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The untapped potential of ecosystems in health care

Ecosystems can react to today’s big change faster and more flexible.

April 29, 2021
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The 10 Life Areas of the Ecosystem Strategy Map

The Ecosystem Strategy Map consists of two dimensions: 10 Life Areas and 3 Roles. This article is about the 10 Life Areas of the Strategy Map.

June 1, 2020
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Julian Kawohl, Raffael Schilling

Ecosystem-to-Human (E2H): The New Paradigm

The key to successful strategic ecosystem thinking is the new paradigm, Ecosystem-to-Human (E2H). Learn more about it.

May 22, 2020
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Julian Kawohl, Denis Krechting

The 3 Roles of the Ecosystem Strategy Map

Learn more about the 3 Roles that describe the positions for companies within business ecosystems.

June 5, 2020
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Navigating the Ecosystem Shift in the Automotive Industry: Mercedes-Benz Leads with Innovation

The strategic transformation of Mercedes is explained in a new video from the perspective of the business ecosystem.

February 16, 2024
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Revolutionizing the Future of In-Car Experiences: The AI Integration by German Automakers
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Revolutionizing the Future of In-Car Experiences: The AI Integration by German Automakers

Don't miss the new video on our YouTube channel in which Julian explores the strategic integration of artificial intelligence.

February 15, 2024
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Julian Kawohl Niklas Manikowsky Lucy Müller

Navigating Cultural Celebrations Through the Lens of the Ecosystem Strategy Map: The Case of Cologne's Rosenmontag Parade

The dynamic interplay of traditional festivities and modern business strategies offers a unique vantage point for understanding the marketplace.

February 14, 2024
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Julian Kawohl, Niklas Manikowsky, Lucy Müller

Tesla's Ecosystem Journey - An Analysis Using the Ecosystemizer Framework

Ever wondered how Tesla transformed from an electric vehicle manufacturer to a multifaceted ecosystem giant?

January 29, 2024
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Julian Kawohl, Lucy Müller, Niklas Manikowsky, Tatiana Timofeeva

BASF– Illustration I Corporate development with an ecosystem perspective

Probably most of you know BASF and what this company does, but we are sure you will be surprised how BASF builds its ecosystem.

January 22, 2024
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Julian Kawohl, Niklas Manikowsky, Lucy Müller

AI ecosystems and the democratization of innovation - the GPT store

OpenAI, under Sam Altman's leadership, is not just transforming artificial intelligence technology but is strategically building an ecosystem.

January 8, 2024
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2023 in Retrospective: Ecosystemizer's Year of Growth and Innovation

Our 2023 journey: From dynamic collaborations with industry leaders to internal growth, we're set for transformative changes in 2024.

December 27, 2023
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Julian Kawohl, Niklas Manikowsky, Tatiana Timofeeva, Lucy Müller

Christmas collaborations: three evergreen ecosystem success stories

This post highlights Christmas partnerships that enhance customer experiences and address societal challenges.

December 20, 2023
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Julian Kawohl, Niklas Manikowsky, Lucy Müller, Tatiana Timofeeva

Microsoft Inspire 2023: an ecosystem perspective on AI advancements

Explore Microsoft Corporation's recent AI announcements in this blog post and analyze the impact of their offerings.

December 18, 2023
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Julian Kawohl, Lucy Müller, Niklas Manikowsky

Exploring the potential of generative AI and ChatGPT in our daily lives: using the Ecosystem Strategy Map as a guiding structure for priorities and use cases

In this blog post, we'll explore the various applications of generative AI and ChatGPT within the ten Life Areas.

December 4, 2023
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Learning from the leaders: key insights into business ecosystems from the new DAX companies
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Julian Kawohl, Niklas Manikowsky, Lucy Müller, Tatiana Timofeeva

Learning from the leaders: key insights into business ecosystems from the new DAX companies

In the ever-evolving world of business, we often marvel at the agility and innovation of startups. But what about established giants?

