BCG: Impact Transforming Print Media

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How can newspaper and magazine publishers transform their business—maintaining short-term performance while planning and executing a long-term vision for the future? There are several interconnected steps, starting with unlocking cash to pay for the journey and buy time with investors. Overall success will depend more on execution than insight.


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Intruiging deck: Zoomable Project Canvas for Business Model Improvement and Disruption – vdd university by Rod King

There is an emerging school of thought which advocates that startups should ‘pitch’ their business models rather than business plans. Accordingly, startups should present their business model using a one-page business model map such as the Business Model Canvas. Prominent proponents of this school of thought include Steve Blank, Alex Osterwalder, and Nathan Furr. This “Business Model-School of Thought” has an ongoing battle with the “Business Plan-School of Thought.” The war cry of the Business Model-School of Thought is “Burn your business plan.


My point of view: A deck that contains very fine insights how to lead!

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Changing Engines in Midflight: The 2012 TMT Value Creators Report

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The technology, media, and telecom industries are experiencing their most disruptive shift yet. To succeed in the new digital economy, companies need an adaptive strategy and a transformation agenda.

Fred Zimny‘s insight:

My claim is that in this decade your customers digital competences, preferences and attitudes  are creating the shift.

Fascinating graphs in the post e.g.:


Really recommended.

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2012 Social Media Recap; 2013 Predictions by Gemma Craven and Geoffrey Colon [Podcast] by Social@Ogilvy

What were the trends that shaped 2012 in social media? And what do we have to look forward to in 2013?

Gemma Craven, Head of Social@Ogilvy NY, and Geoffrey Colon, VP, Social@Ogilvy, aka the two GCs get down to the bottom of what made noise and what didn’t in the world of emerging media in 2012 in this special year-end podcast discussing 2012 in 30 minutes.

My point of view: it is not the noise, it the the underlying tones that are relevant.

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