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Business Model Innovation Hub - ... where visionaries, game changers, and challengers discuss business models

Business Model Innovation Hub - ... where visionaries, game changers, and challengers discuss business models
For those of you who have been waiting for san announcement on the online Business Model Generation course, it is now available through this link: Strategyzer Academy web site. There are still some small refinements going on, but for those evangelists who wish to jump in early, you can access the course right now. The Strategyzer team is very excited about this program and are keen to receive feedback. Alexander Osterwalder is hard at work with the development of a new book on value proposition design. This is based on the value proposition canvas, the adjunct tool for developing deep customer insights and product market fit. Read all about it in Alex's blog at the bottom right of this page or on his blog directly at Business Model Alchemist.

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Strategies for Two-Sided Markets The Idea in Brief If you listed the blockbuster offerings that have redefined the global business landscape, you’d find that many tie together two distinct groups of users. HMOs, for instance, link patients to health-care providers. Strategy: Separating the Essential from the Expendable - Figuring Out What's Core The fundamental rules of strategy are still in effect. Most would agree that the best corporate strategy these days is focusing on your core. Problem is, just what is essential in your company may be a matter of opinion. Here's how to separate the essential from the expendable. by Loren Gary Lingering worries about whether the recession is really over have combined with long-term changes in the structure of the economy to confound business leaders.

Business Model Generation - Canvas Using the Business Model Generation Tools There have been some questions posted lately asking for guidance in using the tools associated with the Business Model Generation approach - the Business Model Canvas and the Value Proposition Canvas. Though the Business Model Canvas was released under Creative Commons and the Value Proposition Canvas under copyright, the requirements for use of the two tools are really quite similar. Anyone may use the Business Model Canvas and the Value Proposition Canvas for their own work or to support others in understanding, analysing or changing their business models. This includes people who use the tools within their own companies or in a consulting capacity. The requirement, whether Creative Commons or Copyright, is full identification and credit of the source of the tool - Business Model Canvas is and the Value Proposition Canvas is and Business Model Foundry GmbH.

Emerging Companies Perkins Coie, LLP Developing a solid intellectual property ("IP") strategy is essential for emerging companies preparing for market entrance. A sharp understanding and tactical plan for protecting your IP is critical not only before you start, but also during the lifespan of the company. Good "IP hygiene" demands that IP is protected from the start of your enterprise. Not for Free: Creating New Revenue Models In 2008, Chris Anderson, the editor of Wired, wrote a famous article, “Free: Why $0.00 is the future of business.” Was he right?Saul Berman: It depends on how you want to interpret the question. Moving Beyond the Core Business Chris Zook hit a home run with Profit from the Core. In an excerpt from his new book, published by Harvard Business School Press, Zook finds opportunity in new directions. by Chris Zook Two years ago, Bain & Company director Chris Zook focused on developing the potential of the core business in his popular book Profit from the Core, coauthored with James Allen. As he writes in his new book, Beyond the Core, "The most successful growth companies used every trick in the book to realize the full potential of their strongest businesses before venturing into potentially greener pastures outside their core."

Innovation Consulting Services How can you chart a path that will lead to repeatable growth through innovation? Our work with VF Corporation—maker of Lee Jeans, Wrangler, North Face, and Nautica—shows the way. After a year in which revenue declined five percent, this global leader in branded apparel turned to us to help create a strategy to meet ambitious new growth goals. We began by auditing current innovation practices and bottlenecks. Startup Lessons from Election Day 2012 After billions of dollars spent on ads, gigabytes of campaign emails and countless hours of productivity put into Nate Silver's polling blog, Election Day is finally here. But don't despair, entrepreneurs – there are plenty of lessons that your startup can take from the campaign trail. 1. “Strategery.” You can't predict the future but you can (and should) be as calculating as possible.

STL Partners : Business model innovation in the Telecoms-Media-Technology sector 241 Pages of original research & analysis Covers 85 Companies including Apple & Amazon 9 detailed Case Studies including Google & Vodafone 30 Technologies & Applications including BSS-OSS, IPTV, Parlay-X and VOIP 100+ charts, 38 tables Proprietary industry research Click here to purchase the report Request a brochure Profit from the Core Lots of companies try too hard to adapt to the latest rules of strategy, according to Chris Zook, a Bain & Company director, and James Allen, CEO of venture capital firm eVolution Global Partners. What companies should be doing, instead, is charting a course based on an honest assessment of their core business. In this excerpt from their new book, Profit from the Core: Growth Strategy in an Era of Turbulence (HBS Press), they offer tips on how to do exactly that. by Chris Zook and James Allen

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