Top 5 corporates around the worldWe’re delighted to tackle ambitious innovation challenges with top 5 corporates in their market. Making large organizations innovate like the agile startups that are challenging them. Over the last year, we have partnered with organizations from Europe, Asia and America.
Is your industry changing at speed of light?
New technologies such as e-readers, 3D-printing and augmented reality are changing entire sectors and are in essence crossing industry boarders. When the rules of the game are shifting in your sector (or need to be changed!), we’d be honored to partner up!
eBay: local + mobile business modellingHow will the future of local commerce look like? What would come out of blended location-based services, mobile payment and social networks? We believe this is an extremely interesting scene to watch in the coming years! At eBay we have explored different business models that connect local businesses with their customers. Working with a team from different departments and countries we generated and evaluated a range of business model scenarios.
Sappi: 8-month strategic innovation projectSappi is a worldwide leader in the paper and pulp industry – an industry in distress. Our mission: find new market opportunities for growth, and make an industrial enterprise innovate like an agile startup. With an amazing team of 15 people, we translated trends and new technologies into 100+ new business opportunities. Through different bootcamp sessions, we eventually retained and developed 3 pitches for Sappi’s executive team to invest in. Exciting!
“It was really amazing to see how BoI has succeeded to even get production and cost saving minded paper industry people to creative ideas and out of the box thinking, concluding with very successful business case pitches for generating new revenue streams.”
Truvo: new business concepts for Generation YWe all know - or knew - the Yellow Pages, right? But what’s next for Yellow Pages companies? Truvo builds on its heritage in Yellow Pages and worldwide directories, and has a clear mission now: to be the first choice in local search and advertising. Within this mission, we generated a set of personas and 20 new products and services targeting Generation Y.
Carglass: new revenue streamsWhat is your next generation of products, services and business models? A crucial question for any business. Carglass is the world’s no. 1 vehicle glass manufacturer. During a 5-month innovation project we have analyzed the company’s current business model and defined ambitious innovation goals. With a great team of 14 people, we generated 200+ new business ideas. Those creative ideas were evaluated and shortlisted to 3 mini-business cases as presented to the executive team.
“Board of Innovation has delivered a surprising, very well structured and productive approach to our innovation challenge. Their strengths? A good planning (that was strictly followed!), very short response times, in combination with a pleasant way of taking us out of our comfort zone!”
La Poste: from postal to digital offerings La Poste is France’s incumbent postal company. In a challenging and drastically changing market, La Poste is leveraging its existing assets in the development of new digital services. Our mission: develop new business models for La Poste’s current and future digital offerings. Discover Digiposte – online document management; and IDN – a certified identity system to enable Collaborative Consumption platforms like CitizenCar and MorningCroissant.
Telenet: Innovation Bootcamp in TelecomWhat’s next after Telcos’ quadruple play? A great starting point for an intensive Innovation Bootcamp with 20 brilliant minds from Telenet. After an ideation phase during Summer, we kicked off the bootcamp with 20 great ideas. During the 4-day bootcamp the teams developed 5 ideas into a first prototype, first validation with customers, and a clear business model. Ending with an exciting investment pitch to the company’s CEO, CFO and executive colleagues!
“If you’re looking for an inspirational, exciting and enriching view on innovation, Board of Innovation is your way to go! No traditional boring classes but a practically, hands-on oriented approach which lets you imbue innovation.”