A quick guideline to developing disruptive business models

Much is written about digital business models. About disruptive approaches. Expensive evaluations and process models are sold and tested extensively. Most of the time this results in faulty compromises and “over-digitized”, ancient processes. It sounds paradoxical, but in order to build new, successful business models based on digitization, digital tools are initially less important. Fundamentally, one must be able to break out of tried-and-true mindsets, to figuratively leave the beaten mental path. Here’s how – short version.

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How do you treat your competition?

Time and again I can observe that dealings with competitors are often reserved and sometimes even dogged. This is unfortunate, for one has much to learn in dealing openly with the competition – especially about oneself.

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Dead: Shopping Malls – Alive: Shopping Malls go Digital

In the United States, many shopping malls are dying or dead. The numbers are devastating. Europe has followed the trend and must also deal with threat similar the US.

Then there is Amazon, the major threat to any kind of shopping mall or brick-and-mortar bookshops.

And most of us are thinking: “What the . . .?”

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Why Selling Is Different Today Than It Used To Be!

Recently, I read an interesting article by Andreas Kassat, “Poor Upbringing or a new Trend: Unreachable Contacts”.

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7 Tools To Better Manage A Remote Development Team

Managing a team of developers is both a great challenge and a pleasure. The challenge, because this task is often difficult and extremely demanding, especially if the team is dispersed in whole or partly and working remotely.

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How technology is changing travel retail
How To Not Lose Your Unique Selling Proposition When You Go Digital

Let me start by bringing up an unusual case: Wojciech Cejrowski is a well known Polish traveler, an author, and a TV personality. He’s a hard-line Catholic, which differentiates him from other travelers.

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Why Technological Progress Creates More Work!
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When Will Digital Transformation Finally Reach Medicine?

Healthcare in Switzerland and Germany is excellent, so it is said. Compared with other countries this is undoubtedly so. And still, if you detach yourself from existing mental structures, you will find that many

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Everybody hates projects and yet we do them: The product company dream

I can tell you that 20 years in the project business leave their mark. Almost everyone I talk to in the industry is intrinsically fed up with it. Too much movement, too many “moving targets”, too much stress. Sooner or later, almost every digital agency expresses the desire to launch a product.

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