Archive for the ‘books’ Category

The Startup Adventure

Monday, March 27th, 2017

“The Startup Adventure”, a new book by Erik Wallin, a Swedish researcher of business incubators and entrepreneurship, author and public speaker.

“The Startup Adventure is a concrete and visually rich benchmarking of successful and innovative methods of stimulating and encouraging entrepreneurism [...] Founded by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur, creators of the Business Model Canvas, … (more)


BMGEN masterclass at Berlin

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

A two-day public masterclass on BMGEN/VPDesign with Alex at Berlin, with the nice sketches by Holger Nils Pohl (web)

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VPC video

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Strategyzer is launching a new introductory video presenting the Value Proposition Canvas.

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new online course on BMGEN by strategyzer

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

The online course by strategyzer on BMGEN has been splitter in two courses; one on BMGEN and the other one on VPDesign

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Meet the Editors

Monday, December 5th, 2016

The objective of this workshop (web), coordinated by Frantz Rowe at FNEGE, is to support young information systems faculty members from France and all over Europe in their effort to publish their research in the most prestigious outlets within the information systems discipline. Over a period of four days, the editors of leading information systems journals will work together with the participants in an interactive way to provide hands-on advice on the research publication process (more)


My workshop, more iconoclast than the serious seminars by other experts and senior editors of major journals (MISQ, ISR, EJIS …), is entitled “Research must be for publication but publication must also be for impact”

BMGEN in Japan

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

A Handbook for Business Model, using BMGEN, by Miki Imazu (今津 美樹), a textbook dedicated to young students of vocational high schools in Tokyo.


Pad of BMC & VPC

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Wiley decided to publish a Big Pad of Business Model Canvases and Value Proposition Canvases …


Black Friday

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Amazon Black Friday Lightning Deals for BMGEN and VPDesign

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Growth engine inside big corporations

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Fruitful discussion on growth engine inside big corporations with Alex and Rita Gunther McGrath, Prof. at Columbia, a globally recognized expert on strategy, innovation, and growth with an emphasis on corporate entrepreneurship (more)


BMGEN/VPDesign masterclass at London

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

A two-day public masterclass at London with Alex, presenting the newest concepts and the freshest thinking, and with the nice sketches by Holger Nils Pohl (web)

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After this workshop you will have:

  • Learned about and applied a practical visual language and innovation process to describe, challenge, and design strategy and business models.
  • Appreciated powerful examples of business model innovation, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups and social entrepreneurship ventures.
  • Explored and prototyped business models using design thinking, customer development, and lean start-up methods to boost future growth

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