Gartner Research

Learn From Business Model Innovation in Japan

Published: 11 January 2013

ID: G00247153

Analyst(s): Dave Aron , Kazunari Konishi

Summary

Japan's economic, demographic and competitive challenge from neighbors is fueling continual innovation, particularly in small and midsize businesses. We can all learn from these innovations.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Investigate Innovative Business Models Coming From Japan
  • Deconstruct Them, Using Gartner's Business Model Framework to Identify Opportunities to Borrow Innovation
    • An Ideate and Create Example: Elephant Design and Cuusoo
    • An Engage Example: Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance
    • An Offer Example: Komatsu
    • A Monetize Example: Irodori

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