July, 2012

Business Model Canvas for Puppies (part I)

Grasshopper Herder

TaskRabbit launched a new business: Puppies-as-a-Service I think it's a fabulous idea and it'll make a great example to use with our new Business Model Canvas. Business Model business model business model canvas business plans puppies user experience

Comfortably Numb, Stupidly Unashamed

CorporateIntel

I have been agonizing for weeks whether to write about Rielle Hunter. The notion of a single additional millisecond consumed by the public on this media danse macabre peels the skin from my typing fingers. Still I need to share a few words, less about what’s happened, more about how troubled I am with our inability to look away from the body. Rielle Hunter is not a celebrity, except that she is. She had a sexual relationship with a married man. She got pregnant. She chose to have a baby.

Sloooowprise! RIM Slips into the Abyss

Bill Fischer

At long last, there is good news for Blackberry fans! After quite a few anxious months, when the very fate of the organization appeared to be in question, RIM CEO Thorsten Heins, announced last week that “there’s nothing wrong with the company as it exists right now.” What a relief!

12 Random Customer Development Tips

Grasshopper Herder

Customer development is hard. It takes work to get it right and you'll always be improving your technique. Here are a few tips I like to keep in my head while I'm getting out of the building. Customer Development Lean Startups

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The 5 Competencies of Highly Innovative Organizations

Speaker: Dr. Ankush Chopra, Professor of Strategy, School of Management Fribourg

Professor Ankush Chopra studied over 100 companies in North America and Europe to seek answers to the above questions. He found that companies across the world use the same set of competencies to become successful innovators. In this webinar, he shows how you can use these insights to develop and lead an innovative organization.

Triangulating the User Experience

Grasshopper Herder

It's not just about Customer Development. I'm a massive fan or Customer Development but that cannot be the only tool in your toolbox. Customer Development User Experience lean user experience leanux user experience ux

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