Posts Tagged ‘Business Model’

A book review It is not an easy challenge Lev Manovich sets in his book “The Language of New Media“. In the early days of cinema hardly anyone could foresee the enormous cultural impact this new medium would have on our society. A new artistic language, cinematography, was born; but no one recorded its first […]


Many web services publish an API, and much of the innovation on the web  is a result of that. With an API (Application Programming Interface) a web service allows third parties to reuse some of their data and functionality. Many see this as a perfect example of open innovation as Henry Chesbrough defined it in […]


I have been commenting on ‘openness’ according to Google, in an earlier post. Since then I am struggling with the many ways the term ‘open’ is used in relation to e-business. This has been a reason to pick up the book ‘Open Business Models’ by Henry Chesbrough. In contrast with what you might think, open […]


In 2003 Hip Hop star Lauryn Hill released her ‘MTV Unplugged 2.0’ album. A controversial move, since she performed somewhat unfinished songs with a guitar, rather than a six piece band. However, according to her own musings during the concert this was a conscious choice. Hill said that having the responsibility of supporting a six […]