Innovative Consulting Services (Global)

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The three consulting firms that we compared are IDEO, frog and ?!What if Innovation. IDEO is an award-winning global design and innovation company that was established in 1991. The company creates positive impact via design using a human-centered approach in order to help organizations innovate, grow, and generate new ideas. Frog is a global design and strategy firm located in San Francisco, California. The company transforms businesses by creating products and services that deliver a unique experience.?!What if Innovation is located in London and assists clients with creating new businesses, products, brands and services. Below is the comparative analysis for the above mentioned companies.

IDEO

  • IDEO primarily focuses on developing consumer experiences for consumer-facing projects. IDEO works with 26 different types of organizations. These include organizations in the digital, educational, environmental, financial, government, food and beverage, health and wellness, hospitality and transport industry.
  • IDEO believes in diversity in all aspects and sees it as a mandatory component in each design challenge. IDEO's design thinking philosophy is based on being people-centered and even as their methods evolve in response to new challenges, they are always designing solutions for people first.
  • The company's innovation methodology as is aimed towards design thinking, which is their strategy and approach to viewing the world. The aim of this design thinking strategy is to enable IDEO to approach problem solving by stimulating a beginner's mind.
  • IDEO clients include Google, Levis, Ford, Mattel, Swarovski, and Kate Spade New York. A list of case studies of companies they have worked with can be found here.

frog

  • Frog design specializes in eight different sectors, which are transportation, consumer products, financial services, healthcare, social impact, mobile and telecom and retail.
  • Frog primarily focuses on emotion; they strive to create the world as it should be, which results in experiences that people love.
  • They look beyond point solutions and apply design in order to create new strategies, complex ecosystems and at times new businesses. Frog also integrates new capabilities and platforms for designs and intelligent systems including virtual reality, and artificial intelligence.
  • Frog client portfolio includes Sony, Apple, Disney, Porsche, TouchTunes, British Telecom, Supersonic, Tuesday Capital, Lumen, Heatworks, Hyundai and General Electric. The entire client list can be found here.

?!What if Innovations

  • ?!What if industry of focus is automotive, consumer goods, energy & utilities, financial services, food & beverage, healthcare, non-profit, retail, social and travel & hospitality.
  • The company analyzes new growth contracts for organizations and then develop strategies for the potential futures by collaborating with leaders to establish the vision and goals. They aim to understand all the possible upcoming contracts and take into consideration and possible issues that may affect these contracts. These necessary precautions allows ?!What if to remain consumer-centric.
  • ?!What if Innovation methodology focuses on experimental change, experimental strategy and experimental innovations. Their aim is to transform a culture by applying the practice of experimentation to de-risk change, unlock human potential and future proof organizations.?!What if Innovation strategy is to make financial contracts practical and actionable by using experimentation to create a dynamic, de-risked strategy for growth. They are also focused on inventing new products, businesses and services by using experimentation to de-risk bigger, bolder solutions and accelerate them to market.
  • ?!What if Innovation client portfolio includes AB InBev, Millicano, Ikea, Steinway & Sons, KFC, Easy Jet, Cialis and Pfizer. Case studies can be found here.
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Livework Insight is composed of a group of designers, researchers, consultants and psychologists who work towards keeping Livework at the forefront of service design practice and discipline. Fabernovel Innovate is developing a model similar to that of a talent company that consists of various designers, analysts, developers, data scientists, change-makers and finance specialists, among others. Below is an overview of the findings.

LIVEWORK STUDIO

INDUSTRY OF FOCUS
  • The industries of focus for Livework Studio are the automotive, education, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, hospitality, information technology, insurance, manufacturing, media, retail, technology, telecom, and transport industry.
TEAM DNA
  • Livework Insight is composed of a group of designers, researchers, consultants and psychologists who work towards keeping Livework at the forefront of the service design practice and discipline. Livework seeks to understand where organizations are struggling to serve customers and investigate how services can make a positive difference to both.
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • Livework Studio has codified 15 years of its experience, "making internal knowledge tangible and complementing external validation and inputs." In doing so, the company has built models for its consulting practice and has conducted research to come to new insights. The company works with its clients to understand their challenges and move beyond them through close follow-up, well-defined designs, and clear communication.
CLIENT PORTFOLIO
  • Livework's client portfolio consists of more than 50 companies or organizations which include Ford, Adidas, London Underground, Public Health England, Ultimaker, Mustad, Amsterdam City Council, Gjensidige, Kone, and E.On.

