Online Market Places

Finding a valuable role in the digital ecosystem


Key challenges

The use of online market places and collaboration platforms has increased significantly over the last years, both B2C, C2C and B2B. This development comes with a series of challenges:

  • Which areas of my business should I provide digital to my customers?
  • Which digital trade and collaboration platform should I be a member of?
  • Should I develop it myself or use an existing online market place?
  • Which features and user experience are customers looking for?

Our services

Our approach to online platform blends business and digital knowledge.

Services include:

  • Market screening
  • Concept development
  • Build & test
  • Technology vendor selection

Most relevant for: CEO, CIO, Chief Data Officer, Head of Business Transformation

 

Examples of our proprietary concepts and methods

  • Ecosystems business models in the digital age
  • Predefined design principles
  • Case library

 

Selected case studies

Global IT and CRM Strategy for a Global Medtech Company

Global IT and CRM Strategy for a Global Medtech Company

A global medical device company needed to define its future IT strategy to improve the enablement of the business, reduc…

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Supply Chain Optimisation for a Fast-Growing Design Company

Supply Chain Optimisation for a Fast-Growing Design Company

A leading European design company had experienced steep growth in sales over a few years and had not aligned its organis…

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Digital Transformation For a Cooperative of Retail Banks

Digital Transformation For a Cooperative of Retail Banks

A cooperative of Scandinavian retail banks faced a radically changing end user digitalisation behaviour, increased opera…

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Harmonising Business Practices & Systems in an International Veterinary Care Group

Harmonising Business Practices & Systems in an International Veterinary Care Group

A division of an international chain of animal hospitals wanted to reap synergies across its extensive portfolio of care…

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Selected perspectives

Smart Homes: Clever Strategies Needed

Smart Homes: Clever Strategies Needed

June 2019

Three competitive battles are likely to play out in the near future as the war for convenience, design and sustainabilit…

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Fashion Retail: Shaping the Role of the Digital Twin

Fashion Retail: Shaping the Role of the Digital Twin

February 2020

Almost all fashion retailers have moved online. But will e-commerce really make retail stores redundant? Three major str…

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Accelerating Digital Disruption in Tableware

Accelerating Digital Disruption in Tableware

June 2019

Manufacturers of premium brands in the tableware market are creating new direct-to-consumer digital channels, intensifyi…

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5G is Here: Creating Value on Both the Demand & Supply Side

5G is Here: Creating Value on Both the Demand & Supply Side

December 2020

5G is now available in most parts of the world, allowing for faster and more reliable mobile device communication. Which…

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Digital Business Models: Two-Thirds Are Fundamentally Unsound

Digital Business Models: Two-Thirds Are Fundamentally Unsound

February 2016

Digital businesses are innovative and disruptive but not always valuable and good for customers – Meet the Digital Illus…

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