Most transformation methods works within a narrow paradigm. Ex. Customer Centricity or Strategy Analysis.
The 12Box Model is a general model that enables the information flow between the other methods. In this way you can start out with the 12Box Model and then deep dive into other methods depending of the urgency and complexity of the transformation. In this way you will unleash the value of the huge knowledge created by decades of brilliant research.
The 12 Box Model reflects the business dynamics (the relation with triggers and impact). Other models are mostly check list - commonly they have mnemotechnic combinations of letters.
Yes, the 12Box Model takes starting point in Design Thinking's user process philosophy. The processes are described by use of 3 types of stories: Consumer Journey, Service Production Process and Governance Process. The 3 types pf processes need to integrate.
If you are familiar with using Design Thinking, it is easy to advance to use the 12Box Model.
Compared with the 12Box Model, the Business Model Canvas has several weaknesses, ex.:
- No integration to the Vision
- Non existing Business Algorithm
- Does not consider AS-IS and TO-BE (nor TO-DO)
- Does not reflect the business dynamics
- No integration with other models and methods
If you are familiar with using Business Model Canvas, it is easy to advance to use the 12Box Model.
A Canvas is a tabular representation of subjects.
A Map is a precise diagram of subjects with their relative position and the logical relation between the subjects.