FABERNOVEL INNOVATE

INDUSTRY OF FOCUS
  • The industries of focus for Fabernovel Innovate are the banking and insurance; energy and utilities; fashion; food and beverage; healthcare and life sciences; industrials and manufacturing; internet, software & IT; luxury; media and entertainment; mobility; professional services; public sector and NGO; real estate and construction; retail; travel and hospitality; and well-being and beauty industry.
TEAM DNA
  • Fabernovel Innovate is developing its very own model similar to that of a talent company comprising various designers, analysts, developers, data scientists, change-makers, and finance specialists, among others.
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • Fabernovel Innovate works with its clients to "invent, craft, code, launch, and coach in a tangible, tailored and pragmatic way" while ensuring that the company meaningfully impacts clients’ talents, business, and image.
  • With a team of leading experts, the company uses unique methodologies to shape the future of its client's company or industry.
CLIENT PORTFOLIO
  • Fabernovel Innovate has a client portfolio consisting of more than 250 clients. Some clients in its portfolio are Hachatte Livre, La Poste, Biomerieux, Bourjois, BNP Paribas, Caisse des Depots Groupe, Bottega Verde, Carolina Herrera, FNAC Darty, and Docadom.

FAHRENHEIT 212

INDUSTRY OF FOCUS
  • The industries of focus for Fahrenheit 212 are the automotive and mobility; energy and industrials; retail and commerce; non-profit and public sector; communications, media and entertainment; consumer products; financial services and insurance; travel and hospitality; healthcare and life sciences; and private equity industry.
TEAM DNA
  • Fahrenheit 212 has diverse talents and takes a two-sided approach to innovation.
  • The company provides the infrastructure its clients need for a sustainable innovation culture with offerings ranging from capabilities to processes, from talent to funding.
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • Fahrenheit 212 develops long-term innovation road maps together with its clients. These road maps identify strategies and build the foundation for innovation within a corporation.
  • The company has a broad range of disciplines and capabilities to be able to solve its clients' ever-evolving challenges.
CLIENT PORTFOLIO
  • Fahrenheit 212 has a client portfolio consisting of approximately 80 clients. Some clients include Advent International, Audi, Bain Capital, Buffalo Wild Wings, BRP, Catterton, Citi, CocaCola, Cox Communications, and Diageo.

RESEARCH STRATEGY

We commenced our research by searching through the company websites, publications, and press releases for Livework Studio, Fabernovel Innovate, and Fahrenheit 212. Through the company websites, we found information on the industries of focus and clients. Kindly note that the client lists for each of the companies were around 100 thereby, we have provided names of first 10 clients as published on the companies' websites and have further mentioned the number of clients counted on the website. To find information on the team DNA of the innovation consultants (i.e. how they work) and their innovation methodology, we searched through the company websites for any information on the team composition, responsibilities, and approaches these companies take in their work.

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Doblin combines "leading business experience, user research, and a design-led approach" to help clients across a variety of industries to innovate; Insitum creates human-centered experiences, services, brands and products to solve its clients' problems; and Board of Innovation makes corporates innovate, think and work like startups.

DOBLIN

  • Doblin is a global innovation firm that helps clients across a variety of industries to innovate by combining "leading business experience, user research, and a design-led approach."
  • They work by using a rigorous, interdisciplinary approach to help organizations solve complex problems and thrive in the midst of constant change. They combine technology, design, social science and strategy to reveal opportunities and stimulate ongoing growth.
  • Their innovation methodology involves helping organizations do the following: set innovation strategy through exploration alongside senior leaders; become better innovators through the empowerment of talent and executive leadership with the right tools; and design, build and launch innovations by working with clients to gain insights that will grow "businesses based on real customer needs, new technical possibilities, and business viability."
  • Their client portfolio includes Adidas, American Express, Barclays Africa, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, National Australia Bank and Scandinavian Airlines, among others.

