Discussion: Companies Are Waking Up To Business Model Innovation

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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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What Nestlé Would Have To Do To Monetize Its Healthcare Bets

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How capable is your organization at exploring and scaling new business models? It’s a question I’m exploring around Nestlé’s bold bet into the healthcare space. In this post I’ll look at why Nestlé’s new journey could prove more challenging than the company may realize. I also offer an approach for you to assess how prepared your organization is to explore its future success.

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Webinar Replay: How To Get Senior Leaders Out Of The Building To Test Ideas

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If you missed our last Strategyzer Webinar broadcast, you can now enjoy a full replay of the session. Dig in as Strategyzer co-founder Alex Osterwalder and Moments of Impact author Lisa Kay Solomon discuss the importance of senior leadership interacting with customers to validate new business ideas. This is a session packed with concrete examples and tips to help your leaders to get out of the building and testing ideas. 

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At BioCity, Customer Obsession Fuels The Next Generation Of Healthcare

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BioCity is a UK based healthcare and life sciences incubator that’s helping companies in pharma and healthcare to focus on customer-centric strategy and innovation. Managing Director Toby Reid talked to us and explained how Strategyzer’s tools are helping to create next generation life sciences ventures that are customer obsessed. In this post, Toby offers concrete examples for applying our tools to validate customer priorities in your organization.

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How To Capture Customer Jobs, Pains, & Gains That Aren’t Subjective

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In this post, we explain how to eliminate the subjective or biased aspects of your value proposition design through customer interviews and experiments. These two activities will help you gather very solid and quantitative customer evidence as you design your value proposition.

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Strategyzer Webinar: How To Get Senior Leaders Out Of The Building To Test Ideas

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Senior leaders have to get out of the building and talk to customers if companies want new business ideas to succeed. But how do you get busy people to make time for customer interactions in their schedules? Lisa Kay Solomon, author of the Wall St. Journal best-seller Moments Of Impact joins Alex Osterwalder as a guest in our next free Strategyzer webinar event. RSVP to learn about the importance of senior leadership participation in customer development.

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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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Webinar Replay: Business Model Design For Mission Driven Organizations

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If you missed our last webinar session, don't sweat. A full recording of the broadcast is now live. Dig in as Strategyzer co-founder Alex Osterwalder and renowned strategy thinker Steve Blank discuss the Mission Model Canvas: an adaptation of the Business Model Canvas for organizations that value impact over revenue. You can also grab your own Mission Model Canvas for free in this post. 

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Discussion: Business Plans Lead You To Failure More Than Anything Else

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In this StratChat episode, Strategyzer co-founder Alex Osterwalder explains how business plans are just the wrong tool for the job when validating new business ideas. Alex offers concrete tips and advice on how to move away from business planning; and instead, embrace a process of agile and cheap experimentation. 

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How Jeff Bezos Maintains Amazon’s Killer Company Culture

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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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Strategyzer Webinar: Business Model Design For Mission Driven Organizations

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Does your organization value impact over revenue? Steve Blank, renowned thinker and father of the Lean Startup movement joins Alex Osterwalder on how to adapt the Business Model Canvas for mission driven organizations. If your organization values lives saved or missions accomplished, then RSVP to learn from one of the most influential minds in strategy, business, and innovation.

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3 Activities To Encourage Dynamic Strategic Thinking

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The future of strategy and innovation will be incredibly dynamic. Leadership and companies will have to prepare for a world where businesses will constantly have to reinvent themselves. How can you prepare for this transformation? In this post, we share three activities that leaders and teams can regularly perform to become dynamic strategic thinkers.

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CXOTALK: Alex Osterwalder Chats About Culture Change & Digital Transformation

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Although organizational culture change is critically important to transform companies, it's very difficult to achieve. The shift from one business to another requires completely new processes, rituals, actions, and behaviors. Strategyzer co-founder Alex Osterwalder and XPLANE founder Dave Gray chat about culture change as guests on a recent CXOTALK broadcast. 

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