADER IN BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION: HOSPITALS, HEALTH SYSTEMS AND HEALTH MINISTRIES

08-08-2016 It is often said that healthcare has been slow to move into the digital era and that provider organizations struggle to fully meet the needs of patients and their families. While these comments have merit, my intention is not to lament, but to use healthcare providers as a leading...

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Is your business portfolio future proof or not? Let’s see!

 Is your business portfolio future proof or not? Let’s see!

01-08-2016 In the conversations I have with CxO’s, and the strategy work and trainings I do with companies, the sustainability of the business portfolio is often a topic of interest. And with good reason! Too often the conclusion is that the portfolio is not future proof, which might not...

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Buying is the new giving : #socent model 1

 Buying is the new giving : #socent model 1

01-04-2016 In the developed world, the world of fast moving consumer goods is different compared to the developing world. Most people have the basics of life. Buying soaps, diapers, water, shoes or spectacles are commonplace. Brands are fighting it out there. What if we take this basic idea...

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Don’t let your business become a Fashion Nightmare

 Don’t let your business become a Fashion Nightmare

05-03-2016 Applying the 5 elements of Fashion thinking to business model innovation.   During my guest lecture at the Design and Wine event, part of the Strategic Design MBA I met Natalie Nixon*. We are both huge fans and practitioners of design thinking and Natalie introduced me to a new...

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The Five I’s of Big Data: Where True Value is Found

 The Five I’s of Big Data: Where True Value is Found

16-12-2015 As described in an earlier post, “innovative, sustainable Big Data Business Models are as pervasive and sought after as they are elusive (i.e. “data is the new oil”)”.  Part of the reason for this is that many companies have a hard time seeing big data as only one ingredient...

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A Circular Business Model: Your Next Business Model

 A Circular Business Model: Your Next Business Model

10-12-2015 Linear business models have proven to have limited potential. Circular business models are the future.  Companies like Caterpillar, Desso, and Michelin among many others, are rethinking and redesigning their products. They employ new design, new materials and new business models....

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A Circular Business Model: Your Next Business Model