INSITUM

  • Insitum is global strategic innovation consulting firm that helps clients (startups, Fortune 500 companies and public sector institutions) to solve "complex and often ambiguous problems" through the creation of human-centered experiences, services, brands and products.
  • They work by using people-centered approaches and a "deep understanding of human behavior" to design solutions for growth and transformation. Their multidisciplinary team collaborates by integrating expertise in research, strategy and human centered design and working side-by-side with clients to empower them and help them establish an internal culture of innovation.
  • Their innovation methodology involves "employing a variety of agile, design thinking methods grounded in behavioral science, ethnographic research and business strategy." Their services include strategic research, brand strategy, product definition, service design, healthcare innovation, organizing for innovation, social innovation, digital strategy and continuous innovation.
  • Their client includes Abbott, Toshiba, Unilever, Bosch, Pinterest, CocaCola, Microsoft, Panasonic, PayPal and Uber, among others.

BOARD OF INNOVATION

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KT CONSULTING

  • KT Consulting is an emerging consulting firm whose client roster and industry focus are largely US government organizations.
  • Specifically, KT Consulting's client portfolio includes the US Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Interior, Transportation, Treasury and Veterans Affairs.
  • The DNA of the KT Consulting team is reflected in its relatively small size, with only seven manager-level consultants, including the founder and President.
  • Notably, three out of the seven managers are veterans, and all of KT Consulting's team have extensive experience working with security companies and/or the US government.
  • Additionally, KT Consulting's DNA centers around managers that are all well seasoned, with the current roster boasting between 10 to 40 years of relevant experience each.
  • Although KT Consulting offers services across program management, management consulting, engineering services, scientific services and ISO standards, it appears that the company's largest source of work and experience is in program management.
  • Specifically, the company's innovation work in the area of program management revolves around the deployment of a "proprietary web-based" project management system, as well as established methodologies for everything from "organizational effectiveness" to "mission capacity expansion."

ZERO360 INNOVATION

INNOLEAPS


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Whataventure combines startup agility and corporate power, Engine Group provides marketing solutions and services to businesses and SI labs GmbH develops fresh digital services with innovative business models for companies.

WHATAVENTURE

ENGINE GROUP

SI LABS GMBH

  • SI labs GmbH supports companies in transforming to innovative organizations by developing fresh digital services with innovative business models.
  • They work by providing service innovation as well as business transformation. They develop end-to-end innovations that are technically feasible, desirable for users and profitable for companies; and enable companies to "build appropriate processes and structures for innovation systems and help to identify and empower intrapreneurs."
  • Their service innovation methodology is as follows: they look into market environments and technical possibilities then develop the strategic vision; identify user problems and look for solution options from other industries; create solution options and develop prototypes; simulate reality and investigate the behavior of real users; and launch the MVP in the market and learns from real life experiences.
  • Their business transformation methodology is as follows: they analyze the innovation maturity of an organization; orchestrate the transformation; develop new and innovative services together with the organization's team; customize processes that make innovation reproducible in the organization; and scale the processes by testing them to a larger part of the organization.
  • Their client portfolio includes Audi, Volkswagen, Zürich, Bla Bla Car and Dräger, among others.
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Innovation Booster utilizes an innovation called Entrepreneurial Innovation; Sketchin focuses on experience as the basis of its innovation; and Leap uses a four step engagement model that focuses on staff, process, management, and technology.

INNOVATION BOOSTER

INDUSTRY OF FOCUS
  • The company does not mention any industry of focus. Based on the clients and case studies provided on the website, the industries they've worked with include insurance (Interamerican), financial services (ING), health (Noordhoff Health), staffing (Adecco), energy (Eneco), flowers (Flora Holland), and food & beverage (Heineken). This is only a sampling of the companies and industries.
TEAM DNA
  • According to the company jobs page, they work with internal client teams to develop new processes, services, and products.
  • The focus is on teaching the clients to "do" rather than doing it for them. Clients learn a new way of working.
  • Often working with the initial client team leads to teaching more employees the new way of working as well.
  • Boosters (as employees are known) design innovative experiments that are then tested with data to help clients develop innovative ways to work.
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • The company innovation method is called Entrepreneurial Innovation. This is a combination of elements from Design Thinking, Lean Startup, and Agile Scrum.
  • Allianz
  • Blue Sky Group
  • Euler Hermes
  • Eurobank
  • Holland Casino
  • LeapFrog
  • NIBC Direct
  • OMV Petrom
  • PGGM
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting
  • UNICEF
  • Unilever


