Deborah Mills-Scofield
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  • Oberlin, OH
  • United States
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Gert Steens and Deborah Mills-Scofield are now friends
Mar 3, 2013
Deborah Mills-Scofield replied to Alex Osterwalder's discussion Feature Discussion: Business Model Innovation Killers
"The financial guys can only visualize spreadsheets :) Was with a potential client today that is highly highly visual - unbelievably innovative - what a joy it was - but they have trouble with the 'fuzzy front-end' so I proposed using the…"
Mar 3, 2010
Deborah Mills-Scofield replied to Chad Lockart's discussion Privacy models
"In Newsweek or something this past week they had an article on how with the GPS etc. in our cell phones the gov't (federal, state, local) can trace us all over the place and how a sheriff said that his daughter had been kidnapped so everyone…"
Mar 1, 2010
Deborah Mills-Scofield left a comment for Chad Lockart
"Chad - thank you for your invite - your son (i'm assuming that) is just darling! how old is he? i've got one about to officially become a 'teenager' in about 1 month and one that just turned 10 - goes way way too fast. I see you…"
Mar 1, 2010
Deborah Mills-Scofield and Chad Lockart are now friends
Mar 1, 2010
Deborah Mills-Scofield replied to Alex Osterwalder's discussion Feature Discussion: Business Model Innovation Killers
"Exactly! That's why we usually take a staged investment approach - and since we're early stage (after friends/family/angels but before the 'big guys'), we will invest a few hundred thousand dollars, with some milestones and then…"
Feb 28, 2010
Deborah Mills-Scofield replied to Alex Osterwalder's discussion Feature Discussion: Business Model Innovation Killers
"Anthony does talk about balance - and it's important to ask questions - just the right ones - like asking why and why not over and over to get to the root problem or the root job a customer wants/needs done."
Feb 28, 2010
Deborah Mills-Scofield replied to Alex Osterwalder's discussion Feature Discussion: Business Model Innovation Killers
"Being a partner in an early-stage VC company, it's really important to very thoroughly analyze the biz model before investing - not that you can ever really predict or know, but you can ask a ton of questions to try to vet it as thoroughly as…"
Feb 28, 2010

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Why are you passionate about business models and business model innovation?
It is one of the least used and most powerful ways to create sustainable profit growth, economic development and create new 'markets' and 'industries'
How would you best describe your level of expertise when it comes to business models?
knowledgeable
What's your URL?
http://www.mills-scofield.com
Who do you work for? What do you do?
Have my own consultancy helping companies/organizations create actionable adaptable strategic plans incorporating innovation - business model, product, service, process; also a partner in an early-stage Venture Capital firm.
What industry do you mainly work in (e.g. financial services, telco, utilities, public sector, academia, pharma...)?
manufacturing
What is the size of the organization you work for?
freelance/independant

Deborah Mills-Scofield's Blog

Electric Car potential business model

Posted on November 17, 2009 at 7:51pm 0 Comments

check out the Innosight blog's 12 November '09 post on Tesla's potential biz model for service/support for their electric cars - http://www.innosight.com/blog/discuss/464-tesla-introduces-the-geek-squad-of-electric-cars.html -- interesting idea -… Continue

Pay As You Go Airline

Posted on January 9, 2009 at 1:58am 3 Comments

I just read this from a blog I subscribe to (Marginal Revolution) about an African Airline selling flights by the minute - the link to the article in wired is
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2009/01/new-airline-pla.html?npu=1&mbid=yhp

and the link to the Marginal Revolution discussion is at

http://www.marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2009/01/fly-by-the-minu.html

I have the actual articles if anyone wants them..I can email them - deb

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At 4:42pm on December 4, 2008, Alex Osterwalder said…
Welcome to the Hub, Deborah!
 
 
 

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