Innovation & Product Development success with the Vumero Institute.
Developing a Strategic System for Turning Ideas into Growth.

Innovation is challenging. Nearly three-quarters of executives say it’s a top-three priority for their organizations—yet only 20% believe they are advantaged. Top performers look at innovation as a system. They combine a sharp strategy for where and how to innovate with a fast, agile, and lean development process that efficiently transforms ideas into profitable growth.  That’s where the Vumero Institute accelerates.

Innovation Strategy

Innovation is critical to growth, particularly as the speed of business cycles continues to increase. Most companies understand the importance of innovation but fall short when it comes to execution. A clearly articulated innovation strategy is at the heart of every successful innovation system. We help companies to build their businesses by identifying granular growth opportunities and to improve their performance through innovation in products, services, processes, and business models. Innovation strategy defines how the organization’s innovation efforts will support its overall business strategy.

Research and Product Development

As customer expectations grow and markets evolve more quickly, companies need to make sure their innovation engines can keep up.  A key enabler of growth is efficiently bringing new products and services to market while effectively managing the lifecycle of existing offerings. Successful companies optimize research and product development in order to maximize innovation, value, and quality while minimizing cost, time, and risk. They apply lean principles and pursue design excellence.

Growth & Product Marketing

Growth is vital for funding new investments, attracting great talent, and acquiring assets. It is also a critical driver of overall company performance. Vumero Institute specialises in new products and market entry.

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Insights & Research

New Market Entry

Product Marketing

Strategy & Advice

Analytical Audit

Change Management

STRATEGY & INSIGHTS

A BOLD AND DISRUPTIVE FUTURE NEEDS VISION. WE HAVE IT

At Vumero Institute, our approach to strategy is different. It’s progressive. It’s bold. It’s not about clinging onto what’s traditional. It’s about thinking unconventional and defining strategies that can revolutionize a business, not iterate the current state.

FUTURE STATE VISION

Multi-media representation of your role within a new people economy, leveraging disruptive technologies in a collaborative environment.

EXPONENTIAL GROWTH

Defining how you realize exponential, rather than linear, growth in your business, leveraging the exponential framework.

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Understanding how the application of disruptive technologies could impact your business in the future.

STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT

Defining your strategic positioning against a changing marketplace.

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

Develop a business proposition to support the new vision and operating model.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Execute your strategy with proven precision. We employ a proven Project Management methodology across the value chain; Strategic Assessment, Business Transformation, System Delivery and Change.

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Vumero Institute has a passion for new emerging technology that will substantially alter the business and social environment with a time horizon extending to 5 to 10 years. We help advise and educate communities on disruptive technologies that are projected to have significant systemic and long-lasting economic, social and political impacts.

Futurist Studies
Vumero Institute advises major clients on the trends that come next. We help major corporations, investors, and governments to forecast what’s going to happen and what society will be like in the future.

Emerging & Disruptive Technologies

Blockchain
Autonomous Vehicles
Drones
eSports

Open A.I. ecosystem
Robotics
Virtual Reality
3D Printing

NEW PRODUCT MARKETING

Vumero Institute helps clients develop comprehensive customer and market insights to identify new opportunities for growth. We help senior executives understand what sales and marketing initiatives are working, and which ones are falling flat, by providing a deeper understanding of their customers, and the strategies to build bigger and more profitable relationships with them. This is especially important in early-stage and high growth markets.

We have deep expertise in developing comprehensive customer and market insights to identify new opportunities for clients. Vumero helps companies plan and implement successful strategic marketing programs that are on-target and resonate with their audiences. We provide clients with deeper insight into customers’ needs across multiple demographic segments. Vumero then works with them to develop innovative marketing campaigns that yield a high return on investment (ROI). Our marketing and sales capabilities include brand strategy, customer relationship management, sales optimization, channel strategies, pricing, customer segmentation, new product development, product portfolio optimization and marketing strategy.

