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. 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 B2B and B2C 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

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 in an International Veterinary Care Group

Harmonising Business Practices 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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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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Selected perspectives

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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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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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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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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