Innovation from A to Z

Innovation consultants are working with post its creatively

Our ABC for successful innovation in the digital age

Innovation from A gility to Z ickzaggery

A GILE and customer-centric. Be always one step ahead – be flexibly responsive to markets and customer needs. Anticipate changes quickly and innovatively. That is most important in the dynamics of our digital age.

B UILD-MEASURE-LEARN and do not waste your time to dot the i’s and cross the t’s. Quickly test and step-by-step explore innovation ideas together with your customers and partners.

C ULTURE eats strategy for breakfast. Innovation and creativity need a culture characterized by openness and sense of cohesiveness – live innovations instead of only talking about them.

D ISRUPTION is all around you. Thus: identify and utilize innovation and technology opportunities as early as possible.

E COSYSTEM and partners enable speed and multiply innovation success. Create innovations collectively rather than always focusing competition.

F INANCES and resources: times of steel and concrete is over. Our creative age needs a shift of resources towards creativity and innovation.

G UARANTEE is non-existent.

H ORIZONS must be big and bold. Leave your comfort zone. Think above your core business and proactively, creatively shape innovation in different categories: from service, to product through to completely new business models.

I NTERACTION is king. Whether employee, partner or customer:  innovation success is created and accelerated by people.

J OINTLY create. Innovation do not need single-players. Do not only think in internal innovations but also consider cooperation, partnerships and strategic investments.

K EEP FOCUS and do not postpone innovation to next year. 

L EAN STARTUP test ideas for innovation quickly – with least capital expenditures + valuable customer feedback. Further develop your idea in markets step-by-step.

M ARKET RELEVANCE and customer enthusiasm – that’s what it’s all about!

N OISE LEVEL is high. Our markets are characterized by high volatility, uncertainty, and complexity. Be prepared for the challenges of tomorrow and proactively raise awareness for innovation.

O UT-Of-THE-BOX thinking and acting! Wake up: there are so many innovation and technology opportunities around you!

P ROTOTYPE whether paper, dough or 3D-printed: build prototypes for your idea as early as possible. Make it vivid and descriptive for you and your customers!

Q UANTIFY and estimate business potentials of your innovation idea. Build innovation business cases and explore potentials for multiplication and scalability.

R ECOMBINE the best of existing solutions and creatively shape new path of success. Thus, often 1+1 is 3.

S OURCES whether intern or extern. Whether fair, online desk research or professional innovation and technology scouting. Whether tech partner, customer or supplier: valuable market information snooze all around you.

T RANSFORMATION is ubiquitous. Markets of tomorrow already challenge solutions of today and give rise to new innovations day by day.

U SE CASES are useful to see innovation ideas from a customer perspective. Get into your customers shoes and evaluate value propositions, WOW-factors and features.

V ALUES are varied. New income streams? Customer loyalty? Efficiency and productivity gains? Cost savings? Sustainability? …

W ORKSHOPS are more than just creative meetings. Whether ideation, conception or design sprints – you commonly develop valuable insights and outcomes in a short period of time while creating a common understanding, engagement and motivation for innovation.

X PERIENCE matters. Even in our digital age the customer is the king. Thus, focus on customer added-values and services that create enthusiasm and differentiation.

Y ES we can! Passion, enthusiasm and joy should be constant companions for successful innovation in the dynamics of our digital age.

Z ICKZAGGERY … successful innovation do not follow a straight course. Thus, agilely test your ideas with real customers today rather than wasting time with innovation processes regulated down to the last detail.

Catch the Future…!

Destination Future

Future Shaper

Creating positive things with positive people, creating value for the next generation, that’s what drives us… That’s our mission.

Say Hi