Filtering by Category: Company Assesment

How Nike, Skype and Bharti Airtel Challenged Traditional Business Models

Added on by Nabila Amarsy.

Regardless of the industry you play in, you can work on the mechanics of your business model to create competitive advantages that will strengthen and differentiate your company. Business model mechanics centered around a game-changing cost structure are a powerful way to construct moats around your business and protect it against competitors.

Read More

How Facebook's, IKEA's, WhatsApp’s, and Uber's Business Models Get Others to Do the Work and Make Billions

Added on by Alexander Osterwalder.

In our last post, we outlined Why Some Business Models Are Better Than Others by describing seven powerful Business Model Mechanics. In this post, I’ll focus specifically on how some business models use others to do the work for them, making them much more valuable and profitable. This is one reason why the business models of Facebook, IKEA, MasterCard, WhatsApp, Uber, or Apple’s appstore are so powerful.

Read More

Disney's Business Model: A Scalable Dream Factory

Added on by Nabila Amarsy.

Disney recently broke a record with ‘Frozen’, one of the highest grossing movies of all time. But Disney’s business goes beyond producing movies and experiences: it’s about building and sustaining brands. Watch as we uncover why this well-oiled dream machine is a great case of scalable business.

Read More

Amazon Prime: There's No Such Thing As Free Streaming

Added on by Nabila Amarsy.

Amazon is increasingly growing its presence in the entertainment industry. They offer streaming content on Amazon.com and even produce their own TV shows. As a consumer you can pay to watch online videos or subscribe to Amazon Prime and enjoy free unlimited streaming. In this post we analyze why it's a brilliant move by Amazon to bundle these two services.

Read More

Apple Pay’s Uncopyable Business Model Delivers What Nobody Else Could

Added on by Benson Garner.

This is the fourth post in our Codified News series where we take recent business news and codify the information using Strategyzer's visual tools. This post is a continuation of the previous Codified News post, Apple Pay: An Obvious Value Proposition. It focuses on last week's launch of Apple Pay in the US and is derived from a series of articles published in Bloomberg following the Apple Pay announcement in early September.

Read More