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Understand and position the competitiveness of the products you market now.

Build in competitiveness for the next product you market.

You want the keys to understanding and maximizing competitiveness for the COMPETITIVENESS OF THE WHOLE VALUE CHAIN OF YOUR SOLUTIONS (INCLUDING YOUR SUBCONTRACTORS).

You want innovative solutions to secure your strategic and competitive advantage in the future.

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OUR SERVICES

  • Technological monitoring
  • Competition analysis
  • Business cases and business models
  • Design-To-Cost (and Value) methodology
  • Industrial strategy
  • Target costing
  • Purchasing categories strategy
  • Support sourcing
  • Design and construction of expert made-to-measure costing tools.
  • Expert support to optimize the economic performance of your purchasing department.
  • Support to create or improve your cost management expertise (tools & methods, tailor-made training, process & organization, senior coaching, construction & deployment of a cost convergence roadmap)

OUR APPROACH

“The virtue of an analytical approach”
  • Fine-tune your understanding of cost with the SHOULD COST® analytical approach, which closely links economic data to technical and industrial reality and subsequently enables you to identify (from multiple perspectives) and activate optimization levers which really work.
  • Evaluate the real impact on your economic performance when business processes are optimized and the actual use of resources is taken in account.
  • Apply a Reverse Costing approach to market solution and use the same consolidation method to determine cost price (one thermometer).
  • Understand the industrial and / or customer value bias of each market player (including yourself) behind the economic performance of each solution.
  • Model the integration of technological innovations into your industrial projects and today’s business processes.
  • Fine-tune your evaluation of future economic and financial performance results.
  • Maximize risk analysis of the business case of your industrial strategy and your business plan by analyzing the performance of your target product.
  • Conduct a more refined and robust characterization of performance and action plans (ROI, IRR, profitability index) as well as action plans to be put in place to secure the key conditions of success.
  • Maximize risk analysis of the business case of your industrial strategy and your business plan by analyzing the performance of your target product.
  • Conduct a more refined and stronger characterization of performance and action plans (ROI, IRR, profitability index) as well as action plans to develop to secure the successful key conditions.
  • Replace “Black Box” and off-the-shelf tools with a specific tool for your business which has the range of validity you need, requires little input data and uses expertise modeled after your industry (SPEC-TO-COST SHOULD approach ®)
  • With this tool, produce Target Costs that will be real references / tools for monitoring the economic performance of your projects.
  • Make full use of the Improvalue knowledge base of materials, products and process technologies in the industry to understand the performance of your outsourcing and maximize the performance of your sourcing and buying family strategy.