Business Model Transformation
Business Model Transformation is a process improvement system that guides you through tried and tested techniques for increasing profitability of existing business operations.
Business Model Transformation is a programme of change that combines incremental and disruptive approaches to value creation within your company. When a company adopts the system, it strives to improve its processes in meaningful ways. This is not just a one-time improvement, but a commitment to excellence by constantly testing and improving the workflow, day in and day out.
- Can you afford the upfront cost? You will normally have to invest significantly at the beginning of an improvement programme whether this is to consultants or by moving staff from existing roles to manage the project.
- What happens when the initiative is finished or the consultants go home? How do you maintain the benefits?
- Do you have the staff resources to dedicate to the programme?
- Does your staff have the required skills to implement the changes and then maintain them?
Business Model Transformation is based on fundamental, tried and tested techniques for business improvement. Rather than big changes chasing big results we apply first principles to:
The Business Model Transformation system has been developed through our experience within the field of business innovation draws upon the Toyota Way for continuous improvement and research by thought leaders in business innovation such as Clayton Chistensen, Oliver Grassmann and Alexander Osterwalder to name a few.
All successful businesses operate within their own effective business model, but what does this mean? Put simply it answers the question “How do we deliver value to our customer at an appropriate cost to make money.” It may not come as a surprise but research by University of StGallen, Switzerland, shows that ninety per cent of new business models aren’t actually new. Instead it is the application of existing business models to other industries or in innovative ways that creates value.
The first step in the Business Model Transformation system is to understand your existing business model in a way that identifies the component parts and makes their relationships visible.