Technology-driven companies face unprecedented changes. The faster market penetration of new technologies and the entry of completely new competitors with disruptive approaches on global markets lead to ever shorter product life cycles. End-user end-users are increasingly demanding and demanding also for B2B providers. Digitization further service areas poses new and increased demands on employees and organization. Consumers are more informed and demand more and more innovative and more networked services with simultaneously decreasing customer loyalty and willingness to pay.
In the future, technology-driven companies will have to drastically change their business models and approaches and develop and develop a variety of competences.
- Customer-centric product / services that require agile development processes that lead to changed requirements for risk management and planning (volatility)
- More flexible business and pricing models, which also lead to changed financing strategies.
- A solid set-up of IT resources - both in SW development, data analytics and data security, as IT will dominate all primary product areas in the future
- Adaptive and autonomous organizational structures and decision-making processes with clearly decentralized decision-making authority, and significantly higher error and risk tolerance
What impact do these changes have on their business model and strategy?
How can the necessary transformation be initiated and advanced?
How do they react to growing volatility and emerging risks?
How must the value chain be designed to survive global competition?
What control logic and processes do they need in the future to best support their future business models?
What are the changed requirements for your IT strategy and the way IT is positioned in your company?
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Master of Engineering and Business Administration
At 4C you will not encounter consultants corresponding to usual stereotypes. And certainly not in the person of Joerg Bassen, who - as an engineer - stands for the principle of gravity, that means a down-to-earth attitude, objectivity, careful consideration and thorough analysis. Not only our clients benefit from his “engineer’s viewpoint” and his distinctive analytical skills, but also our internal knowledge exchange and qualification activities for our consultants.
His focus lies within the CIO and CDO Office and including IT strategy, sourcing management, digitization, IT Controlling / decision making and change management. Concurrently he heads as managing director our digital joint venture GROUP ZERO ONE, where he advises companies in developing, initiating and monetizing digital business models.
He has extensive experience in various industry sectors.
Master of Business Administration
An absolute intention to change things for the better is part of every 4C consultant’s essential mindset. Anyone who can prove this talent in challenging project situations, will go far with 4C. This applies in particular for Hans-Martin Schneider, whose assertiveness and talent for business development is combined with a good sense of humor.
His focus is in business transformation, digitization, business development & growth as well as restructuring.
He has extensive experience in the financial services, services and technology sectors as well as with owner and owner managed companies.