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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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How Toyota Financial Services created Strategic Alignment using Business Modeling Tools

 How Toyota Financial Services created Strategic Alignment using Business Modeling Tools

18-06-2015 To show how various companies use business modeling tools to transform their business, Strategyzer published our story of how we helped Toyota Financial Services strengthen the organisation’s alignment around a strategic goal.   In 2012 Toyota Financial Services (TFS), the...

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Videos: Patrick van der Pijl on Business Model Innovation

 Videos: Patrick van der Pijl on Business Model Innovation

17-06-2015 Patrick van der Pijl, CEO of Business Models Inc. and producer of the worldwide bestseller Business Model Generation regularly delivers keynote speeches and masterclasses about Business Model Innovation worldwide. Below you find some videos of speeches, masterclasses and interviews. Interested...

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The often overlooked Z-Axis of Business Models

 The often overlooked Z-Axis of Business Models

27-05-2015 Since its first appearance in 2008, Alexander Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas (BMC) and book, Business Model Generation, co-authored by Yves Pigneur, and produced by Patrick van der Pijl, CEO of Business Models Inc., have absolutely changed the way we look at how businesses...

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Try the 9 Box Visual Challenge!

 Try the 9 Box Visual Challenge!

10-05-2015 Business Models Inc. continues to inspire Chicago with their Visual Thinking approach driven by rigorous Business Design Skills. The 9 Box Visual Challenge has become a standard “warm up” process for Business Models Inc. consultants within the Chicago team, most of whom would...

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Value Proposition Design: coming this Fall

 Value Proposition Design: coming this Fall

11-08-2014 In 2009 the first copy of Business Model Generation was sold. Now, 5 years later, more than 1 million copies of the book have been sold worldwide, it has been translated into 30 different languages and there are more than 5 million Business Model Canvas users. This Fall, it’s time...

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Value Proposition Design: coming this Fall