April 2010 Blog Posts (8)

Haystacks, Alignment and Better Results

Long before farmers and ranchers had the machinery to make today's small rectangular or large round bales of hay, they made haystacks. The principles farmers employed to work together and make a good haystack also apply to organizational alignment. Strong organizational alignment in these four key areas is a matter of strategy and design and can drive better business results.

Common Objectives - Before the haying began, the boss gathered the crew and announced his…


Added by Larry McManis on April 20, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Business Model Evaluator?!? (Online-Test)

Again, this post is written in German - the evaluator itself is English...…


Added by Max Forcett on April 14, 2010 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Realizing the Value of the Business Architecture - Commentary

Having read this article on Modern Analyst, I am now interested in reading the book HOWEVER I have some concerns that the book's approach to modeling business architecture might not have the same impact it might if it were framed through the BMI Canvas.

Personally I'm looking for a way to take Alex' BMI Canvas from model to architecture-level detail(s) with benefits realization management (BRM) built into the diagramming.

Here's the article…


Added by Kenneth McGrath on April 14, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Report on innovation-driven business models in financial services

Hello all.

I want to share my report on innovation-driven business models in financial services. I use the business model canvas to explain each business model.

The abstract and the link is available in the following page:

Added by Egon Lüftenegger on April 13, 2010 at 10:57am — 2 Comments

General Insights From Chesbroughs Open Business Model (2006)

Here you can find some basic ideas on business models in general. Unfortunately this post is written in German - feel free to…


Added by Max Forcett on April 9, 2010 at 7:04am — No Comments

BMI for Artists, Musicians, Filmmakers

I have always had a soft spot for my friends who make their livings as "artists". I think they're very gutsy people and I admire the fact that they've abandoned the proverbial 9 to 5 to unleash their muse, chase their dream or live their symphony. In fact, I'm very much like them -…


Added by Kenneth McGrath on April 8, 2010 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Monthly Archives













© 2018   Created by Alex Osterwalder.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service