Optimize your problem solving processes

We support corporates on a lean transformation journey to establish an internal grassroots movement, where everyone has the confidence to think and act with a continuous improvement mindset.

We help you to implement an environment where everybody proactively shares and tackles improvement ideas across the value chain.
Maturity levels from problem to value (from ML0 to ML3)
We firmly believe everything starts with identifying a problem. The journey towards delivering value is NOT a straight line.
We use a blend of the best aspects of leading innovation methodologies like Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Google-Venture’s Design Sprint and Agile / Scrum.

ML0 ◆ Problem Discovery brings transparency in collecting, discussing and prioritising which problems are good candidates for further exploration.

ML1 ◆ Problem Framing provides in-depth problem space exploration and opportunity definition.

ML2 ◆ Solution Design quickly validates your highest risk assumptions using fast lean experiments.

ML3 ◆ Value Delivery iteratively delivers value, sets targets and monitors key metrics.

When, which ... Design Thinking, Lean, Design Sprint, Agile?

Our often quoted blog post where we describe the overlap and value of common innovation methodologies.

Services
We offer the following services for each stage of the problem solving maturity levels
ML0
Ad-Hoc
Problem Discovery
  • Become confident in discovering problems.
  • Establish an environment where it is easy to share problems.
  • Transparently discuss and prioritise problems, NOT solutions.
ML1
from 4 Weeks
Problem Framing
  • Learn more about the problem.
  • Translate collected research data into insights.
  • Identify early adopters/personas.
  • Define a clear opportunity area.
ML2
from 2 Weeks
Solution Design
  • Ideate possible solutions.
  • Design a concept and build a prototype to validate high risk assumptions.
  • Test with real users/customers to collect evidence.
ML3
from 6 Weeks
Value Delivery
  • Build an MVP iteratively using Scrum.
  • Onboard a number of early adopters to co-create the solution.
  • Monitor and tweak the solution using actionable metrics.
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Training
Book our one-day Innovation Overview to get an introduction of common innovation methodologies like Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Design Sprint and Agile / Scrum - and how they overlap and complement each other.

You will get hands-on tips on how to spot problems, capture , document and prioritise ideas with the help of leading questions.

You will master how to translate your idea into a convincing pitch with practical tips & tricks.

Why take our Innovation Overview Training?

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Get an overview of innovation methodologies, frameworks & techniques
Tips on how to capture, document & prioritise an idea
Learn how to pitch an idea with a convincing story
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Testimonials
What do our customers say:
Roland Szmola
Digital Transformation Lead
Hungary

These guys made a significant change in how we triggered problem solving in our entire change portfolio. After their training bootcamp we have continued using their tools.
They also shared the power of the Design Sprint, which gives us the ability to directly involve our customers.
I am fully happy with their passion and readiness to help, effective use of their time and continuously improving their toolset!

Nico Schumann
Head of Analysis & Change, Customer Solutions
Germany

The innovation methodologies they coach like Design Thinking are now considered a vital part of creating customer value.
Besides training and coaching they’re also passionate ambassadors and act as role models to change the mindset and behavior. Their work is highly appreciated across all regions and has already helped solve numerous challenges towards delivering customer value.
Such a contribution is crucial in changing people’s mindset towards a more customer value focused organization, where innovation and continuous learning is so important.

Alexandra Coşcovelniţă
Co-creation Leader
Sweden

The new methods and tools (e.g. the “Pitching Tool”) they introduced us to is something we spread throughout the company.
We really liked their openness and the perfect mix of theory and hands-on learning.

Our Principles

We support you from early problem identification all the way to creating and capturing real value. Our approach will help you make decisions based on metrics in a transparent and lean way. We believe in blending together the best aspects of leading innovation methodologies.

Innovation Governance

Decision Making
Pitch Day
Operational Excellence
Funding
Continuous Improvement
Data Driven

Common Language

Design Thinking
Lean Startup
Ideation
Agile / Scrum
Business Canvas
Service Design

Learn by Doing

Insights
Customer Interviews
Field Research
Metrics
Experiments
Validations

Train the Trainer

Internal Ambassadors
Co-Facilitators
Methods
Intrapreneurs
Transformation
Culture