8 years, 10 months ago

Hidden risks in business-model design

There are a fair few business-model patterns out there that look really great, really profitable – and yet conceal fundamental flaws that can kill the business outright. (Or, in some cases, it’s not just the business that gets killed… –

8 years, 10 months ago

What’s the scope of a business-model?

I’ve long been a fan of Alex Osterwalder’s work. There can be no doubt that he’s had a huge impact on business-architecture – particularly for startups – with tools such as his Business Model Canvas  [BMCanvas] and, more recently, Value

11 years, 6 months ago

Alex Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas

Alex Osterwalder, entrepreneur, “Business Model Generation” author and creator of the Business Model Canvas, discusses how enterprise architects can contribute to business models. He suggests that there needs to be a bridge between Enterprise Architecture and the highest strategic level of business, bringing strategic and implementation concepts together. Continue reading

11 years, 11 months ago

Cannes Conference Day 1: Communication Key for Business Transformation, According to Open Group Speakers

The Open Group Cannes Conference Day 1 recap, highlighting plenary sessions by Dr. Alex Osterwalder, well-known innovator; Eric Boulay, CEO of Arismore; Hervé Gouezel, Advisor to the CEO of BNP Paribas; and Len Fehskens, VP of skills and capabilities …

12 years, 5 months ago

Why should anyone do enterprise-architecture?

A nice quick one this time! I came across this tweet today from business-model guru Alex Osterwalder: business_design: A business model’s performance is due more to the harmonious relationships among its elements than to the elements themselves I tend to describe a core driver for enterprise-architecture and the like as one very simple idea: things […]