Growth by value selling – B2B offering development through a customer-centric approach

Growth by value selling – B2B offering development through a customer-centric approach

16 September 2015 — As companies strive to expand their global presence, and the availability of products and services increases rapidly, competitive pressure is growing due to market saturation and commoditization. As offerings become increasingly similar, companies should involve their customers in offering development.

Implementing dynamic pricing for smart revenue management

Implementing dynamic pricing for smart revenue management

19 December 2014 — Dynamic pricing is a revenue management process where the products or services are priced differently depending on the current demand and supply conditions in the market. This article describes how dynamic pricing can be utilized to improve the top line – from setting up the objectives to execution of revenue management.

B2B productization for improved sales process efficiency and demand validation

B2B productization for improved sales process efficiency and demand validation

19 December 2014 — Sales and marketing competences are often still at a premature stage in many Finnish technology-oriented companies. In this article the concept and basic approach of B2B productization is presented and illustrated with some real-life case examples from a Finnish technology company.

Revenue growth from existing customer base

Revenue growth from existing customer base

26 June 2014 — Growth strategies typically focus on diversification and expansion into new areas. Reddal also has talked about the importance of venturing into new areas. This article describes how to run a growth program for existing customers as a systematic process – from identifying the growth accounts and their potential, to managing and following up the sales execution.

Applying an iterative “lean startup” approach to geographic expansion

2 October 2013 — “Lean Startup” is an increasingly prevalent doctrine for startups around the world. In addition to product development, the lean startup ideas and best practices can be applied in corporations more broadly especially for new corporate business ventures and, particularly, market expansion for globally ambitious companies.

From pricing theories to concrete analyses, decisions and actions

20 June 2012 — Everyone acknowledges that pricing is a key contributor for business results. However, pricing is much more than setting up a right price level. This article gives an overview on how pricing analytics should be done, what are the key decision points in a pricing model and what must be taken into account to ensure a successful implementation of a pricing model.

Pushing innovation and cost effectiveness through Design-to-Cost

Pushing innovation and cost effectiveness through Design-to-Cost

5 April 2012 — In industries such as automotive, IT and telecom the drive for continuous innovation while reducing costs have long been the norm. The same trend has spread to other areas as well, touching both products and services; customers want more, but they want it for less. There is an increased demand for simultaneous innovation and cost reduction

Lessons from entering South Korea – build for the long term, no quick wins

Lessons from entering South Korea – build for the long term, no quick wins

14 February 2012 — South Korea has been one of the strongest nations in the world when it comes to long term GDP growth. Since the Korean war, this country’s rise to a leading technology player has been simply amazing. This article describes our experiences building a business presence in Seoul.