Anticipating digital future

Digitalization

High performance and growth in our digital age

With our EARLY BRANDS services and tools concerning to digitalization you make your company fit for future. Collaborate productively and in real-time with your partners. We support you to exploit growth potentials for your company in our digital age faster and on early stages.

Our Services

Future orientated and productive activities in real-time

DIGITAL READINESS

Secure success of your company in the digital age with an individual determination of your position and potential topics. From tailored tools and processes, organization and culture to digital business opportunities. Combine the employee perspective with best practices of leading companies for your digital success.

SUPERVISION ON DIGITALIZATION OF BUSINESS PROCESSES

We enable you to recognize and realize the opportunities for digitalization in R&D and innovation and technology management.

DIGITALIZATION SOLUTIONS

EARLY BRANDS has powerful digital solutions for R&D and innovation management. From digital technology management to R&D hubs for connected research activities to digital labs for agile collaboration in innovation ventures. Also, we possess a strong IT partner network and application developments from blockchain to AI.

DIGITALIZATION in action

Successful Expeditions – Explore how we create value for you

  • DIGITAL R&D AMBITION

    Shape the future with employees in the digital age

    Challenge:

    Our expedition partner is a brand company with research and innovation teams. The R&D management is willing to identify and utilize the individual chances of digitalization together with his employees. Thus, current digitalization status and potential digitalization opportunities shall become transparent.

    Expedition approach:

    • Individual “R&D digital readiness check” with management and global employees with focus on digital R&D processes & tools, digital business opportunities and organization & culture
    • Benchmarking analysis and recommendations based on digital R&D best practices from leading brand companies across R&D activity chain
    • Conception and moderation of a digital ambition workshop with agile innovation and creativity methods including digital R&D use cases for inspiration

    Expedition success:

    • Clear understanding of relevant digitalization topics for management and employees
    • Knowledge about most relevant ideas and best practices concerning to digital R&D tools, technologies and processes

     

  • DIGITAL R&D HUB

    Digital tools for research & technology

    Challenge:

    Our expedition partners are companies with research and technology teams spread among different locations. Ambitious R&D activities like technology scouting, R&D cooperation as well as supplier knowhow should become more easy and faster.

    Expedition approach:

    • Insight dialogues and workshops for recommendation and prioritization of user stories: digital R&D processes and tools
    • Implementation and customization of prioritized user stories with EARLY BRANDS digital solutions
    • Deployment of digital R&D Hub as managed service: operative support from IT to R&D scouting

    Expedition success:

    • Increase productivity by dynamic data networking and digital R&D best practices
    • Extension of R&D profit contribution from efficiency to sustainability

     

  • DIGITAL COLLABORATION LAB

    Connecting knowhow

    Challenge:

    Our expedition partners are brand and technology companies: How can they integrate and combine supplier and partner knowhow continuously and dynamically? How can employees collaborate with partners for strategic future topics – productive and in real-time? EARLY BRANDS has developed own digitals tools that offer high added value.

    Expedition approach:

    • Insight dialogues and workshops for recommendation and prioritization of user stories: digital R&D processes and tools
    • Implementation and customization of prioritized user stories with EARLY BRANDS digital solutions
    • Deployment of digital collaboration lab as managed service: operative support from IT to workshops with suppliers and partners

    Expedition success:

    • Knowhow and knowledge advantages: suppliers and partners continuously contribute innovation and technology impulses
    • Dynamic partner collaboration in real-time: from cooperation to innovation initiatives with suppliers and open innovation partners