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Should Your Company Change its Business Model?

https://www.biv.com/article/2014/1/ask-the-experts-what-are-the-key-indicators-my-com/ Wanda Halpert: President, Concord Business Plans To be successful, entrepreneurs need to be flexible to adapt to an ever-evolving marketplace that is constantly being influenced and transformed. Your business, large or small, must adapt to continue on the climb to the top. Examples of transformations to business models include: Amazon.com, a company that foreverRead More

R.I.P. RIM

R.I.P. RIM

A Post Rim World In the past decade, BlackBerry has set the standard for enterprise-grade, reliable and secure mobility. But today, mobile smart phones have become the personal assistant, media player and entertainment device for users. The figures of adoption rates by competitors, show how short lived is a reign in the world of technology.Read More

The Un-Starbucks

The Un-Starbucks

In the following paper, the re-invention of Starbucks is examined as it struggles from a very real downturn to reclaim its glory as the front runner in the coffee beverage industry globally. Many facets of the business are looked at, going as far back as the beginning of the company. This return to the rootsRead More

Business Plans in the Age of Debt

Business Plans in the Age of Debt

In the current economy, it is more difficult to obtain money for startups than ever before. Even in stalwart industries such as gold and oil, it is difficult to source funds for some companies. For non asset-based sectors such as a tech startup, it is close to impossible. Gone are the days when a startupRead More

Can Lean and Mean Make the Economy Steam

Can Lean and Mean Make the Economy Steam

Today’s enterprise models are better than they were a couple of years ago due to a new lean and mean post melt-down architecture. Examples of corporate thrift are all around us, some clearly visible and others less so but nonetheless, significant. A landmark example of the new business economy is the name change to Vancouver’sRead More

Think as if it was your Own Company

Think as if it was your Own Company

As business plan strategists, we get to experience first hand, some of the most futuristic business models in the forefront of a trend before the rest of the world hears of them. We may have several clientsin a row with solar energy, digital streaming or green tech models. Shortly after these companies are in ourRead More