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Maastricht UMC+ shapes its own future

 Maastricht UMC+ shapes its own future

17-11-2016 “Hospital care as we currently know it is at the end of its life cycle. Other health care and business models will take over and if we want to keep playing a role, we will have to shape our own future”, says Frits van Merode, member of the board of directors at the UMC+ hospital...

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With the right team, anything is possible

 With the right team, anything is possible

28-10-2016 Babe Ruth the famous American baseball player, once said, “The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.” The same can be said about...

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A hundred-day race

 A hundred-day race

26-09-2016 Imagine yourself wanting to write a book and your publisher tells you that you can, but it should be finished by next month. What do you do? It happened to Patrick van der Pijl, the Dutch CEO of international Strategy & Design Bureau Business Models Inc., when he and his team...

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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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Alex Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur winners of Thinkers50 Strategy Award 2015

 Alex Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur winners of Thinkers50 Strategy Award 2015

10-11-2015 Every two years, Thinkers50 produces the world’s most prestigious ranking of management thinkers. This year, Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur won the Strategy Award 2015  and ranked #15 on the Thinkers50 Ranking 2015, after Michael Porter (#1), Clayton Christensen (#2), Kim &...

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Masterclass Value Proposition Design with Alex Osterwalder

 Masterclass Value Proposition Design with Alex Osterwalder

28-11-2014 On November 25th, we organized the first masterclass Value Proposition Design with Alex Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur and Patrick van der Pijl in Amsterdam based on the new book Value Proposition Design. In the evening the first translation of the book was launched at the office of Business...

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Dutch prime minister receives 1 millionth copy of Business Model Generation

 Dutch prime minister receives 1 millionth copy of Business Model Generation

27-11-2014 This november, Patrick van der Pijl, CEO of Business Models Inc. and producer of the worldwide bestseller Business Model Generation, handed the 1 millionth copy of the book Business Model Generation to the Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte. The meeting with the prime minister was part...

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Bestseller Business Model Generation sells 1 million copies worldwide

 Bestseller Business Model Generation sells 1 million copies worldwide

26-11-2014 This month saw the milestone of 1 million copies of international bestseller Business Model Generation sold. The book, which was written by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur, was self-published in 2009 by Patrick van der Pijl (CEO of Amsterdam-based Business Models Inc.). Business...

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Booklaunch Value Proposition Design – Greater China

 Booklaunch Value Proposition Design – Greater China

26-10-2014 Business Models Inc. Greater China hosted the Value Proposition book launch on Sunday October 26th in Taipei, and it was a great success with total attendance of nearly 40 people. We set the event up at a trendy coffee shop that offers great ambience and really tasty food that encourages...

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Designing Strategic Conversations

 Designing Strategic Conversations

03-02-2014 This month, the book ‘Moments of Impact: How to design strategic conversations that accelerate change’ has been released by authors Chris Ertel and Lisa Kay Solomon, Business Models Inc. partner in the US. It’s a book on a mission: to transform time-sucking, energy depleting...

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Designing Strategic Conversations