SKETCHIN

INDUSTRY OF FOCUS
  • Sketchin has worked with over 200 global companies and they fall within a wide range of industries: publishing, tourism, sport, agriculture, energy, banking, telecommunications, radio/TV, healthcare and automotive.
  • Of the projects shown on the website, banking, publishing, and tourism are the industries represented most often.
  • The company also states that employees do not specialize in any particular industry.
TEAM DNA
  • Sketchin believes that work is better when people work in teams, so all projects are assigned to multidisciplinary teams that follow it from start to finish.
  • The teams are agile and are inspired by the Scrum methodologies in their work. The focus is on collaboration, empowerment, and quality.
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • Allianz
  • Iren
  • Luxottica
  • Benetton
  • Nike
  • Vonaphone
  • Sky
  • Samsung
  • Red Bull
  • Dreamboard
  • SAP
  • Epson


LEAP

INDUSTRY OF FOCUS
  • Leap consulting offers IT consulting services for businesses, professional services, mining services, non-profits, and engineers.
TEAM DNA
  • Company employees are expected to be "committed to always having respect, honesty, operating with integrity and being loyal."
  • Teams work with clients and are expected to be leaders, putting the needs of the team and clients ahead of personal needs.
  • All employees are expected to provide sparks of knowledge that help move a project toward conclusion.
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • Leap created a unique engagement model that focuses on people, process, management, and technology.
  • The process begins with measuring staff capabilities to see how they compare to other companies. Staff surveys allow for recommendations on how to keep staff engaged and happy.
  • Even if a company has unsuccessfully attempted to make changes to the way things are done in the past, bringing in an unbiased third party can provide the necessary momentum to get processes changed so they are more efficient.
  • By taking over the management of the technology, Leap frees up management to focus on their areas of expertise.
  • Finally, Leap identifies the best tech model for companies based on their size, industry, experience, and goals.
CLIENT PORTFOLIO
  • Leap Consulting does not provide client information on their website.
  • The company does provide one case study for a client called Galvin's. However, this can only be fully accessed by providing contact information.
  • To locate other clients, we scanned the company's social media pages including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Unfortunately, this did not provide any additional information.
  • We did find three additional clients by looking for reviews of Leap's consulting services: MODAL, White Chalk Road, and Byblos Group. Since all of these reviews were two years old, we have no way of knowing if they are still clients.
  • Our research indicates that Leap does not publicly name their clients.
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Designit works in various sectors, including healthcare, finance, IT, telecommunications, automotive and consumer goods. Fjord markets its services to a wide range of industries worldwide including entertainment, finance, telecom, travel, and retail.

DESIGNIT

INDUSTRY FOCUS
  • Designit works in various sectors, including healthcare, finance, IT, telecommunications, automotive, and consumer goods.
  • The company offers integrated strategic design and innovation services, including product design, service design, and experience design, with an emphasis on mobile digital media and business design.
TEAM DNA OF INNOVATION
  • Designit produces meaningful experiences for individuals enabled by technology, and they generate strong business value for its clients.
  • The company works in cross-disciplinary teams, involving clients and end-users in the design process as they believe that co-creation is the most reliable means to obtain a complete view of the requirements of businesses, stakeholders, and customers.
  • Designit operates together from ideation to application, to provide a positive impact for individuals, as well as bottom lines.
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • The company links deep technology competencies, an interactive, competent Future Customer Journey methodology, future trends, world-class design capabilities, as well as user and business insights to transport projects through validation, prototyping, and feedback loops.
  • They have crafted a reliable Strategic Design Process that extends beyond category and dissolves silo-restricted rational to develop brand-new, meaningful experiences that satisfies client's expectations.
CLIENT PORTFOLIO
  • Smukfest (Skanderborg Festival), Sandvik, Lufthansa, Grandhood, Mahindra and Mahindra, Max Healthcare, Ferrovial, Satselixia, Nykredit, Celsia, United Airlines, Operasjon Dagsverk, Google, Molslinjen among others.

