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In the January-February 2011 issue of the Harvard Business Review (HBR), Michael Porter and Mark Kramer published an article that may one day be as important as Karl Marx’s “Das Kapital.” Karl Marx rethought capitalism in the 19th century. Porter and Kramer are rethinking capitalism in the 21st century. In their 2011 HBR article, Porter and…Continue
Many patients and other stakeholders in the US Healthcare Industry know that the industry is “sick” and rapidly becoming unsustainable. In technical terms, the business model of the healthcare industry is broken and patient unfriendly. According to a recent article by Leah Binder in Forbes (Online), the US healthcare system is…Continue
The 21st Century will be known for many things. However, my bet is that the 21st Century will be known as the Century of Explosion in Entrepreneurship (CEE): entrepreneurs will be found anywhere and everywhere. The good news is that more than in any century before, people would be able to dream up ideas and rapidly launch innovative products and…Continue
According to some Analysts, Google Glass – which currently is a prototype of a wearable (head-mounted) computer – could earn Google about $10 billion in 3 years, that is, over $3 billion a year! Buzz about Google Glass has dominated the technosphere and social media over the past few weeks. However, the Google-Glass Startup has not yet answered the Billion Dollar Question (BDQ): Will customers MASSIVELY adopt or reject Google Glass?
Opinions are split…Continue
Business model blueprints are increasingly replacing the traditional organizational chart in many organizations. I can't remember the last time that I saw an organizational chart for a real business!
In the last five years, there has been an explosion of tools for visualizing business models. However, there has been no common language or platform that can be used for mapping tools for business model visualization and…Continue