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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…Continue
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
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.…Continue
Added by Norbert Herman on March 10, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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.
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 Amazon.com.
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Added by Thorsten Faltings on March 4, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Professor Michael E. porter from Harvard Business School coins a brilliant idea with the new concept of shared value. This new concept of shared value might or will have undoubtedly a huge impact on how we do business, how we create economic value, in the coming decennia's.
Read more here.
I was lucky enough in January 2011 to attend Alex’s London’s Master Class for the Business Model Generation and the question came up about how the Business Model Canvas (BMC) can be used in conjunction with strategy tools. It was a topic that generated a lot of interest and, in response I can offer the following suggestion.
The strategy tool in question is the McKinsey…Continue
Added by Mary Kay Plantes on February 4, 2011 at 4:08am — No Comments
In the last decade, the field of competitive strategy has been complemented by a growing focus on how unique business models are able to leverage…Continue
Added by Christian Nielsen on February 2, 2011 at 3:14pm — No Comments
In a series of posts on my blog I am exploring service-oriented business models based on a number of different perspectives on service. The second perspective that I explored is 'service as process.' More information on this can be found here.
Interesting Corporate Social resposibility case.
Since Social enterpreneurship is becoming trendy, here is Unilever case with Alex' Canvas included.
To read more here
Merril Lynch has released a very detailed report on January 10th, 2011 on Cloud Computing, "Cloud" next big opportunity for IT service vendors, here is a summary of the most important findings:
Added by Sami Dob on January 25, 2011 at 7:39pm — No Comments
For some time I have been interested in business models for services and service innovation and service-oriented business models. However, understanding the business models of services requires first understanding what services are and that can be quite challenging.
After studying a the literature (in particular service marketing) and synthesizing it into a number of perspectives, I started exploring firstly how each service perspective affect the different building blocks of the BMG…Continue
Prezi presentation of The Business Model Generation to Fespa (see fespa.com) was great.
Used a lot of nice images + mini workshop. Lots of positive vibes. Cheers! Hwie-Bing
3M was also attending so I mentioned Rob Schokker (co-author).
Ich lade Gründer, Selbständige, Kleinstunternehmer, engagierte Vereinsmitglieder, Angestellte und Entrepreneure zu Treffen ein, um im Café der Trüffelschweine an neuen Geschäftsideen & Businessmodells zu arbeiten und sich gegenseitig auszutauschen. Referenten werden ich (Ludwig Lingg), Eva-Maria Müller und Patrick Stähler sein.
Die nächsten Termine:
Montag, 7. Februar 2011…
Added by Ludwig Lingg on January 19, 2011 at 1:20pm — No Comments
As I was reading the Canvas chapter (my 1st read:), this morning, I made a note to myself to re-draw the canvas in 3-layers:
1. KP + KA/KR
2. VP + CH/CR + CS
3. CS + CR
I know, it wouldn't be a canvas any more (at least not a 2-D canvas ;), but it seems like a pretty nice way to stack-up those areas.
Just a thought...
Added by Razvan Radulian on December 27, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments