We are a source of new ideas and growth, helping our clients, usually Global Fortune 250 firms, to thrive in times of tumultuous change, like these.

We work with clients to engage their markets and customers, study and solve problems and learn new things. We do this by leading collaborative research and design projects.

Armed with creative methods and powerful tools and through a network of connected and talented people all over the world, we grapple with the big problems of the day and help our clients to change and bring change -- bettering lives and bettering living for people everywhere.



Growing when markets have limits

Market corrections always teach lessons. This correction is teaching a lesson that may come as a surprise to those looking for a return to “normal” growth. There is nothing “normal” about this recovery, so the key is to understand its abnormality.


Our research led to innovations in signaling technology to alert machine operators when something is wrong, and assures when all is well, leading to large, no-cost productivity improvements for global manufacturers.

Our innovation work helped a global water technologies company design smaller, energy-efficient, portable waste-water treatment plants that are used in remote and hard-to-reach locations and where water re-use is vital.

Our strategy work helped Schneider Electric strengthen its relationships with key customers, positioning it for growth in construction markets even as markets slowed and competitor's fell behind.