I thought this was a very good idea but, as soon as I opened the kindle book, I realised there is a problem. It’s not in the normal kindle format but instead, a two page pdf style book in landscape format. This has the advantage of presenting the diagrams and images fairly well but the disadvantage that the text was a little too small to read easily and I couldn’t highlight sentences of interest. [click to continue…]
The Logical Thinking Process: An Executive Summary by H William Dettmer
posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave it 4 Stars. This means that it is Good and Well Worth Reading.
Here is my book review.
Very useful overview of Goldratt’s thinking processes
The author has written an excellent book explaining how to use the Theory of Constraints Thinking Processes. However, if you learn a little, you can easily get scared off by the strange terminology in the original thinking like Evaporating Clouds and Current Reality Trees. [click to continue…]
The full title of this short book by Alexander M Schmid is
90 Shades of Innovation: Explorative Questions for the Business Model Canvas.
In my review posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave the book 2 Stars.
Here is my book review.
Just questions, no explanations
The full title promises 90 questions to help you with the business model canvas and 90 questions is exactly what you get. There are ten questions for each of the nine sections, so some feel more forced than others.
There is no discussion of the canvas. No explanation of the questions, comments about any weaknesses in its logic or the common mistakes people make when using it. No checks that there is a logical flow, just the questions. [click to continue…]
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