November 15, 2023
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BASF Coatings: Navigating the digital frontier

Discover how BASF Coatings is breaking new ground in a traditional industry by navigating the digital frontier.

November 9, 2023
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Julian Kawohl, Niklas Manikowsky, Tatiana Timofeeva

The Fender ecosystem for creatives - more than a guitar manufacturer

Explore Fender's journey from guitar maker to music industry leader. Discover their winning combination of products, services, and partnerships.

October 23, 2023
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Business Ecosystems at Hubspot: Podcast with Scott Brinker

Discover Scott Brinker's vision for business ecosystems, HubSpot's transformation, and the pivotal role of AI in our latest podcast episode.

October 13, 2023
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Unpacking Airbnb's Ecosystem: An Analysis Using the Ecosystem Strategy Map (ESM)

Explore Airbnb's $8.4B 2022 revenue-driven ecosystem strategy reshaping travel with role versatility, partnerships, and innovation.

October 4, 2023
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COPETRI Convention Panel Discussion: The Power of Digital Transformation in Business Ecosystems

Expert panel insights at COPETRI Convention reveal the key to success: top-down commitment, HR's role, and embracing business ecosystems.

July 28, 2023
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Unlocking the Future: Exploring Apple's Vision Pro Headset and the Apple Card in the Ecosystem Era

Discover the strategic importance of Apple's Ecosystem Strategy and the transition from products to experiences.

July 25, 2023
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Harnessing the Power of Startups

Discover the power of Startup Collaborations in Logistics: Insights from Ronja Stoffregen, Head of Global Startup Management at DB Schenker.

July 19, 2023
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Ecosystemize Your Business: Impact and Insights

Discover the impact and insights of "Ecosystemize Your Business" in a conversation with co-author Dr. Denis Krechting.

July 14, 2023
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Unleashing Innovation and Collaboration: The Power of Open Source in Technology Ecosystems

Join us on the latest episode of VoE as we dive into the transformative world of open source and its impact on technology ecosystems.

July 7, 2023
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Discover the Power of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems for Social Change with Anika Horn

Explore the social impact of entrepreneurial ecosystems with Anika Horn, Director at Shenandoah Capital. Insights on Voices of Ecosystems.

June 16, 2023
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Unlocking the Secrets of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Insights from Andrew Jason, Director of Ecosystem at Grand Farm

The latest episode of the Voices of Ecosystems podcast is now available, featuring Andrew Jason, Director of Ecosystem at Grand Farm.

May 26, 2023
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Insights from Dagmar Eisenbach, Salesforce's Director Sales Enablement and Oikocredit's Board Chair

Learn sustainability and teamwork insights from Salesforce's Director Sales Enablement & Oikocredit's Board Chair, Dagmar Eisenbach.

May 12, 2023
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Future-Proofing Your Investments: Insights from Pascal Morgan on AI Breakthroughs and Business Ecosystems

Welcome to the new episode of Voices of Ecosystems with Pascal Morgan - Speaker, Advisor, Board Member, and Founder.

April 28, 2023
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Revolutionizing the Insurance Industry

Welcome to the new episode of “Voices of ecosystems” with KASKO CEO and Co-Founder - Nikolaus Sühr.

March 31, 2023
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Julian Kawohl, Tatiana Timofeeva, Niklas Manikowsky

Generation Z - how to leverage ecosystem potential for the post-millenials

We’ll take a deep dive into how Generation Z is reshaping the world of business and how companies can use this to their advantage.

February 20, 2023
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2022 in Retrospect our Highlights

What a year. We have had many highlights and would like to present you our view of the year.

December 29, 2022
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Ecosystems to Empower the All Electric Society

Julian spoke to Andreas Rau from Phoenix Contact about their way of “Empowering the All Electric Society”.

December 22, 2022
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Ecosystems in a Sports Equipment Company - Case Study Under Armour

Today we invite you to take a look at the Ecosystem Strategy Map of a well-known sporting goods brand, Under Armour.

