Archive for the ‘books’ Category

BMGEN masterclass at London

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

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

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Friday, May 5th, 2017

BMGEN/VPDesign at UCL,Belgium, invited by Prof. Jean Vanderdonckt

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In this interactive talk with hands-on exercises Yves Pigneur will introduce the latest Business Model Innovation and Lean Startup tools. Participants will learn the latest on how to design and test business models and value propositions to decrease the risks of innovation. (more…)

Business Model Lifecycle

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

A recent post on the Strategyzer blog to present a 2-axis diagram which we had sketched a first version a couple of years ago in London …


Alex reminded us that we started to work together on Business Model 17 years ago and … still collaborate :-)

Funny to see that BMGEN (#2) and VPDesign are still on the Amazon Best Sellers (Strategic Planning)


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 …