March 2011 Blog Posts (7)


MODELOS DE NEGOCIO revista-mba EAFIT-dic-2010.pdf


Para los mienbros del HUB de habla en Castellano.  Remito documento elaborado Juan Fernando Marquez, miembro del hub sobre modelos de negocio




Juan Esteban Alvarez

Added by JUAN ESTEBAN ALVAREZ HERNANDEZ on March 29, 2011 at 12:41am — 9 Comments

How can science and business work together?

I'm trying to get scientists and entrepreneurs working closer together. My observations and experience tell me:


- scientists like logic, detail and accuracy, entrepreneurs work with fuzzy logic and uncertainty

- entrepreneurs tend to push boundaries through exaggeration i.e. they really do believe that the future they talk about is happening (or will happen very soon). They tend communicate this future with "users" in mind. Gut feeling is ok.

- scientists do not…


Added by Dean Prebble on March 24, 2011 at 10:10pm — 4 Comments

Zoo Innovates business model for ecological benfit

The Toronto Zoo has created a program aimed at connecting corporate and government organizations with nature and the principle of environmental footprint. More importantly, the program can show them a business case for improving their bottom line through improving the efficiency and green-energy of their operations.


Read more about it here. Here's the canvas of…


Added by Mike Lachapelle on March 14, 2011 at 7:00pm — 8 Comments

Mobile broadband in Emerging markets, a powerful combination for disruptive innovations

interesting case!


India is the second largest country in the world in terms of population. India has also a large number of villages; more than 600.000 villages with poor transport infrastructure making movement of goods and people extremely difficult.

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is the leading cause of preventable infant blindness worldwide. India has the largest concentration of blind people in the world, 1 out of 3. Over 8% of 27 million births each year are…


Added by Sami Dob on March 11, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments

Social Media is to Business Models as fuel is to an engine - the energy fueling a performing engine

Can social media be used to increase the creativity and performance of a business model? My experience so far in this space shows a solid connection between these two domains.


I see social media addressing 3 key areas, i.e. connectedness, collaboration and contribution.…


Added by Norbert Herman on March 10, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Disrupting my own business model

I have long thought that I should practice what I preach. Here is a review of my own attempt to disrupt my consulting business model using a cloud software tool ICanPilot built around my business model innovation process. Would welcome your  feedback.



Added by Mary Kay Plantes on March 7, 2011 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Why Apple is the better

Since the introduction of the iPod and iTunes, Apple has evolved into a Platform Operator and „Retailer“. 

On the occasion of the iPad 2 introduction 
it was interesting for me to compare 
Apple‘s Business Model with 

You might find it too...


Added by Thorsten Faltings on March 4, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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