Business Model Portfolio Part 1: Manage The Existing Business

Added on by Alex Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur.

In this three part trilogy, Yves Pigneur and I walk through our new prototype concept for helping companies visualize and manage their business model portfolio. Why? Businesses need a way to measure and assess if the existing portfolio is healthy; if their business is prone to disruption; and ultimately, to help companies make better investment decisions.

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Why Fortune 500s Don’t Invest In Growth

Added on by Alexander Osterwalder.

This blog post visualizes an idea that I heard from Roger Martin at the Drucker Forum in Vienna last year. Traditional shareholders expect predictable growth without risk. Growth requires a venture capital type investment philosophy. Let me explain.

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Mastering Value Propositions

Added on by Strategyzer.

Alex Osterwalder explains how the Value Proposition Canvas is transforming the way companies create value for customers. We're also giving away a limited time discount on our new Mastering Value Propositions online course to get you started. 

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The Difference Between Amazon & Nestlé

Added on by Alexander Osterwalder.

Last week I talked to Steve Blank in Boston before our public Master Class. We had a chat about why established organizations have such a hard time to get beyond  innovation theater. Here’s a quick visual of that conversation.

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How To Track The Progress Of Business Experiments

Added on by Alexander Osterwalder.

The ultimate goal of business experiments is to learn, act, and make progress towards turning an idea into a real business. You achieve that by connecting the data from these experiments back to your initial hypothesis and the bigger picture.  

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