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Design Brief

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Business tool prototyping with Alex and Tendayi Viki, co-author of the excellent “Corporate Startup”



Friday, January 18th, 2019

BMGEN on the book list for AltMBA



Friday, January 18th, 2019

Kiwi de Christian Sinobas a réalisé une levée de fonds de 3,2 millions de francs afin d’accélérer sa croissance au Mexique et ouvrir un nouveau marché dans la région …

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Don’t let company culture just happen

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Steelcase CEO Jim Keane joins the Global Peter Drucker Forum to explore redefining the work experience to help people do what they do best (web)

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“Culture is another popular topic these days, but a tough one to get right. Yves Pigneur, professor of Management Information Systems, University of Lausanne, says he sees more and more students who are seeking out small companies or startups over large, more established organizations. …

ToolsHeroes …

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Bio by Alexander Zeeman (2018)

Unknown “Toolsheroes are leading authorities on proven practices. These persons, often called “gurus“, have very influential ideas or theories about various topics like i.e. management, strategy, marketing, quality management, problem solving, etc. toolheroes

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“Yves Pigneur (5 February 1954) is a Belgian computer scientist and is a professor at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland since 1984. He is known for the Business Model Canvas, a model that people can use to design, challenge, and pivot any business model, which he co-created with Alexander Osterwalder. Their international bestseller ‘Business Model Generation’ has been sold in more than a million times and has been translated into 40 languages. They recently also authored ‘Value Proposition Design’  (more…)

AIS Electronic Library

Saturday, January 5th, 2019

The latest Readership Report of our articles from AIS Electronic Library (AISeL)

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informatique à l’Unil en 1984

Friday, January 4th, 2019

le début de l’informatique à HEC et à l’Université de Lausanne il y a 35 ans …

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Invent Mechanics

Monday, December 24th, 2018

review w/Alex of the BM mechanics for the “Explore” portfolio


Logitech, ambidextrous org

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Great interview w/ Alex of Bracken Darrell, CEO of Logitech, a nice example of ambidextrous organization …


Our interview today confirmed our intuition, a real Chief Entrepreneur running an established company: 1) CEO 50% time on innovation, 2) Clear inno playground, 3) Small autonomous teams, 4) Embrace failure, 5) Metered funding: 1-3 months, and 6) Hire entrepreneurs

“Entrepreneurs are better than managers at most jobs. [..] We hire entrepreneurs.”

dernier cours …

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

dernier cours à HEC, célébré par les collègues et les étudiants, avec une jolie vidéo  …

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