August 2011 Blog Posts (7)

The impact of software-as-a-service on business models of leading software vendors

The number of software vendors offering ‘Software-as-a-Service’ has been increasing in recent years. In the Software-as-a-Service model software is operated by the software vendor and delivered to the customer as a service. Existing business models and industry structures are challenged by the changes to the deployment and pricing model compared to traditional software. However, the full implications on the way companies create, deliver and capture value are not yet sufficiently analyzed.…


Added by Erwin Fielt on August 26, 2011 at 5:11am — 1 Comment

Implantación del radar de la innovación en el lienzo de modelo de negocios

Hace poco publiqué un artículo en el que explicaba qué es el radar de la innovación. En él mostraba una magnífica herramienta para descubrir y visualizar cuál es nuestra estrategia de innovación y compararla con la de nuestros competidores. Además ofrecía una visión…


Added by Juan Sobejano on August 18, 2011 at 11:31am — No Comments

Question on the Canvas

One of building blocks on the Canvas, customer relationship, is not clear to me as to channels.

For the channels, it's the conduit for the delivery of value propostion, quite simple.

For the customer relationship, what is the definition of this building block?

Is it the customer feed back on the value proposition to the value provider, then the arrow head may be reversed. I need somebody may give a clear understanding on this. This is my somewhat glitch to move forward…


Added by SK Jeon on August 9, 2011 at 9:52pm — 3 Comments


After I finished the Business Model Generation I had an idea: Why not creating a board game for visionaries, game changers, entrepeneurs and whoever likes to create some business idea in a fun way?

I am a board game passionate especially in the more sophisticated, strategic sector. I had the idea long ago to create a game where managerial decisions are reflected in a board game in order to show managers how their decisions impact the company as well as the lives of their employees.…


Added by Manuel Grassler on August 8, 2011 at 1:01pm — 4 Comments

10 Books to Read - 5 People to listen to

In my discussions with an organization here in Ottawa that supports young entrepreneurs, the program coordinator asked me make some recommendations for the potential entrepreneurs to read and to follow. I thought this would also be good to share with the hub community as it is very relevant to business models and innovation

10 books to read


Business models
- Business Model Generation by Alexander Osterwalder &Yves Pigneur (my bible - I think everyone…

Added by Mike Lachapelle on August 5, 2011 at 8:05pm — 3 Comments

Business Model Canvas for a Veterinary Clinic



Hi Everyone,


I'm currently in a MBA program that focuses on sustainable business.  My capstone project is a sustainability plan for a veterinary clinic in Heartland Wisconsin.  As a part of my thesis paper, I have…


Added by Lois J Trongard on August 1, 2011 at 4:16pm — 1 Comment

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