Cases

Life science

Partner Analysis for Innovative Materials

A group of researchers developed a way to synthesize innovative materials that can be used to improve the performance of e.g., energy storage solutions. Triathlon assisted in identifying the industry and academic interest and provided recommendations for further development.

Automotive industry

EAEU Spare Part Compliance

A client within the automotive industry wanted to eliminate the risk of incompliance for the spare parts delivered within the Eurasian markets. Triathlon provided a comprehensive analysis of the spare part process and developed a solution proposal of concept to eliminate risk.

Industrial equipment

ERP Implementation Management

An industrial client needed support to manage the IT part of an ERP implementation. Focus was to improve project control, communication and speed of deliveries, including hand-over to client’s internal IT project management organization.

Automotive

Supplier Capacity Assessment

An OEM client wanted to get a better understanding of the capacity situation of its supplier base. Triathlon developed a systematic and reusable approach to collect and analyze supplier capacity data.

Life Science

Exploratory Target Screening

A client within the Life Science Industry needed an initial exploratory screening and analysis of potential acquisitions in a specific industry segment. Triathlon conducted a high-level assessment of the market in question and identified and profiled potential acquisitions.

Automotive

Product/Service Portfolio

To address sustainable long-term growth, a large automotive supplier was looking for opportunities in new markets and adjacent business areas. Triathlon and the client team assessed the identified opportunities and developed a product and service offering.

Automotive

Partnership for New Technology

A client within the automotive industry was establishing a new partnership with a cutting-edge tech company to develop transport solutions. Triathlon supported in negotiations leading to a formal agreement.

Life Science

Explore Need for a New Innovation

A research group found a new method for particle tracking in liquids. Triathlon conducted a market analysis to explore the needs for the new method in different business and research segments, resulting in key input for development and potential collaborations.

Automotive

Business Carve-Out and IT Separation

A global OEM had divested a part of its business but would remain to collaborate on new product development.The IT landscape needed to be separated.Triathlon was asked to lead the cloning and rollout of the product quality management system for the carve-out business.

Automotive

Identify and Employ Lessons Learned

A global development project in the automotive industry faced several challenges due to launching first to market features with advanced technology. Triathlon supported the client to identify and employ lessons learned to a new similar project to mitigate the risks.

Shipping

Launch of Digital Service

A client within the shipping industry decided to launch its first external digital service – a tool for tracking cargo within the supply chain. Triathlon supported in setting the digitalization strategy and led the development and implementation.

Industrial Equipment

R&D Project Controlling

An industrial equipment producer wanted to improve cost visibility and control of R&D projects. Triathlon supported implementing a standard ERP project and time reporting module, which was piloted for one site and then rolled out globally, resulting in improved project planning & budgeting.

Life Science

Pipeline Portfolio Management

Triathlon supported a global medical device client to develop a framework for product pipeline portfolio management yielding a structured analysis and prioritization of new product ideas and product development programs.

Automotive

Performance Analysis of Development Projects

An automotive client wanted to strengthen project management and reporting to secure future growth together with a key customer. Triathlon supported the client to perform an as-is analysis and define workstreams to drive and prioritize the work to reach wanted position.

Automotive

Developing a Privacy Position

An industrial client needed a privacy position that clearly states how consumers’ personal data is to be used and protected. Triathlon led the development, resulting in a position statement as well as important commitments for realization.

 

 

Air treatment and climate control

Implementing Process Improvements

A global market leader in air treatment had updated their product development processes and needed support to implement the new way of working. Triathlon outlined the roll-out approach, created training material, and conducted training in the new process.

Triathlon Digital / Automotive industry

Information & Data Management

A client within the automotive industry wanted to set a foundation for Information & Data Management with clear governance to become more data driven. Triathlon provided a comprehensive benchmark, strategy and roadmap to roll out the foundation.

Climate control

Upgraded Product Development Process

A premium player in the market needed to upgrade their product development process after experiencing significant difficulties to bring new products to the market. Triathlon identified current pain points and updated the process based on best-practice and identified issues.

