R&D for new business models shouldn't be confused with change management. Create new business model prototypes and test them in the real world until you discover a business model that's worth changing to.
In this guest post, Vala Afshar asks Saul Kaplan what companies can do to prevent being disrupted by exploring new business model innovation. Includes video of Kaplan's appearance on Afshar's DisrupTV show.
Business and innovation news is published every day, but rarely are these stories viewed through the lens of business model innovation, design, and exploration — until now. Each month we share links to five news stories we've been reading, along with our take on the news from the perspective of business model innovation.
Instead of wondering whether UberHealth will run them over, healthcare companies should learn to imagine, design, and test new business models centered around health and well-being and not just sick-care.
What Taylor Swift realizes, that most businesses haven’t figured out, is that “social” isn’t an extension to an existing business model, it is an entirely new business model. Social isn’t a bolt-on, it's central to how movements start and grow.
We still allow predominant business models to slow down and block the emergence of new business models that can better meet our needs. It’s time to move from the era of the predominant business model to the era of business model proliferation. Let a thousand business models bloom.