Monthly Archives: July 2013

What Makes Silicon Valley Unique?

Why is it so hard to create another Silicon Valley? How should a society encourage innovation? Why are some places with great technical talent (like the former Soviet Union) seemingly unable to produce innovative firms? While there is no strict formula,there are some conditions that must be met for innovation to thrive?

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Every Company Is Innovative

Every company, including yours, is innovative. This is why Ford's current cars are rather more sophisticated than its Model T. It's why you no longer have to hand crank your washing machine. It's the reason a visit to the dentist is less painful than it was a generation ago. Every business makes changes for the better..

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modelH update: Healthcare Customer Segmentation – Users, Buyers, and Intermediaries

modelH is a co-creation forum dedicated to building an open source business model canvas for the US healthcare system. Our recent project sprints on Customer Segments and Intermediaries revealed some terrific insights, and yet we also learned that there can be shortcomings to the linear nature of our approach. This update will bring you up to speed on what the modelH community has been doing for the past 6 weeks, what we are teeing up next, and how you can get involved.

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