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Design Should Be At The Core Of Everything

 Design Should Be At The Core Of Everything

11-10-2016 When your book is number one and it hasn’t even hit the stores, you know you’re doing something right. I interviewed the designers of “Design A Better Business” to understand what their secret is. And believe it or not… It’s design. Maarten, wearing custom made shoes,...

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How A Great Vision Brings You To The Moon

 How A Great Vision Brings You To The Moon

03-10-2016 What drives business model innovation at leading companies such as AirBnB or Alibaba? Is it better ideas, more resources, smarter people, more advanced technology, or a better network? All of these things are important, but there is another, more powerful artefact that drives innovation...

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Interview Lisa K. Solomon & Design a Better Business

 Interview Lisa K. Solomon & Design a Better Business

22-09-2016 A great interview with Lisa Kay Solomon about Design a Better Business: New Tools, Skills, and Mindset for Strategy & Innovation. Practice this trailer and you’ll do a kick ass job! Would you like to know how you can apply Design Thinking in your way of working? Contact...

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Business Savvy Creatives – A Revolution in the Music Industry

 Business Savvy Creatives – A Revolution in the Music Industry

14-09-2016 We are all witnesses of one the biggest industry disruptions of our time. The music industry is falling apart: the businesses built around fame and record sales are dying a slow and painful death. Nielsen’s mid-year US music report from 2014 already showed 15% percent drop in album...

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Show Me The Money! 9-Steps To Use Financials With The Business Model Canvas

 Show Me The Money! 9-Steps To Use Financials With The Business Model Canvas

14-09-2016 Since the publication of Business Model Generation in 2010, the Business Model Canvas (BMC) has spread like wildfire throughout the business community. No matter where you go, if you’re near business people, business students, intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs, you’re bound to see...

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Exploring Big Data Business Models & The Winning Value Propositions Behind Them

 Exploring Big Data Business Models & The Winning Value Propositions Behind Them

21-08-2015 It goes without saying, innovative, sustainable Big Data Business Models are as pervasive and sought after as they are elusive (i.e. “data is the new oil”). For every startup that designs and implements what amounts to a devilishly simple and effective big data business model...

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Freshwatching Trends: Online Booking/Reservations as a Crucial Value Proposition for the Services Industry

 Freshwatching Trends: Online Booking/Reservations as a Crucial Value Proposition for the Services Industry

21-08-2015 Freshwatching: looking at successful business models from other companies and industries and comparing them with yours. What can you learn? During the process of Business Model Innovation, it is important to note trends in other industries. One of these undeniable trends is online...

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Learn to Think Like a Startup – Chicago Ranked #7 in the World

 Learn to Think Like a Startup – Chicago Ranked #7 in the World

21-08-2015 Cities around the globe have been competing for the hearts, minds and dollars of startups and venture capitalists the world over. A recent Compass report ranked Chicago a strong 7th place from among the world’s top 20 cities surveyed. Chicago boasts one of the “world’s largest...

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10 Steps To Keep Your Company From Being Disrupted

 10 Steps To Keep Your Company From Being Disrupted

23-07-2015 “For most companies today, the only truly sustainable advantage comes from out-innovating the competition.” This quote by James F. Moore – which is also the gist of his great Harvard Business Review article, titled Predators and Prey: A New Ecology of Competition – was never...

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Innovation Culture in the USA

 Innovation Culture in the USA

19-07-2015 Business Models Inc has been active in the USA for quite a few years now, mainly in the West Coast serving clients like Masterclass, 3M, Toyota and Autodesk. We’ve also been very busy building our Chicago presence over the last year, and have had the pleasure of working with the...

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Innovation Culture in the USA