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How To Use An Innovation Matrix To Help You Make Choices (Or…What Do I Do With ALL Of These Ideas?!)

 How To Use An Innovation Matrix To Help You Make Choices (Or…What Do I Do With ALL Of These Ideas?!)

20-01-2017 Brainstorming is fun! We all know it. People come together and think big. The ideas flow and the future looks bright. However, at some point, the law of diminishing returns begins to creep in. Alas, having too many ideas with no good way to cull them is almost as bad as not having...

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How JENGA® Can Help You Find Your Riskiest Assumptions (With Your Team)

 How JENGA® Can Help You Find Your Riskiest Assumptions (With Your Team)

06-12-2016 In a past blog, titled How To Identify The Riskiest Assumption Of Your (Innovative) Idea, we wrote about how you can use the Business Model Canvas to help identify the riskiest assumptions of your business model. For instance, are your customers willing to spend money at all (and...

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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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How to ask the right questions

 How to ask the right questions

30-09-2016 Have a beer with your buddy: seven steps on how to obtain a deeper understanding of your customers’ needs. During a recent customer project I worked on, we defined new potential value propositions for their business. These, of course, are assumed value propositions. Now we are at...

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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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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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Business Models Inc. & Impact Booster

 Business Models Inc. & Impact Booster

26-08-2016 This year Business Models Inc. facilitated two workshops during the accelerator program of Impact Booster held in The Hague. Eefje Jonker helped 9 companies with their Business Model by using the Business Model Canvas, Innovation techniques and Validation. We just finished the program!...

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A SURPRISING LEADER IN BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION: HOSPITALS, HEALTH SYSTEMS AND HEALTH MINISTRIES

 A SURPRISING LEADER IN BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION: HOSPITALS, HEALTH SYSTEMS AND HEALTH MINISTRIES

08-08-2016 It is often said that healthcare has been slow to move into the digital era and that provider organizations struggle to fully meet the needs of patients and their families. While these comments have merit, my intention is not to lament, but to use healthcare providers as a leading...

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Is your business portfolio future proof or not? Let’s see!

 Is your business portfolio future proof or not? Let’s see!

01-08-2016 In the conversations I have with CxO’s, and the strategy work and trainings I do with companies, the sustainability of the business portfolio is often a topic of interest. And with good reason! Too often the conclusion is that the portfolio is not future proof, which might not...

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The Power of the Value Proposition Ad Lib: the CIO Example

 The Power of the Value Proposition Ad Lib: the CIO Example

05-05-2016 It is one thing to prescribe the remedy, but it is something else to administer the cure. We use design tools to help clients navigate strategy and articulate value propositions – but we apply this stuff to ourselves all the time and it isn’t easy. Here is a recent journey that...

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The Power of the Value Proposition Ad Lib: the CIO Example