December 2, 2022
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Julian Kawohl, Niklas Manikowsky, Tatiana Timofeeva

Ecosystems in Insurance - Case Study Gruppo Unipol

Today we will take a look at the Unipol Gruppo, a leading insurance group in Italy active in the Non-Life business, among the top ten in Europe.

November 9, 2022
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Ecosystems in the construction technology with Matthew Carli

Julian spoke to Matthew Carli about the evolution of the building technology industry, 3D printing of buildings, new innovations and ecosystems.

October 27, 2022
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Example of an Ecosystem use case with the CSO at Arvato Financial Solutions, Teresa Schlichting

Julian spoke with Teresa Schlichting about the company's transformation experience using an ecosystem approach and the challenges.

September 30, 2022
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Julian Kawohl, Tatiana Timofeeva, Niklas Manikowsky

Ecosystemizer Metaverse case study

The Metaverse - the next stage of the Internet or a buzzword mania?

September 16, 2022
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The Ecosystem Strategy Map

To successfully ecosystemize your business, you need more than some basic knowledge about this topic. You also need helpful tools for.

May 19, 2022
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The Advantage of the Ecosystem Innovation Flywheel

How can companies generate operational knowledge from the customer data they collect? The key to success is the Innovation Flywheel.

May 4, 2022
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Ecosystem Roles from Medieval Market to Fashion Ecosystem

What role can your company play in a business ecosystem and where do they actually originate from?

April 28, 2022
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Find the right ecosystem areas for your business

Learn more about the second chapter of our playbook - "Ecosystemize Your Business". Stage 2 is called: Strategize.

April 21, 2022
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The next step toward success

It is all about achieving a basic understanding of what business ecosystems are and how they work. Learn more about the chapter - Understand.

April 14, 2022
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Ecosystemize Your Business

A sneak peek into our playbook and the steps needed to evolve your competitive advantage, harnessing ecosystem strategy.

April 7, 2022
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Discover how startups are benefiting from ecosystems

Robert Bach, Managing Director at BEAM, joins to talk about how ecosystems are shaping the logistics industry and startup scene.

February 10, 2022
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Julian Kawohl, Denis Krechting, Raffael Schilling

Finding the Right Scope: Utilizing Ecosystem Domains and Super Topics for Growth and Innovation

Ecosystem Domains to identify which ecosystem topics fit for your future positioning and which Super Topics work for your business.

February 2, 2022
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First episode in 2022 with COO at wefox, Dr. David Stachon

Julian talked with Dr. David Stachon about the insurance industry, changes and developments taking place, ecosystems and trends in this field.

January 6, 2022
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2021 in Retrospect: Our Highlights

The year in review by Julian Kawohl and the Ecosystemizer. Take a look at what all happened last year and what to expect in 2022.

December 22, 2021
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Denis Krechting, Julian Kawohl, Raffael Schilling

Shaping Analog Ecosystems

Designing a city’s neighborhood to be the central hub of people’s lives is an important first step for analog ecosystems.

December 16, 2021
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The ecosystem era has just begun

At the beginning of 2022, our new book – ”Ecosystemize Your Business” will become the management handbook about mastering the next stage.

November 18, 2021
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Ecosystem Open Masterclass Dates 2022

We will publish new dates for our masterclasses soon. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

September 3, 2021
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Julian Kawohl, Ulrich Pidun, Niklas Knust, Evangelos Avramakis, Andreas Klar

The untapped potential of ecosystems in health care

Ecosystems can react to today’s big change faster and more flexible.

April 29, 2021
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Ep. 3: CEO meinestadt.de - Co-founder Gruenderszene Mark Hoffmann

In Episode 3 "Voices of Ecosystems” Julian talks with Mark Hoffmann about ecosystems in the media industry.

March 25, 2021
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UPDATE: Online and Offline Masterclass Dates for 2021

Ecosystemizer 2-day Masterclass events are now live for an Online Masterclass as well as live events (depending on Covid-19 regulations).