FJORD

INDUSTRY FOCUS
  • Fjordnet specializes in developing digital services and experiences that engage consumers across various platforms.
  • The company markets its services to a wide range of industries worldwide, including entertainment, finance, telecom, travel, and retail.
TEAM DNA OF INNOVATION
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • The company has a three step approach for its innovation:
  • Design-led Strategy: In this approach, they progress business value "by pivoting service, product or entire organization, with people held firmly at the heart."
  • Service Design: They visualize and create services that clarify the intricate for workers and consumers, and that function across various touchpoints.
  • Product Creation: Fjordnet structures, develops, and introduces connected and digital products that provide impact.
CLIENT PORTFOLIO
  • Natwest, LOOC, MSF, Auris Health, Good Return, Accenture, Joy, Unilever, Lynk, Velux, Sensis, Piraeus Bank, among others.

IDEA COUTURE

INDUSTRY FOCUS
  • Idea Couture offers consulting and advisory services and provides clients with the capabilities to craft organizational transformation, internal innovation, and design thinking.
  • The company works across industries like technology, health, energy, consumer-packaged goods, fashion, finance among others.
TEAM DNA OF INNOVATION
  • Idea Couture employs design thinking methodologies to resolve issues and take advantage of business opportunities, helping to create economic value, meaningful differentiation, and new growth.
  • For every project, they supply the correct configuration of expertise, practices, tools, and skills, while modifying their method to satisfy the particular needs of clients.
  • The company works with organizations "from the fuzzy front-end from conducting research, identifying opportunities, and generating ideas all the way through to concept development, design, implementation, and roll out."
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • Idea Couture organizes perspectives that are intelligent and future-oriented, which governs critical decision-making, drives innovation, and influences strategic planning.
  • The company employs a transdisciplinary crew, which consists of data scientists, strategists, designers, anthropologists, engineers, and futurists, and allocates suitable talent, while adjusting its process to satisfy the distinct prerequisites and measurements of each project.
  • Idea Couture tries to comprehend the downstream requirements and the core foundations of the business hurdles and opportunities and addresses and tells stories that connect to the central business objects and produce excellent, persuasive content that is capable of influencing audiences to action.
CLIENT PORTFOLIO
  • Abbvie, UCB, HTC, Samsung, Purina, Folgers, Tyson

Research Strategy:

Our research began by examining the companies' websites, publications, and press releases, searching for information on their home page, About Us section, among others. We were able to find details on industry focus and clients for each one.

Next, we focused on the team DNA of the innovation consultants, and their innovation methodology. We searched through the companies' websites for any information on the team composition, responsibilities, and approaches they employ while providing their innovation offerings to clients. Again, through the official company websites, we were able to locate the requested information for all three companies.
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Great Fridays was acquired by EPAM in 2014 and does not appear to have a particular focus on innovation; Accenture focuses on research as the basis of innovation; and McKinsey uses their proprietary Eight Essentials of Innovation model.

GREAT FRIDAYS/EPAM

  • In 2014, Great Fridays was acquired by EPAM. Therefore, this data is for EPAM.
INDUSTRY OF FOCUS
  • EPAM works with the following industries: financial services; media, entertainment and telecom; business information systems; retail & distribution; software & hi-tech; travel & hospitality; life sciences & healthcare; energy & utilities; automotive & manufacturing; and insurance.
TEAM DNA
  • "We deliver business and technology transformation from start to finish, leveraging agile methodologies, proven customer collaboration frameworks, engineering excellence tools, hybrid teams and our award-winning proprietary global delivery platform."
  • EPAM has the following focus when working with clients: "scale up and scale out;" customer collaboration; hybrid teams; industrialized digital; engineering speed and quality; and "open is the new advantage."
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • EPAM does not specifically focus on an innovation methodology. Since this was not the original company of interest, that likely explains the information not being available.
CLIENT PORTFOLIO

