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Tamara Carleton on strategic foresight

In this video, Alex interviews Tamara Carleton, CEO of the Innovation Leadership Board, on strategic foresight. Dr. Carleton introduces a tool called context maps where the user draws in eight …

Identifying business model types

In this video, Alex discusses the identifying characteristics of infrastructure-driven, customer scope-driven, and product-driven business model types. Take a moment to characterize a product you are working on, or are …

Ready for week 4?

In this video, Alex talks about the topics he will cover in Week 4, including three fundamental business model types, infrastructure, scope, and product, and pairing those with the right …

Business model design II: Customer journeys

In this video, Alex discusses translating the desirability dimension of your product into thoughtful work on feasibility and viability, and focusing on the customer journey. To enhance your thinking about …

Week 3 takeaways

In this video, Alex reviews week three where he has taken the ideas presented in weeks one and two and applied them to large new product features and new product …

Business model design I: Proposition design

In this video, Alex talks about taking a moving forward with a business model with a validated proposition. Before engaging with the business model canvas, Alex recommends creating a positioning …

Creating a healthy innovation pipeline

In this video, Alex talks about how to fill the innovation pipeline and drive ideas through it in a disciplined but effective way. He lists different ways of soliciting ideas, …

Corporate innovation pipeline

In this video, Alex talks about how ideas move through the corporate innovation pipeline. He describes the pipeline as a funnel with many new ideas tapering down to scalable ones. …

Horizons of growth

In this video, Alex discusses the role of a product manager in the growth horizon framework, starting with horizon level 1 (H1: an existing business), then H2 (either new technology …

Non-titular product managers

In this video, Alex introduces a new type of product manager, one who handles the job alone. He uses an example of a Startup CEO. Before you hear from a …

David Chait on non-titular PMs

In this video, Alex interviews the CEO of Travefy, David Chait, to talk about non-titular product managers. On acting as a PM and CEO, David says “what you need to …