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4 Stages, 4 Business Model focus points?

Further to the "1 +1 = 2, No?" post of last week, in these 2 posts I've tried to give some first descriptions of the 4 stages of adaptive cycles. Already due to the characteristics of the stages, there would be a different focus on Innovation throughout the cycle. Inherently that would lead to redefinition of an enterprise's Business Model when moving through the stages... Count to…


Added by Patrick Verdonk on November 20, 2014 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Easy Tips to Gain More Twitter Followers

Twitter is a very effective tool when it comes to establishing a connection with current and potential clients. Check out this article for a…


Added by Alexandrina Fischer on November 18, 2014 at 3:51pm — No Comments

What to Skimp and Splurge on When Starting a Small Business

Few things are more exciting than becoming an entrepreneur and starting your own business. Before you embark on this adventure, check out this article…


Added by Alexandrina Fischer on November 17, 2014 at 4:50pm — No Comments

1 and 1 = 2, no?

A next post in a series I'm pulling together as introduction on Adaptive Cycles (Management): 1 and 1 = 2, no?

These are not really dedicated to Business Model Generation, though with some creativity I start to see how the different phases need different Business Models, and can/should drive BM Innovation effort. Once this series is done I'll try…


Added by Patrick Verdonk on November 14, 2014 at 9:49am — No Comments

What Will Happen To The Internet When We Run Out Of Oil?

Managing one's way through an adaptive cycle, there's 4 stages that likely need different business models.

As it is cyclic, one should be able to build out on the business model from a previous cycle, adjusted with new (tech) innovation... Does this make sense?

Added by Patrick Verdonk on October 28, 2014 at 10:05am — No Comments

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

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