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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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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