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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?
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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
*** Trickle-up Development is being practiced in Sierra Leone, a small country in West Africa that was ravaged by years of a brutal civil war. Once recognized by its brand in Leonardo di Caprio’s film, “Blood Diamonds,” Sierra Leone is increasingly being noted for prodigious inventions by high school students taking part in the “Innovate Salone” program. …
The Lean Six Sigma Methodology is one of the most used and useful tools in business. Based on a combination of the Six Sigma methodology and Lean Thinking, Lean Six Sigma focuses on continuously increasing quality (Six Sigma) while continuously reducing waste (Lean Thinking).
“The Proficiency Pyramid for the Business Model Canvas has Bronze, Silver, and Gold Levels: respectively Business Model Innovation Level, Supply Chain Management Level, and Universal Problem Solving Level. Ninety-nine percent of practitioners including consultants remain at the Bronze (Business Model Innovation) Level. Why?”
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