Monthly Archives: October 2013

modelH update: Channels

modelH is a co-creation forum dedicated to building an open source business model canvas for the US healthcare system. Our recent project sprint on Channels defined questions to ask when developing the canvas, and explored how to treat the development and organization of Channels that help our Customer Segments find our Value Proposition. This update will bring you up to speed on the best approaches for developing Channels within your business model, what we are teeing up next, and how you can get involved.

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Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation

Last month saw the launch of the US National Science Foundation funded Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation. VIRI’s mission is to develop and disseminate a sophisticated conceptual and operational understanding of Responsible Innovation by facilitating collaborative research, training and outreach activities among a broad partnership of academic and non-academic institutions.

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How to Grow

If we try to completely protect ourselves from failure, we’ll never learn. And if we don’t learn, we don’t grow. To grow, we have to take risks, and we have to mess up. If we learn from this, we’ll be ok.

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What Is Talent?

If it's true, as we often hear, that the artist is not a special kind of person, but rather that every person is a special kind of artist, then the journey to creative excellence must begin with finding the key to unlocking that special artistry.

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