March 20th, 2018

Lectures at NUS b-school, invited by Prof. Thompson Teo in his classes

The lecture aims at presenting tools and techniques (ideation, prototyping, storytelling, dotmocracy, …) for service design, using the Value Proposition Canvas for designing, assessing and challenging services and value propositions. Design thinking attitude will be emphasized for exploring and prototyping value propositions. Finally, the synergy with lean startup and customer development will be briefly presented for testing value propositions.

Visit at Singapore

March 16th, 2018

Back to National University of Singapore for a couple of days



Innovation Metrics

March 13th, 2018

Workshop with Alex on Innovation Metrics, with a couple of large organisations.


“The traditional metrics used to run and manage business don’t apply to innovation. In fact, they might even lead to increasing the risk of failure or lead to not pursuing breakthrough innovation that could lead to substantial growth …

Innovation Playground

March 9th, 2018

Meeting with Sam Schneider (CustomFuture) on the Innovation Playground and evolution of the ABC concept (Amenity, Brand, Culture). The book begins to take shape …


Entrepreneurs’ Stories

March 7th, 2018

Laurent Haug (blog) organise une fête pour célébrer la fin de tournage de Entrepreneurs’ Stories, émission qui va passer dès la semaine prochaine sur la RTS

” … aventure incroyable: le tournage de 11 épisodes à travers la Suisse à la rencontre d’entrepreneur(se)s qui, chacun(e) à leur façon, contribuent positivement au développement de notre société. Nous leur avons demandé de nous raconter leurs aventures, leurs succès, leur défis, dans le but de montrer aux jeunes générations que l’entrepreneuriat est un choix de vie extra-ordinaire, passionnant et exigeant, rempli de contradictions et de bonheurs.


February 27th, 2018

Discussion with Cédric Duchêne and Nicolas Henchoz, EPFL+ECAL Lab, about the project Montreux Jazz Heritage Lab II, and the master project for Alexandre Truan



February 25th, 2018

article “Brand Identity Ontology” presented by Dina Elikan at VMBO’2018, hosted by Vrij Universiteit (Jaap Gordijn) at Amsterdam


Increasingly, information systems have a business and consumer value aspect. For example, end-user services such as Netflix and Spotify actually are information systems that produce economic value directly. In this edition of VMBO, we are seeking contributions that discuss the influence of new business insights (e.g. service-dominant logic) on information system design and the other way around. (program)

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CfP – Developing visual collaborative tools

February 24th, 2018

Call for Papers – Minitrak “Developing Visual Collaborative Tools” at HICSS 2019 (in Collaboration systems and technology), chaired with Stéphanie Missonier & Kalle Lyytinen, w/ Dina Elikan and Hazbi Avdiji.


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BMGEN à JobTreck

February 21st, 2018

atelier pour Jobtrek, une fondation suisse qui offre aux jeunes en difficulté professionnelle une nouvelle perspective (web)


New book …

February 16th, 2018

Join us and work directly with Alex & me on our next book on the world’s best business models and our new tools for managing innovation.