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Category: Business Model

How we pull big corporates out of their comfort zone

Pulling big corporations out of their comfort zone is a terrific way to make them innovate like startups. Confronting corporates with unconventional markets is one of the most effective tools to do this. This collection offers 30 controversial innovation tricks from 6 peculiar industries that we use in our intrapreneurial bootcamp sessions. Go ahead and […]

iWatch concepts? You’re doing it wrong. Focus on the business model instead.

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Although I was schooled as an industrial designer, I’ll give you a non-design-ish view on what to expect from the upcoming ‘iWatch’. If you’re looking for shiny, wet-dream mockups by fellow designers, I can point you to this endless stream of iWatch concepts that miss the mark. 99% of them strap a mini smartphone to […]

Why I’m not buying a Smart Watch yet. Hint: Kickstarter has it all wrong

The first cars looked like steamboats on four wheels, mini-steam-powered trains or horseless carriages. It took several iterations (and decades) to leave the ‘old model’ behind. Today, another new product category is emerging: the Smart Watch. Don’t get confused by the rise of Kickstarter Smart Watches however, following the Pebble success story. Although the name ‘Smart […]