Telecommunications

IoT Investment Journey Whitepaper

A company within the telecom industry needed a whitepaper to support the launch of their new IoT as a service offering. Triathlon supported by creating content and illustrations to be used in a whitepaper describing the investment journey in IoT based on consolidated learning.

Automotive

Communication within Data & Analytics

An automotive manufacturer needed to raise internal awareness of Data & Analytics to speed up their data-driven transformation. Triathlon supported to accelerate the transformation, create a communication strategy and plan the work going forward.

Industrial equipment

Operational Improvements

Triathlon supported an industrial client in performing an assessment for an exponentially growing business segment. Focus was to identify limitations in the current way of working and defining the long-term solution for successful continued growth.

Automotive

Upcoming EU Directive On Due Diligence

A client within the automotive industry wanted to increase their understanding of an upcoming EU directive on sustainability value chain due diligence. Triathlon supported by analyzing the expected requirements and identifying gaps in the client’s current due diligence activities.

Life Science

Medtech Market Planning

A global medical device company has grown rapidly in recent years and needed a market plan to structure future efforts. Triathlon supported the client in the assessment of the current situation and development of a strategic plan with key components in place

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Automation industry

Manufacturing System Pre-study

A client within the automation industry had identified several pain points related to their manufacturing systems and processes. Triathlon provided an in-depth analysis resulting in defined improvement areas together with solutions and a recommended way forward

Automotive

Capacity investment mapping

An OEM client faced increasing demands, putting pressure on the supply chain. To ensure suppliers ability to manage capacity ramp-up, they were offered capacity investments by the client. Triathlon supported with tracking and management reporting of the identified investments

Industrial equipment

Global cost reduction program

A client within the automation industry launched a global purchasing cost reduction program. Triathlon provided a combination of project management and business analysis, resulting in substantial savings along with a framework for continued improvements

Industrial equipment

Semiconductor supply chain mapping

A purchasing organization requested a holistic view a of the supply chain for components with semiconductors. Triathlon assessed the clients supply chain and created a database that provided the transparency required to work proactively with the crisis

Triathlon Digital

Current and future digital offerings

As a part of a digitalization effort, a global supplier of security solutions wanted to determine the current state and trajectory of their technological capabilities and digital offerings. Triathlon supported in how to formulate a digital strategy and framework to reach the target state.

Industrial equipment

Reaching the full sales potential

A global manufacturing client is targeting substantial growth. Triathlon was asked to turn strategy into action by developing a full potential plan. After assessing the situation and understanding the sales potential, a roadmap for needed initiatives was developed.

Industrial equipment

Reduce working capital

Triathlon supported an industrial equipment client to perform a deep dive assessment to reduce working capital and improve cash generation. Client financials were analyzed to define and detail improvement areas and implementation approach

Telecommunication

Identifying new opportunities with 5G

A client within the telecom industry wanted to increase awareness about the business potential in next generation of mobile communication. Triathlon supported the client within an attractive industry segment to identify use cases based on 5G capabilities

Automotive

Road adaptations for autonomous vehicles

A client within the automotive industry had a strategic project to develop an autonomous transport solution. Together with commercial and technical partners, Triathlon led the work to specify and implement needed road infrastructure adaptations to enable for the technology

Industrial equipment

Defined new way of working globally

A global climate control manufacturer wanted to address untapped potential in current business and reduce operational costs. Triathlon supported in defining global best practice processes and system support as well as planning for the subsequent implementation

Automotive

Data protection strategic roadmap

An automotive industry client needed support in securing an efficient organization to manage data protection effectively. Triathlon supported by defining the current state, the target state, and subsequently setting a strategic roadmap and an implementation plan

Automotive

Defining autonomous transport solution

An automotive industry client had initiated a strategic innovation project for development of an autonomous transport solution. Triathlon worked with the client to set a business strategy and model besides supporting with bridging technology and business development

Triathlon Operation

Fulfilling demanding customer contract

A growing industrial equipment company was challenged to meet demanding contractual obligations in a proposed deal that had transformative business potential. Triathlon performed an E2E assessment of the client’s operations and advised on how to meet the challenge.