ACCENTURE

INDUSTRY OF FOCUS
  • Accenture focuses on a wide variety of industries including automotive, banking, energy, retail, travel, and utilities.
TEAM DNA
  • Accenture's experience has found that the keys to turning innovation into growth is being change-oriented, outcome-led, and disruption-minded. They work with companies in these areas.
  • Accenture has established 10 Innovation Hubs in the U.S. and this is where they have "multidisciplinary teams of designers, developers and other technology experts who work with clients to investigate, imagine and bring to life new ideas."
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • Accenture's methodology is called innovation architecture. There are few details available on exactly what the process is, but according to the website, "Lightning, bottled. How do innovative ways of thinking deliver disruptive ways of winning? We take you from research to results. Then we do it all again."
  • Based on that quote, it appears that Accenture focuses on research as the basis of innovation.
CLIENT PORTFOLIO

MCKINSEY

INDUSTRY OF FOCUS
  • McKinsey focuses on a wide range of industries including aerospace & defense; agriculture; financial services; oil & gas; public sector and consumer packaged goods.
TEAM DNA
  • McKinsey works with clients at all levels, from c-suite execs to front-line employees.
  • The team not only makes recommendations on changes, but also work directly with clients to ensure that changes are properly implemented.
INNOVATION METHODOLOGY
  • McKinsey defines the basis of their business as "always innovating." They innovate by the talent they hire, companies they acquire, and the new capabilities they develop.
  • The company focuses on "granular growth opportunities" and considers innovation in all areas including products, processes, business models, and services.
  • Additionally, McKinsey uses a proprietary model, Eight Essentials of Innovation.
CLIENT PORTFOLIO
  • According to McKinsey's Code of Professional Conduct, they do not release client names or other information on clients.
  • A 2016 article about potential wrongdoing by McKinsey did list Barclays, BlackRock, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Citadel, Credit Suisse, Wells Fargo, and UBS as clients.
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Deloitte and PA Consulting both focus on various industries, ranging from consumer and retail, energy & utilities to technology and telecommunication. Both organizations address their client needs through dedicated expert teams and practices.


DELOITTE

Industry focus

  • Deloitte categorizes its industry servings under 6 majors, as follows: consumer, energy resources & industrials, financial services, government and public services, life sciences & healthcare and technology, media & telecommunications.

Innovation Consultants team


Innovation methodology


Client portfolio


PA CONSULTING

Industry focus

  • PA Consulting provides services across the following industry sectors:


Innovation Consultants team


Innovation methodology


Client portfolio

  • The client list of PA Consulting consists of the following major companies:


