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Canvas Update – version 3.5 released

The last couple of days I I updated the canvas with some minor changes based on feedback we collected in client workshops. The changes are: Rearrange the stakeholders – I moved the “Consumer” to the upper left corner and the “Owner” to the lower left. This supports the typical left-to-right thinking and puts the “consumer” into the most important position of the canvas Change
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PBMC featured in FCKUND magazine

Sören Frost is a founder, a serial founder. But not a normal founder. Beside the 5 startups he founded, he advised over 400 startups on how to be successful. His newest project is to organize Fuckup nights in Dresden and Leipzig. The first night was a truly success with over 300 guests. Some days ago, the second Fuckup night took place and was another success. Learning from others is a trend and the best way to start
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Bookmarks of the Month 04/2016

The month is gone and here are my highlight-links of interesting articles & news about business model innovation. Enjoy.
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Bookmarks of the Month 03/2016

The month is gone and here are my highlight-links of interesting articles & news about business model innovation. Enjoy.
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Recap Strategyzer Masterclass 2016 in Berlin

When Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur come close to your home town with their Strategyzer Masterclass you have to attend. So I did last week, when I went to Berlin. Around 80 strategist and business model innovators joined too. The location – Umspannwerk – was perfect with size, audio, video, food. Alex and Yves held a fantastic event. A mixture of training and workshop, where they guided you throug
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Book review: Digitale Transformation by Tim Cole

Digital Transformation is one of the hottest topics right now in the press. Starting with prominent examples like UBER or AirBnB Media, consultants and almost everybody is talking about the risk to get disrupted by startups. So you have to move quickly. Also Tim Cole is asking the question: quo vadis digital Germany? Can we “survive” the digital transformation or is it too late? In his book he gives an ea
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Platform Business Model Canvas v2 released

After I drafted v1 of the platform business model canvas (PBMC) I shared it with friends and colleagues and received very valuable feedback. The concept seems right, but I needed to focus more on usage of the canvas space. To make it easier to understand and easier to use in workshops. Another very important feedback was on integration of additional platform peers / players. Usually you have at least 3 peers, but mos
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Early draft of the platform business model canvas (P-BMC)

I’m a hugh fan of the original business model canvas (BMC), developed and published by Alex Osterwalder some years ago. Since that, the BMC became the standard worldwide to design and improve business models. On the same time new business model types came up, especially the “platform” or “networked” based models. This models integrate more than 2 parties to have business with. Using the
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Herzlich Willkommen auf meinem Blog

Herzlich Willkommen auf meinem persönlichen Blog. Schon lange trug ich den Gedanken in mir einen eigenen Blog zu eröffnen, doch der Mangel an Zeit hat es mir leider nicht erlaubt. Mittlerweile sieht es anders aus und ich kann dieses Vorhaben noch einmal starten. Doch worum geht es auf dem Blog? In erster Linie um digitale Geschäftsmodelle der Zukunft. Beruflich als auch privat interessieren mich Geschäftsmodelle, da
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