Co-creating online The Humanitarian Leadership Academy (the Academy), inspired by the concept underpinning Acumen Challenges, sought to develop a model to challenge its own staff and collaborating partners, across a global network, to co-create more effectively online. Working with Amati & Associates, the Academy worked towards creating a viable model that would
Turbulence in business is changing the rules of the game While the concepts of known knowns, known unknowns and unknown unknowns have been used in the intelligence community for a while, they surged to the radar screen of the general public, during the infamous press conference on the missing WMD in
Despite witnessing industry after industry being disrupted by new tech-enabled models, overall macroeconomic trends tell a distressing story. Consumption among the world’s rich and middle class is at its limit, and the foreign aid approach of the world’s largest NGOs to helping developing economies are largely ineffective in alleviating poverty.
Disruptive force of craft beer is fermenting in Poland With spring fast approaching, many of us are eagerly anticipating the longer days, relaxing lunches on open terraces, and entertaining conversation that this beautiful seasons brings with it. Knowing full well that a dinner with friends is often accompanied by alcoholic beverages, beer
With so many experts – or self-proclaimed experts – discussing business models, research in the field is moving at a rapid pace, often in quite controversial directions. However, I recently found a very interesting article on sustainable business models and their archetypes. A team of researchers from Cambridge and Delft university,
With the growing buzz around crowdfunding and crowdlending, I thought it was time to understand and clarify the landmark: I therefore decided to get in touch with and interview fellow IESE Alumni, Matthieu Van Haperen, CEO and partner at ECrowd!. He is a Dutch engineer, with high caliber names in