Category: Business Models

Soon Skype will be able to translate your conversation instantly between people speaking different languages. This will have a huge impact on business. Continue reading

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We really need to learn how to craft a story, to tell the narrative around why your business model idea stands out and is worth other people’s time and consideration. Continue reading

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Every great idea begins as a revelation. Yet when that flash of insight leads to action, it inevitably encounters the real world and that’s when hard lessons are learned. Adjustments have to be made and…profitable models rarely come easy. Continue reading

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US Automotive Industry Needs an Innovation & Value Wakeup Call!

Ford, GM and Chrysler are not getting it… they missed the opportunity to learn and to make the strategic shift in their DNA from cost to value. Continue reading

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Products and services that we use are developing in two, seemingly opposite directions: more personalized, and at global scale. These two movements – towards the global and unified- will increase competition, and can lead to a limited number of ”winner-take-all” giants. Continue reading

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What Happens After You Lose On Price

So where does that leave the current industry leaders? Is there no hope? Up in the ivory tower of quality premium goods, looking down onto the bogs of low-cost copy-cats, they can become overly concerned about keeping the tower intact. The trick is to realize how to modify the tower and do so in time. Continue reading

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Massive Platforms for Co-creation: the new normal? (1/2)

Platforms and processes, rather than products, will become the focus of new business creation as we move forward. These models can deliver more value for less, by involving a number of stakeholders, including the users, in co-creating solutions. Continue reading

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