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Welcome on BM|DESIGN|ER A tool to help create and share Business Models using the Business Model Ontology Canvas. Simply Explore to find models that interest you and share it with others or you could even place it on your blog or webpage with the embed code. Ready to design your own business model? Check out a tour of the features and then start. Your feedback is welcome, click on the "feedback button on the left hand side, on any page, to share your wisdom.

How to: Business Model Blocks 16 blocks to visualize your business model All our business model examples are visualized with this set of 16 building blocks. To give more insight in how this works, we give a brief overview of the different building blocks. Using a common, visual language enables you to easily communicate business models to different audiences, to learn from successful models in other industries, and to quickly generate new variations and business models of the future. Once you grasp the building blocks below, check out our business model tools to design your own business model in seconds. Share the results in your organization and let us know what you think about this method. Survey/Feedback Data-centric business models – Lukas Feuerstein I currently write my master thesis on “Success factors of data-centric business models” at University of Regensburg (Germany) and in cooperation with Detecon Consulting. Data-centric business models try to describe emerging business models that are mainly based on leverage data and information exchange with users, communities and partners. As we have observed, companies that adopt a data-centric business model such as Google or Amazon, generate most of their revenues from handling and processing of data or information. A in depth overview over the methodology and also some examples for data-centric business models such as nike+, Goldcorp, social media aggregation and restaurant reviews can be found in the presentation here. Since the focus of my thesis is mainly on information and data-products we have created a framework called “Information Value Chain”(IVC) that is especially targeted at data and information processes of a business model.

Freedom Of Creation Pioneers in 3D Printed Designs Business Model Canvas Set to Explode I’d just finished a workshop on Business Model Canvas about gaining clarity in large organizations, when suddenly the flood gates seem to have opened up a day or so later, for me to see beyond and piece more of it together in my mind. After swirling around in this maelstrom of articles, tweets, new publishing, advanced announcements I had to gain some high ground to recover my breath and think a little more. Catching my breath, here is my clarity take and prediction for the BMC.

Business model design A business model describes the value an organization offers to its customers. It illustrates the capabilities and resources required to create, market and deliver this value, and to generate profitable, sustainable revenue streams. Identifying and implementing a sustainable business model is one of the major steps towards creating a business. The process of identifying the business model should be preceded by that of developing a clear and succinct value proposition. A framework that has gained increasing popularity in the world of entrepreneurship is “Business Model Generation” by Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur. This article describes the building blocks of Osterwalder’s business model canvas, which is illustrated by the figure below.

Defining Your Business Model A business model isn't something you build from the ground up. When management-types ask about a business model — as in, "So what's your business model?" — they really want an answer to a much more direct and basic question: "How do you plan to make money?" Behind that question is a lineup of other questions: Who's your target customer? The Great Repeatable Business Model Idea in Brief Really successful companies build their strategies on a few vivid and hardy forms of differentiation that act as a system and reinforce one another. They grow in ways that exploit their core differentiators by replicating them in new contexts. Strategy October 26, 2011 Harvard Business Review By Chris Zook and James Allen The sharper your differentiation, the greater your advantage. Consider Tetra Pak, a company that in 2010 sold more than 150 billion packages in 170 markets around the world. Tetra Pak’s carton packages extend the shelf life of products and eliminate the need for refrigeration.

Eight Models of Business Models, & Why They're Important The term Business Model is one that gets thrown around a lot these days. Even though it might sound like a buzzword to you, it’s important to understand what a business model is, and how they are useful. One of the confusing things about the business model concept is that there are a wide variety of models of business models, and it seems as though everyone that talks about them makes up a new one.

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