Culture map in The Smart Manager

February 12th, 2016

Article with Alex and Kavi, entitled “Why your company might be risking a Kodak moment”; a first look at the Culture Map.

“You can be an innovative company and still go bankrupt. Take Kodak for example. They were a pretty innovative company, but that didn’t prevent them from going bust. Despite inventing the core technology used in digital cameras today, Kodak’s technology innovation wasn’t enough for the company to figure out a business model that could be a central piece to their future growth strategy. … (see blog post on Strategyzer)

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in The Smart Manager (web), THE business magazine in India

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BMGEN Club HEC

February 11th, 2016

Brève présentation de 15 ans d’histoire de BMGEN & VPDesign au Club HEC Lausanne (web), invitée par Graziella Schaller

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BMGEN at Lift conference

February 9th, 2016

Our co-author Greg Bernarda is running a BMGEN/VPDesign prototyping lab at LIFT conference with Strategyzer

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Alex joined the Prototyping Lab as a robot

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BMGEN/VPDesign à Yverdon

February 4th, 2016

Séminaire au CPNV d’ Yverdon, invité par Stéphane Begon

Comment transformer ses idées d’entreprise en propositions de valeur innovantes et en modèles d’affaires performants ? Les objectifs de ce séminaire sont de (a) découvrir le Business Model Canvas et le Value Proposition Canvas, des outils visuels pour décrire, remettre en question et esquisser des modèles d’affaires et leurs propositions de valeur, (b) mieux comprendre certains exemples marquants d’innovation par les modèles d’affaires, et (c) évoquer certaines approches de “design thinking” et “lean startup” appliquées à la conception de business models.

Master theses in IS

February 1st, 2016

Defences of  master theses in our Master of science in Information Systems (MScIS), in collaboration with the EPFL’s CHIC program, initiated by Marc  Laperrouza:

Dina Elikan, Service and product design, user experience and testing of adoption hypothesis: designing a service that connects the elderly to internet communications

Noémie Abert, Gamification in Education: A Game to transform outdoor experiments into an exciting learning adventure

Philippe Gannagé, Comment choisir la bonne solution de financement pour une start-up ?

Joan Popadic, Business Model Evolution and Portfolio: Case Study on Xiaomi’s Business Model

How Design Thinking Will Reshape Business Model Innovation

January 26th, 2016

In this Strategyzer blog post with Alex and Kavi, we explain how a technique made famous by architects like Frank Gehry can transform the way leaders can solve business problems in today’s rapid and dynamic business environment. [...] as analyzed and emphasized by Richard Boland and his colleagues at Case Western …  more

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Innovation playground

January 22nd, 2016

Work session with Sam Schneider, designer, founder and partner of CustomFuture (web), on drafting a book, developing a new conceptual tool – the “Innovation Playground Canvas”, and defining a design process in order to conceptualise and prototype everything from brand, looks, functions, interactions, experience to business model in 2 weeks.

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webinar BMGEN & transition énergétique

January 20th, 2016

webinar sur BMGEN/VPDesign pour ENGIE (web), société leader en Belgique de la transition énergétique, invité par Patrick Crasson, Benovate (web)

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Des business models disruptifs transforment le paysage concurrentiel de nombreux secteurs. Comment se positionner dans ce paysage ? Comment transformer ses idées en propositions de valeur innovantes et en business models performants ? Comment maitriser des outils et techniques efficaces, simples et éprouvés pour analyser, élaborer et évaluer ces propositions de valeur et ces business models?

Benovate created the “Inno-Preneurship Readiness Assessment” (here) “The goal of the BeNovate Inno-Preneurship Assessment is to give C-Level Leaders an objective and structured view on their organization’s Inno-Preneurial potential and suggested opportunities for improvement … (more)

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Visualiser le pouvoir

January 20th, 2016

discussion riche et intéressante avec Serger Reymond et Norman Lessard, créateurs de la méthode PRIM pour cartographier les relations d’influence dans un groupe d’individu, “dont le niveau d’influence individuel, la culture du groupe, la stabilité du système et les inconsistances entre les objectifs à atteindre et la répartition du pouvoir”.

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“Sur la base de ces constats, prim permet de simuler des scénarios et d’en visualiser les impacts sur l’équipe. Que ce soit l’ajout ou le départ d’un membre de l’équipe, une réorganisation interne ou l’introduction d’un nouveau projet organisationnel prim permet d’évaluer en amont les impacts de ces actions sur le fonctionnement de votre équipe. (brochure)

Culture map

January 11th, 2016

blog post by Kavi on the Strategyzer’s blog, entitled “Best Practices: How To Use The Culture Map”

“Since Dave Gray and Strategyzer launched the Culture Map, thousands of people around the world have downloaded the tool to help them design their corporate culture. In this post, we collected 7 best practices from Dave Gray and Alex Osterwalder for using the Culture Map in collaborative sessions … (more)

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Another blog post by Dave Gray here on “Culture Mapping as a way to move a sales team from product-focus to solution orientation”