Startups Integration

Large companies are mostly unsuccessful and poorly prepared to work together with young start-ups to achieve success. Our advice helps unlock the full value of the people, process and technology integration and we are trusted by large companies to design, source, manage, implement and commercialise start-ups, ensuring the right cultural, digital, technological and strategic fit. We connect the supply chain to bring our customers the disruptive innovations and best start-ups they need to transform markets. We specialise in Finance, Retail, Sports & Entertainment and Emerging Technology industries.

What We Do

We connect the world’s best startups and young companies to Fortune 1000 and large companies.  We allow clients to identify, source, partner and integrate solutions to ensure large companies can remain agile and sustain their competitive advantage.

People, Process and Technology to be faster and agile.

Vumero Institute advises large companies in ever-changing startups and young innovators around people, process and technology across five key markets: 

  • Financial Technology (“FinTech”)
  • Sports Technology (“SportsTech”)
  • Retail Technology (“RetailTech”)
  • Professional Services Automation
  • Data Analytics

Analytical Audits

Identifying new data-driven growth opportunities and critical risks for your business

Vumero Institute reviews five areas of analytical policies, procedures and practices of an organization and compares these to the best practices in their industry, focused on (a) Cybersecurity (b) Financial Analysis (c) Business Process Mapping (d) Big Data & Analytics (e) Internet-of-Things. Clients receive specific recommendations how to improve performance and additional initiatives for innovation and continuous improvement.  The 5-in-1 Analytical Audit  typically take 12 weeks.

5-in-1 analytical audits

  • Budgeting & Forecasts
  • Data & Analytics Review
  • Business Process Mapping
  • Cybersecurity
  • Internet-of-things

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

How to manage business-and-technology change?

Vumero Institutes sourcing model offers access to strategic business-and-technology change resources via an outside service provider.

CHANGE PROCESS

Our change management specialists can manage and improve best practices, ultimately leading to better service quality.

KEY TALENT

Offer an appealing, upwardly mobile career path to your change management specialists. At Vumero Institute, they will have the opportunity to work on stimulating projects for both your bank and our other clients.

COST BASE

Our variable cost model allows you to raise or lower your change management resources in response to need, budget fluctuations and other factors.

MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTS

Our change management consultants have specialized domain expertise and are available on demand. Vumero Institute lets you periodically tap into our high-caliber talent to manage and execute projects that spur development of new capabilities, products and services.

EXECUTION QUALITY

Put people with the right skills (e.g. business analysis, project management) in the right roles from Day One of change initiatives. Taking this proactive approach enhances execution quality while reducing time-to-market for products and services.

DIGITAL

In a highly competitive environment, businesses must focus on maintaining and developing the quality of their customer experience.

At Vumero Institute, we are helping them respond to the challenge by analysing and innovating current customer experiences across key interfaces, channels and services.

NEXT GEN TECHNOLOGY

We believe that emerging technologies such as Block Chain, machine learning, smart security and artificial intelligence have significant potential within the Financial Services industry. We are focused on helping you understand these transformative technologies and how they can be applied to your business.

DIGITAL STRATEGIES

We develop digital strategies to maximize value for both your customers and organization. This process involves defining your current versus target digital state, and is focused on identifying where to spend budget and time to deliver results that align with your business goals. We have experience developing omni-channel and mobile strategies, along with defining digital business models and target operating models.

DELIVERING PLATFORMS

We have experience implementing full scale digital transformation programs, inclusive of building out the technology solution, testing and iterating, and transferring capabilities so you can maintain ownership of the program. We provide design and development services for websites, mobile apps and solution architecture, in addition to content management and digital roadmap design.

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES

We work with you to understand and focus on what your customers want and implement changes to digitize their experience. Methods such as design thinking and digital journey mapping are used to develop a strategy that will encourage customer engagement. Once the strategy is determined we have the capabilities to build out and implement new technology to transform and streamline the customer experience. The impact for you is improved customer satisfaction, revenue growth and cost to service.

ANALYTICS

We are focused on transforming insights into value to help you make more informed decisions. We advise on what should be measured to help you understand how digital investments are performing to date and how they can be further optimized. Our work includes data and analytics audit, benchmarking, data science and integration, and reporting (definition and delivery).