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COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION

Our Collaborative Innovation approach provides a much superior outcome to trying
to do it all yourself because doing new things requires partnerships.

 
By infusing outside resources and expertise into your team we drive bolder innovation while substantially reducing the development cycle. In this iterative Collaborative Innovation approach solution creation is not a step but rather a continuous process to refine, tweak, and deliver innovation aimed at identifying sustainable breakthrough opportunities.

ENGAGE
Understanding & Immersion
Establish Contract for Success
Problem Framing & Hypothesis
Build High-Performance, Collaborative Team Environment

EXPLORE
Observation, Ideas & Insight
Map Category/Market Needs & Dynamics
Define Strategic Target
Identify Initial Solution

LEARN
Create & Adapt Solution
Generate Market Prediction
Establish Market Experiment
Refine solution through Iterative Learning
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“CREATE” is in the middle to shape, improve, or refine the innovation process.  





The Five Elements of Our Collaborative Innovation Approach 


By leveraging five elements which touch every aspect of the innovation process, our Collaborative Innovation approach is enabled to drive synergy and deliver a superior outcome. Click to learn more.


Stakeholder Engagement Technology & Tools Entrepreneur Council Collaborative Workshop Strategic Partnerships

ENGAGEMENT PROCESS

RIGHT PEOPLE MIX: Solve problem in days instead of months by ensuring the right mix of people, thinking styles and skill sets. We use quick and effective tools to kick-off project and improve productivity of employees within teams through common understanding in problem solving areas.
  • We map the preferred problem-solving thinking style of each person involved in innovation.
  • Members of project teams become more productive when they are aware of their own thinking style and which style is most appropriate at which stage in a project.
  • We leverage diverse people and opinions to foster breakthrough thinking.








Client Case Studies


Contact us to review prior client studies that showcase our expertise in innovation.


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NEW BUSINESS MODEL

Chiquita to Go: Innovative New Business Model Behind New Technologies.



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NEW INNOVATION PLATFORM
adidas:  Increasing Certainty Behind New Growth Platforms.


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NEW BRAND EXTENSION
Gold Eagle: Breakthrough Proposition to Compete in a Cluttered Space.


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CONCEPT REPOSITIONING AND OPTIMIZATION






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Learn more about Collaborative Innovation. Talk with us about our services and how we can help you drive innovation that delivers your business goals.

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