Five Reasons Companies Fail at Business Model Innovation
Business model innovation is the new strategic imperative—by now, this is becoming more generally acknowledged. But companies routinely fail at self-reinvention because they are so busy pedaling the bicycle of their current business models they leave no time, attention, or resources to design, prototype, and test new ones. Even where investments are made in innovation, those efforts are focused on new products and services delivered through today's business models and on making the current models operate more efficiently. These are important to do, without doubt. But they are hardly sufficient in the highly networked 21st century, when business models don't last as long as they used to and incumbents increasingly face the risk of disruption. Read complete Harvard Business Review blog.