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The importance of a Content Management System

A content management system is a system that allows one to form, create, manage and maintain websites pages while operating on a single interface. It consists of two elements, the content management application and content delivery application. Using this system, companies can easily build sites not only for themselves but also their clients. It increases efficiency and makes web content management much easier. These systems basically reorganize the web design to the content publishing to…


Added by Ketan Choudhari on October 20, 2014 at 7:02am — No Comments

Ecommerce market growth in US slows in the wake of competition from international retailers

Last year alone, the overall ecommerce industry in USA had generated USD 231 billion. By 2014, it is expected to grow by 13% to USD 262 billion. In comparison, the total consumer retail spending in the USA grew by mere single digits according to the United States…


Added by Ally Jindal on October 13, 2014 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Increased cyber security threats across various industries driving the cyber security market

Cyber threats are digitized attacks to gain access to various kinds of information system and hack critical information through hacking, phishing and malware. It has the capability to access all the important information stored in various systems. The cyber security systems are…


Added by Diana Fox on October 13, 2014 at 7:39am — No Comments

Where is the Corporate Patent War headed?

One of the most potent financial tools, patent analysis involves the use of patent litigations by companies with the aim of prohibiting competitors from developing products in the same category and thereby stifling innovation in the process. Today, the business world has shifted from being a place where value is derived from tangible assets, to one where value is now being derived from intangible ones. For most companies such as Intel, Hewlett Packard and Cisco, their value lies in their…


Added by Ketan Choudhari on October 9, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Joys of SEO & The Grail of Google's First Page

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a fancy term for improving your website (and other things) so that when people look for you on a search engine, you come ahead of others.  Lots of books, thousands of firms and millions of posts and still SEO can be as confusing as explaining Climate Change to your…


Added by Tim Rudkins on October 2, 2014 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Why Strategyzer Created Value Proposition Design

Alex Osterwalder explains three reasons "Why We Created Value Proposition Design" in his most recent post on the Strategyzer blog.

Added by Benson Garner on October 1, 2014 at 1:50am — No Comments

Is Google Building a new Value Proposition?

What can you do if Search Advertisement income is reaching saturation levels, and there might be a Trillion Dollar market opening for new players?

Added by Patrick Verdonk on September 25, 2014 at 9:28am — No Comments

Branding - Using Your Own Name In The Business

A current client of mine, a tailor, is just in start-up mode and is debating that age old question for solopreneurs – “Should I use my own name for the business name.”  It’s a question I get often but he has a distinct twist to it in the sense that he was thinking of using his middle name as his last…


Added by Tim Rudkins on September 17, 2014 at 3:54pm — 3 Comments

"Why Every Company Needs a Chief Corporate Entrepreneur”

Alex Osterwalder's CxOTalk is available on our latest post "Why Every Company Needs a Chief Corporate Entrepreneur”! Check it out! …


Added by Strategyzer on September 17, 2014 at 2:29am — No Comments

New Strategyzer Blog post: Apple Pay: An Obvious Value Proposition

Curious about #Apple 's newly announced Apple Pay? So were we. We write about this #ValueProposition on our latest blog post!

Added by Strategyzer on September 12, 2014 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Humor and Happiness

Something light to start-up after the summer holidays: What do Humor and Happiness have in common?

Added by Patrick Verdonk on September 12, 2014 at 11:01am — No Comments

Phone calls: the new marketing currency

The success of any business depends on its ability to gain new customers. There are many different ways to go about this. Mobile technology has changed the marketing game. Today, mobile is the single most important way for businesses to find customers. That’s because nearly everyone has a mobile device, and nearly everyone is using them so search for local businesses every day.

In the past, the currency of mobile marketing has been clicks. It’s the way that marketers track which…


Added by dyenn luz on September 6, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

New Strategyzer blog post: "How CVS's Business Model Smokes the Competition”

 #bmgen #VPDesign

Added by Strategyzer on September 4, 2014 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Emerging Business Models Driven By Predictive Analytics

I am pleased to contribute to the Forum and look forward to discussions with other members.

Two areas related to business models in my view should be discussed. First, predictive analytics which is reshaping traditional business models and changing the competitive landscape. These new tools analyze millions of "information records", develop "rules" to explain the outcomes with major improvement in speed and accuracy. Note information records may include traditional databases, as well… Continue

Added by Paul B Silverman on September 4, 2014 at 4:25am — No Comments

How many customers does a Freight Broker have?


While working on creating a business model for a freight brokerage business it occurred to me there might be more than one customer.

A freight broker gets paid by the shipper, so it's pretty clear the shipper is one of the customers. But, then the broker has to find a carrier to transport the cargo. It's part of the broker's responsibility to network and build relationships with the carriers just like he does with the shippers. The broker has to be able…


Added by Tom Martin on September 2, 2014 at 6:40pm — 2 Comments

New Strategyzer blog post: How to Run a Tiny Multinational

Here at Strategyzer, we’re made up of roughly 20 people spread across 4 continents, 8 countries, and 5 time zones. Four years ago we decided that from the start building virtual teams of professionals from around the world was the best way to attract talent, limit commuting, and avoid relocation. Could it be that tiny multinationals like ours are the organizational structure of the…


Added by Strategyzer on August 28, 2014 at 3:14pm — No Comments

New Strategyzer Blog post: 5 Questions You Never Dared to Ask About the Business Model Canvas

Millions of users have successfully applied the Business Model Canvas both in the startup and corporate world. Here are five common questions that people don't always dare to ask us.

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Added by Strategyzer on August 21, 2014 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Business Model Definitions, Frameworks and Classifications

For those who have shown an interest in my business model whitepaper in the past, there is an updated paper in the new 'Journal of Business Models.' See my blog for more information.

Added by Erwin Fielt on August 19, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

New Strategyzer Blog post: The Future of Strategy and Innovation: Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Picture strategists and innovators using tools and processes enabled by Computer Aided Design (CAD) just like architects and engineers do every day. That initial idea for Strategyzer was born 14 years ago when I started a PhD with Prof Yves Pigneur. In this post I'll…


Added by Strategyzer on August 18, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

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