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We don’t just advise, we get involved.

We consult to governments, corporations and start-ups on a range of issues associated with growing and executing on new ideas and executing change.


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Growth + Execution

We advise companies on growth strategy, improved value chains, customer engagement, partnering, modernising marketing, strategy, execution, effective structures and systems, process re-engineering, governance and great projects.

We have recently re-engineered regulatory approval processes, advised on collaborative growth strategy, developed collaborative business models, undertaken agricultural supply chain reviews, run a community design competition.


Process/systems analysis and Re-engineering

We undertake detailed business process and improvement planning. Our overall approach is that most businesses need to substantially transform how they operate for a high information digital era and that simple business analytics is not enough.

We have recently re-built the operating model for a major winery, restructured development approval processes for a government department, built a model of academic incentives and financial flows in a Group of 8 university and restructured the IT systems into a data platform for a biosecurity agency.


PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

We have decades of experience in product development, working with designers, engineers, sensory specialists, marketers and a range of other professionals to launch products that engage customers locally and internationally.

Our product development projects have included luxury tourism, packaging, filtration, wine, bottled water, agriculture, beverages, manufacturing equipment, clothing, food, IT/software/platforms, heavy iron, agricultural equipment, timber, water treatment and sludges.


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TRANSFORMING companies

We have recently mentored a metals manufacturing business on needs to meet growth opportunities, including working on the development of Industry 4.0 production systems and implementation of CRM.

We are delivering a major upgrade to a packaging line for one of the Australia's largest multi-national wine companies and are undertaking a production software review for another. For an industry organisation, we  have redesigned their systems into an app-enabled platform. 


TECHNOLOGY adoption

We want our customers to effectively take advantage of new technology, new business models and sector disruption. This includes working with big-data analytics platforms to understand customer buying behaviour, customer engagement and product pricing models.

Recent business technology reengineering work has included the development of an App enabled digital systems management and communications platform,  a full IT and operating systems review for an international manufacturer, with a customer-driven business focus. We of another manufacturers manufacturing software systems with a focus on implementation of AI technology.


powering startups

We work with founders to facilitate rapid scaling and We facilitate start-ups in in the development of customer engagement stacks, lean business plans, business model development, value proposition, business development, marketing strategy, sales pipeline development and governance.

We mentor food, clothing, IT, water, environmental, experiential and medical startups and provide business development support for high-tech start-ups and traditional new businesses.


Policy IMPLEMENTATION

We have undertaken extensive work on implementation of government policy including design of approval processes, review and re-engineering of approval processes, design of program governance, review of program, major initiative governance and program design.

We have previously run major policy science initiatives including the South East Water Science review that resulted in world first regulation for managing forestry water allocations and the South Australian Murray-Darling Basing Plan Science Review, which resulted in the development of the South Australian Policy framework for the River water allocations.