Our clients entrust us with the exploration of new projects. Alongside our research arm Idea Trust, we assemble a crew of your stakeholders and shareholders. Gather relevant market, data that accelerate the first steps of a new venture. We help you fully understand your current market by hunting down the current unfolding stories and needs of consumers.
Modern Business Models start with the Difference Model
"The Difference Model " flips the product development sequence on its head. Instead of starting with the idea, it begins with an examination of people’s current reality and explores what’s possible in a world where the problems and desires of those people are solved and met.
REDISCOVER YOUR NEEDS
REIMAGINE OLD SOLUTIONS
IDEATION + STORY BOARDING
- Entering a new market
- Pivoting to a new market or customer segment
- Increased competition
- Out of touch with the competitive landscape
- Product/services not gaining traction in the marketplace
White space exploration
Audience Profiling & Segmentation
In-Market Observations ( Brand Field Trips)
Quantitative & Qualitative Research
Creative Idea Sessions
For businesses looking for a new opportunity to scale. We use your business' current resources in order to develop a new product or service from the UNCOVERING phase.
Design and build projects or services leveraging SLCO’s 9-Stage Pilot Process. We can lead you through the creation process or partner with your product and business development team.
Product + Service Development
Value Proposition Design
Creating Business Case
- When making a business model pivot
- Business model innovation: where will the biggest growth happen?
- To support a market or product-line expansion
- Create a business case
- Creating New MVP Platforms
Our small team is made up of thinkers willing to challenge assumptions about how things have always been done in the past.
Relationship centered customer engagement needs a supportive structure. You don't just need a new customer , you need a lifelong relationship. From planning touch-points to the technology needed in order to deliver your product we set you up for a lifetime of success.
What does it look like to work on my business versus in my business? How do I find new opportunities for growth? We break down these questions while giving you the tools toimprove an existing business, launch something new or tackle a business challenge.
Your business does not live in a silo. It is constantly affected by outside sources, from competitors to geographical location to the current state of the economy. We teach you how to view these things not as disrupters but opportunities! We help you understand your business design space, show you the basics of forecasting for your business and more.
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