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Design a Better Business By Patrick van der Pijl

Design a Better Business by Patrick van der Pijl

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This book stitches together a complete design journey from beginning to end in a way that you ve likely never seen before, guiding readers (you) step-by-step in a practical way from the initial spark of an idea all the way to scaling it into a better business.

Design a Better Business Summary

Design a Better Business: New Tools, Skills, and Mindset for Strategy and Innovation by Patrick van der Pijl

This book stitches together a complete design journey from beginning to end in a way that you ve likely never seen before, guiding readers (you) step-by-step in a practical way from the initial spark of an idea all the way to scaling it into a better business. Design a Better Business includes a comprehensive set of tools (over 20 total!) and skills that will help you harness opportunity from uncertainty by building the right team(s) and balancing your point of view against new findings from the outside world. This book also features over 50 case studies and real life examples from large corporations such as ING Bank, Audi, Autodesk, and Toyota Financial Services, to small startups, incubators, and social impact organizations, providing a behind the scenes look at the best practices and pitfalls to avoid. Also included are personal insights from thought leaders such as Steve Blank on innovation, Alex Osterwalder on business models, Nancy Duarte on storytelling, and Rob Fitzpatrick on questioning, among others.

Design a Better Business Reviews

"This book is visually appealing and the design, illustrations and layout of the pages draw the reader in and make the journey of reading the book so interesting and informative. This book is a must read for anyone contemplating starting a business." (Management Services, June 2017)

About Patrick van der Pijl

Patrick van der Pijl is CEO of Business Models Inc. and producer of the worldwide best seller Business Model Generation. He is passionate about helping entrepreneurs, leaders, rebels and corporate companies to innovate their business model and design a future strategy. Justin Lokitz is the co-author of Design A Better Business: New Tools, Skills, and Mindset for Strategy and Innovation, a strategy blogger and frequent contributing author, as well as an experienced strategy designer and managing director of the Business Models Inc. offices in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, CA USA. He has 16+ years of experience of managing product strategies for large, multi-national corporations, like Autodesk and Oracle, as well as several startups. Justin has a MBA in Design Strategy, from California College of the Arts, a BA in Environmental Science and Geography, from University of California Santa Barbara, as well as professional certifications in software development and product management, from University of California Berkeley Maarten van Lieshout is partner at Thirty-X. He has applied visual thinking at an early stage for a Dutch idea factory, turning ideas into visual and tangible experiences. He always brings a new perspective to the table - and always stimulates others to get involved in the action. Erik van der Pluijm is founder and creative director at Thirty-X. He is passionate about visual thinking and making complex things simple. He mixes design, code and strategy, using his experience from art and design, artificial intelligence, computer games, and the startup scene.

Table of Contents

Introduction Design a better business and the double loop 08 Prepare Prepare your team, your environment, and how you work 24 Point of View Be a rebel, develop your vision, create design criteria 46 Understand Understand your customer, context, and business 82 Ideate Learn to ideate, expand your ideas, and select ideas 124 Prototype Bring ideasto life, sketch, and make prototypes 152 Validate Find the riskest assumption, experiment, and pivot 180 Scale When and how to scale, Investment Readiness Level 214 Appendix Index, the team, and acknowledgments

Additional information

GOR007947204
9781119272113
1119272114
Design a Better Business: New Tools, Skills, and Mindset for Strategy and Innovation by Patrick van der Pijl
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2016-10-14
272
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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