March 9, 2021
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EP. 2 with Global Lead SAP Deepa Gautam-Nigge

2nd episode of Voices of ecosystems with Global Lead SAP Next-Gen Ecosystem Deepa Gautam-Nigge. Talk about ecosystems in the software industry.

February 18, 2021
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Are ecosystem strategy projects and workshops better online?

It seems like online works well. But are online projects and online workshops better compared to in-person workshops?

February 12, 2021
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First episode of "Voices of Ecosystems"

First Episode Voices of Ecosystems with innovation expert Denis Krechting. Talk about urban ecosystems and Smart Cities.

January 21, 2021
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2020 in retrospect: Our highlights

While 2020 was a difficult year for everyone given the Coronavirus pandemic, we want to share our Ecosystemizer 2020 highlights.

December 17, 2020
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Julian Kawohl, Raffael Schilling

The true value behind the Oracle/TikTok deal

Mergers and acquisitions by analyzing the Oracle TikTok deal. Why Microsoft has lost a geopolitical battle to o strengthen its ecosystem?

December 11, 2020
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Julian Kawohl, Raffael Schilling

The Salesforce/Slack merger: From service provider to super-enabler ecosystem

Salesforce buys Slack for 27.7 billion dollars! What does this merger mean from an ecosystem perspective?

December 4, 2020
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Julian Kawohl, Jens Lange, Markus Rosenbaum, Heike Nguyen

Successfully shaping insurance ecosystems

All insurers must develop an insurance ecosystem strategy for themselves to have a right to play for their customers in the future.

October 21, 2020
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How we help companies to navigate to ecosystems

With Keynotes and Workshops we help companies to navigate to ecosystems and how to analyze, strategize, position, and design ecosystems.

October 8, 2020
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Understand yourself as an ecosystem, not "egosystem"

In an interview with Handelsblatt, Ecosystemizer founder Julian Kawohl talks about the key success factors in the ecosystem area.

August 17, 2020
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Julian Kawohl, Heike Nguyen, Raffael Schilling

Post-COVID-19 trends - How to enter the ecosystem era from a position of strength

How is Covid 19 affecting the business ecosystem? We show you the impact it currently has on businesses across all sectors.

July 21, 2020
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Julian Kawohl, Denis Krechting

The 4 strategic directions of ecosystems

The 4 strategic directions of ecosystems are giving business leaders an understanding of positioning options to create the best strategy.

July 8, 2020
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Our book and the Ecosystem Expert Area

We will publish our first book: The Ecosystem Era - How companies can win the collaboration game (working title). Learn more about it.

July 2, 2020
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A summary of the Insurance Forums Leipzig Digital Workshop 2020

Read the summary of our 2-day workshop for insurance forums Leipzig (Versicherungsforen Leipzig). We introduced our ecosystem tools.

June 25, 2020
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Julian Kawohl, Denis Krechting

The Ecosystem Strategy Map

Get to know the Ecosystem Strategy Map and how it helps business leaders intuitively navigate ecosystems with ecosystem strategy and design.

June 18, 2020
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Julian Kawohl, Denis Krechting

The 3 Roles of the Ecosystem Strategy Map

Learn more about the 3 Roles that describe the positions for companies within business ecosystems.

June 5, 2020
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The 10 Life Areas of the Ecosystem Strategy Map

The Ecosystem Strategy Map consists of two dimensions: 10 Life Areas and 3 Roles. This article is about the 10 Life Areas of the Strategy Map.

June 1, 2020
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Julian Kawohl, Raffael Schilling

Ecosystem-to-Human (E2H): The New Paradigm

The key to successful strategic ecosystem thinking is the new paradigm, Ecosystem-to-Human (E2H). Learn more about it.

May 22, 2020
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The Ecosystemizer Story

Learn more about the Ecosystemizer Story. How it all began and how our idea came about.

May 15, 2020
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