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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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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 W.L. Gore & Associates Uses 10 Week Rapid Innovation Sprints To Uncover New Areas Of Growth

Added on by Strategyzer.

W.L. Gore & Associates is uncovering ways to accelerate growth through fast paced customer discovery and business model innovation. This in-depth Q&A will show you how rapid Innovation Sprints with Strategyzer tools and techniques are helping the team at Gore to facilitate new areas of growth and to develop products that customers really want.

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Discussion: How Can An Established Business Collaborate With Its Innovation Engine?

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In this StratChat episode, renowned professor and author Henry Chesbrough discusses the importance of collaboration between the existing business and its innovation engine. Listen to how both parts of the business can work together, instead of in conflict with each other. 

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Discussion: Companies Are Waking Up To Business Model Innovation

Added on by Kavi Guppta.

16 years since the release of the Business Model Canvas, companies are slowly waking up the importance of business model innovation. Strategyzer co-founder Alex Osterwalder reflects on the journey and offers concrete advice for what companies can do to seize the future of strategy and innovation. 

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Don’t Let Your Company Culture Just Happen

A happy and engaged workforce is the result of an intentionally designed company culture. It's not something that you just let happen. In this post we explain how to intentionally design culture that engages individuals, teams and leadership to contribute their best work, and we give you a tool and approach to help you do it. 

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How Jeff Bezos Maintains Amazon’s Killer Company Culture

Added on by Kavi Guppta.

Amazon's stellar growth and reinvention isn't just magic, it's engrained in the company culture. We dig through Jeff Bezos's letter to shareholders and unearth concrete examples of how Bezos builds a company culture that constantly pioneers in new spaces. At the end of this post, we give you a concrete way to capture your culture with Amazon as a reference. 

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Why Your Company Might Be About To Have A Kodak Moment

Added on by Alex Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur.

Good innovation doesn’t necessarily have to be tied to a product or technology if the value proposition creates value for your customers, and your business model creates value for the company. Good business model innovation starts with your culture. In this post we'll explain how.

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How Large Companies Can Create A Lean Startup Culture For Strategy & Innovation

Added on by Kavi Guppta.

Strategyzer co-founder Alex Osterwalder explains how large companies can invent a Lean Startup culture that embraces quick and cheap innovation alongside a company's existing execution culture. The outcome? A company that is constantly uncovering new value propositions and business models, and a company that is actively seeking new growth engines to secure its future.

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