Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Innovation Playground (Beta)

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

A new iteration with Sam for refining and clarifying “The Innovation Playground Canvas”

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VPC video

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Preparation of a new explanatory video on our Value Proposition Canvas, by Daniela Berto and her team

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11 Bad Habits Killing Innovation

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

A blogpost (post) on the Strategyzer blog


“Big companies have great execution habits to manage and improve proven and successful business models and value propositions. But those execution habits can easily kill any potential new growth engines inside the corporation. In this post we break down the 11 corporate habits killing your company’s innovation engine. How are you avoiding them?

Collaborative Creativity Canvas

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Discussion with Martin Mahaux, University of Namur, on the design of his “Collaborative Creativity Canvas”


“Each box in the CCC reflects an aspect that influences your chances of success on a collaboratively creative effort …  (blog)

Strategyzer Bootcamp

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

The 5-day Strategyzer “Train the Trainers Bootcamp”, at the end of August, “for business coaches who want to get to the next level in business model/value proposition design and Lean Startup, and to learn about the trade secrets Strategyzer has developed based on global bestsellers Business Model Generation and Value Proposition Design (web)

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with talks by 3 Thinkers50: Rita McGrath, Steve Blank, Henry Chesbrough, visit on site by Elmar Mock (inventor of the Swatch), Stefano Mastrogiacomo (The Alignment Map), Christian Sinobas (Kiwi); and online talks by Dave Gray (The Culture Map), Dan Roam (Back of the Napkin), and Tony Ulwick (Jobs-to-be-done).

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BMGEN tool of the day

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Tool of the Day as recommended by uxjobsboard (tweet)


BMGEN #1 on Amazon

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

BMGEN #1 again on Amazon Best Sellers in Strategic Business Planning, approximately 97 percent of the time

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Asian leading universities

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

National University of Singapore (NUS) has just claimed the top position in the 2016 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings, out today (web)


Bye bye Montréal

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Un magnifique séjour de quelques semaines à Montréal, plein de rencontres avec les collègues de HEC Montréal et une dizaine de conférences, ateliers et autres master classes:

Atelier pour la Banque Nationale à Québec
Jury pour Entreprism à HEC Montréal
Conférence pour NEOMED
Masterclass Strategyzer avec Alex à Boston
Masterclass BMGEN/VPDesign à HEC Montréal
Conférence pour les dirigeants de QG100
Conférence au centre de recherche de Hydro Québec
Conférence pour eComMontréal
Atelier pour l’Ecole de créativité MOSAIC
Vidéos pour la Social Business Creation Competition


Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Both BMGEN and VPDesign books into top #10 on Amazon in Management,
BMGEN into the top #20 of all books
VPDesign into the top #100 of all books