Research Strategy


In order to compare the two firms, the research team examined a mixture of respective company websites, client case studies, expert opinions, third-party reports on the companies and their success stories. In order to provide a list of firms' notable clients, we primarily focused on their biggest clients, specifically those that use their consulting services. It is worth noting here that the companies serve clients across a broader range of services.
Sources
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From Part 02
Quotes
  • "We codify 15 years of Livework Studio's experience, making internal knowledge tangible, complementing with external validation and inputs. This translates into models for our consulting practice and research to uncover new insights."
  • "Livework Insight is constituted by a group of designers, researchers, consultants and psychologists whose objective is to keep Livework at the forefront of service design practice and discipline."
  • "Livework seeks to understand where organisations are struggling to serve customers and investigate how services can make a positive difference to both. "
  • "Our work with clients and partners as well as our ongoing research allow us to understand the dynamics of customer experiences and imagine appropriate interventions. This enables us to come up with services that impact organisations and design solutions that deliver value"
  • "We strive to deliver work that is extremely useful to our clients and their situation. We work together with people to understand challenges and move beyond them through close follow-up, well-defined designs and clear communication. This enables sustainable results, with real and lasting business impact."
Quotes
  • "Designers, developers, analysts, data scientists, change makers, finance specialists... We are all of those and none of them. Natural explorers, we are set on creating our very own model: that of a Talent Company."
  • "FABER, because we exist to empower you to dare, to create, to really move things around. With you we invent, craft, code, launch and coach in a tangible, tailored and pragmatic way. We make sure we meaningfully impact your talents, business and image. "
  • "We have gathered a team of leading experts and cultivated unique methodologies to create - with you - what is yet to be invented, for the future of your company or industry."
From Part 07
Quotes
  • "We’re Designit, a strategic design firm. We work with ambitious brands to create high-impact products, services, systems and spaces – that people love."
Quotes
  • "We combine a powerful, interactive Future Customer Journey methodology, business and user insights, future trends, deep technology competencies, and world-class design capabilities to take projects through prototyping, feedback loops, and validation—all the way to award-winning implementation. "
  • "Our process is deeply co-creation oriented, involving both our clients and their customers from early insights to final implementation."
Quotes
  • "We bring breakthrough connected products and services to life by redesigning people’s relationships with the world around them."
Quotes
  • "We make sense of the latest technology to design digital products and services that surprise and delight the people who use them. By helping our clients to meet customers’ needs and to exceed their constantly, growing expectations, our work enables businesses to transform and thrive in a tricky environment."
  • "We use the magic of our combined skills to tackle our clients’ challenges. Some clients are already thriving and hungry to stretch their brand or squeeze maximum impact from a new opportunity."
Quotes
  • "We help organizations navigate and innovate in complex and uncertain environments. We use design thinking methodologies to solve problems and exploit business opportunities—generating new growth, meaningful differentiation, and economic value."
Quotes
  • "At Idea Couture, we’ve developed an innovation process that works across companies and categories. Drawing on our vast global experience in sectors including technology, health, energy, consumer-packaged goods, fashion, finance, and much more, we bring to each project the right configuration of knowledge, practices, talents, and tools—tailoring an approach to fit your specific requirements."
From Part 09
Quotes
  • "Deloitte maintains a globally coherent innovation consulting offering. This global pitch is the main differentiating element of Deloitte’s innovation consulting offering. Moreover, what stands out in terms of Deloitte’s innovation consulting capabilities is the breadth of its innovation support services."
  • "Deloitte pursues a centralized approach for innovation through a global, dedicated design and innovation practice. Deloitte helps clients understand where to focus their efforts, from developing their innovation strategy to identifying and prioritizing opportunity spaces. Deloitte’s Ambition Matrix identifies an approach to innovation portfolio management that helps organizations understand where they can play in given markets and how to win over customers and businesses."
  • "Deloitte uses human-centered innovation techniques to guide the development and validation of new business concepts and a road map for delivery. This involves building, testing, piloting, and launching functional minimum viable products as well as scaling and operationalizing the new business and creating repeatable build capabilities. Bridge connects enterprises that want to tap into the external startup innovation ecosystem to build their business."
  • "Deloitte’s innovation practice is tightly integrated with Deloitte’s consulting practice. This enables Deloitte to leverage its design and delivery capabilities as well as its strategy, analytics, and human capital practices. One of Deloitte’s reference customers for innovation consulting services told us that they valued Deloitte’s ability to bring together strategy consulting, technology support, and innovation advisory."
Quotes
  • "At our Global Innovation and Technology Centre, we’ve got the right tools, skills and experience. Our award-winning research and thought leadership is unearthing new ideas and guiding organisations, while our commitment to giving back and volunteering is preparing the next generation to thrive and supporting diverse communities."
Quotes
  • "Our cutting-edge Global Innovation and Technology Centre is where we turn ideas into reality. It’s a place where our experts take our clients’ biggest challenges and help them with every step of the innovation journey, from prototyping to taking them to market."
  • "Our Centre is home to more than 250 of the most innovative designers, scientists and engineers. They work on complex client challenges in a range of disciplines from mechanical engineering to new product design and launch strategies. We're driven by a desire to make a real impact through tangible innovation. And it's something we're very good at."
Quotes
  • "We're a different type of consultancy, with a unique hands-on technology and innovation capability. We help you improve the way you manage technology and innovation so they become a true source of competitive advantage for your business."
  • "We won’t be limited by technological or sector boundaries. We’ll look beyond your own world for inspiration and solutions that deliver what you need.We may be ambitious, innovative thinkers, but we’re pragmatic and commercially astute too. We never forget that profitability is a vital component of the product development equation."