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New Strategyzer blog

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Stratgyzer is launching a new blog, where the content team (Alex, Benson and Nabila) will “regularly share practical content, tools, and processes for strategy, innovation, product management and intrapreneurship that Strategyzer has learned directly from the field.

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The first post is announcing the blog content, helping fill the void between our tools, trainings, and the books; the post also shows the cover of the new book …

VPC Book Cover


Thursday, July 17th, 2014

interview on CTV (NEWS) by Mutsumi Takahashi, Anchor, on business models

first TV on the new book “Value Proposition Canvas” …


Value Proposition Design

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

the last miles …

Voyage au pays des modèles d’affaires

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Séminaire au GReSI (web), Montréal

Le séminaire aura pour objectif de passer en revue une quinzaine d’années de recherches, de réflexions et d’accomplissements dans la mise au point d’outils, conceptuels et informatiques, pour soutenir la conception de modèles d’affaires. On distinguera trois périodes de chacune environ quatre années dans cette évolution. La première correspond à la modélisation conceptuelle d’une Business Model Ontology.


VPC à EDUlib

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Enregistrement d’une capsule video sur la conception d’une proposition de valeur pour EDUlib, le MOOC de HEC Montréal

EDUlib est une initiative de HEC Montréal qui vise à rendre disponible en accès libre une formation universitaire de qualité en français dans le domaine de la gestion (more).

Le cours concernée est “L’esprit entrepreneurial” (web) monté par Luis Cisneros, Franck Barès et Marie-Ange Masson de l’Institut d’entrepreneuriat (web), sur le métier d’entrepreneur, son profil entrepreneurial et son projet entrepreneurial.

Online course prep

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

preparation of the next version of the online course on BMGEN, with Alex, Nabila, Benson and Greg at Estavailler-le-lac

VPC prep and feedback

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

The campaign for collecting feedback on the first part (“Concept”) by beta readers has started last week; first comments are collected and shared, new spreads are still produced everyday, sketchers are adding drawings to existing spreads, designers are designing prepared spreads and a first draft of the cover, … for the “Value Proposition Design” book, with Trish, Alan, Alex and Greg (without forgetting Benson’s and Nabila’s comments): the machine is running at full capacity :-)

see previous posts (VPC3) (VPC2) (VPC1)

BMGEN story

Friday, April 11th, 2014

a short visual evolution of BMGEN

LeanLaunchPad @ Singapore

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Introduction to the Business Model Canvas at the LeanLaunchPad @ Singapore Boot Camp (Prof. Poh Kam Wong)

“Lean LaunchPad is an experiential learning program that aims to guide early age entrepreneurs on navigating the continually shifting landscape of becoming a start-up. Taught at top universities around the world like Stanford, Berkeley, Columbia, Caltech and adopted by the National Science Foundation in the US, this program focuses on using a flipped classroom teaching model and immediate feedback as ways to engage participants with real world entrepreneurship (more)

The BM canvas figures prominently in the Lean Launchpad approach, not only as the main tool for defining business models but also for structuring the program itself based on the nine blocks.

Innovation science at Todai

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Seminar and meetings at the (web) of the University of Tokyo (Todai), invited by Prof. Hideyuki Horii and Yasuhiro Ishibashi. Fruitful discussion with i.School students and staff on design thinking, business model and innovation science.

Prof. Hideyuki Horii, i-School, at TEDxUTokyo on “Necessary condition for third miracle”

i.School organises the annual TODAI Innovation Summer Program (TISP).

“During the two-week TISP program, the students, both from outside Japan and The University of Tokyo, will intensively experience classes, workshops and field researches and hone their innovation skills, in Tokyo and the Tohoku region, disaster-struck areas in the north-east of the country. The entire program is built upon the two principal themes; Japanese cultures and Tohoku issues, which will lead to a wide variety of unique sub-themes (more)