Triathlon Digital

Transforming sales by digital tools

An international client within the wood refinery sector wanted digital sales tools to their sales channels. Support was provided in qualifying a technical supplier, identifying key values and customer journey. This was used to build the foundation for an attractive sales tool.

Industrial Equipment

Semiconductor supply chain analysis

A purchasing organization needed to gain understanding of the supply chain for components with semiconductors, given the global shortage, to proactively mitigate production impact. Triathlon supported with a supply chain analysis and development of a semiconductor database.

Digital

Roadmap for digital services

A leading automotive supplier experienced challenges in cross-functional collaboration on digital service development. Through cross-functional coordination, Triathlon supported the client to launch new digital services at a faster pace.

Life Science

Market potential & Go-to-market plan

A novel technique to improve development of pharmaceuticals and vaccines had been developed. Triathlon supported the inventors by exploring the commercial potential and interest among potential partners, as well as defining a suitable model for commercialization.

Offshore & Shipping

Market verification of naval simulation tool

An innovative power prediction model for energy efficient sea transports had been developed. Triathlon supported the inventor by performing a market analysis to evaluate market opportunities and suitable ways for how to commercialize the model.

Life Science

Marine biotech partner screening

A novel microalgae cultivation method has been developed for year-round cultivation adapted for the Swedish west coast. Triathlon conducted a comprehensive survey of potential partners and evaluated applications to guide future development for the client.

Industrial equipment

Preparing for transformation program

Triathlon assisted an industrial equipment client in the concept development and preparation of an initiative to improve operations. Processes in operations were assessed and a new plan defined for launch of a transformation program.

Life Science

Successful MDR implementation

A global medical device manufacturer had to adapt operations to comply with the new EU MDR. Triathlon established an enterprise-wide action plan and effective follow-up structure to drive implementation.

Automotive

Identified improvement opportunities in operations

An automotive manufacturer client needed to improve efficiency in operations. Triathlon assessed current operational processes and identified challenges and opportunities used as baseline for operations improvement.

Aerospace & Defense

Development of new investment model

A manufacturer within the Defense and Aerospace sector had identified issues with the current operational investment model. Triathlon provided expertise to develop a new model, leading to improved investment decisions.

Triathlon Digital

Strategy for digitalized products

A client needed a new strategy for digitalized products to meet the new market conditions and technology leap. Triathlon developed a digital product strategy connected to overall business targets and a detailed roadmap to close the gap.

Telecommunication

Business case for growth with new technology

A client supplying sensor technology and equipment needed to raise capital to approach new market segments for growth. Triathlon supported with assessment of products and markets to build a case for investors.

Life Science

Digital health development & launch

A large global medical device company had set a target to rapidly launch a new digital concept to remain competitive and leverage key industry trends. Triathlon supported with managing and coordinating a cross-functional team resulting in a successful launch that doubled initial sales target.

Life Science

U.S. expansion plan

To manage FDA requirements and outline the best way to market, Triathlon supported a Swedish MedTech company entering the U.S. with the development of a new business model for the U.S. market. The project resulted in an FDA approval and several contracts secured with major hospitals and clinics.

Life Science

Secure project financing

Triathlon supported a startup in need of project funding to verify business concept with a thorough feasibility study through external research and interviews. The work resulted in project funding of 2.5 MEUR for a three-year verification project.

Triathlon Digital

AI to predict failures

A client needed to be able to predict when a specific critical component was going to fail to secure product uptime. Triathlon developed a solution including advanced analytics and AI to prevent product failure

Triathlon Digital

Use cases for data analytics

A client wanted to better understand their current data analytics capabilities and potential roadblock ahead. Triathlon assessed the clients current use cases for data analytics and identified key areas to address for value creation.

Triathlon Digital

Actionable data with new BI-system

A medical device client wanted to better utilize their business data to improve decision making. Triathlon developed a business intelligence reporting concept for the client resulting in a new BI-system with relevant actionable data

Paper & forest

Increased efficiency by applying Lean R&D

Triathlon supported a client in the paper industry to develop a Lean methodology focusing on Visual Planning and PULSE within innovation projects. In the assignment, 30+ projects adopted the framework and gained increased steering, efficiency and transparency.

A large FMCG client asked Triathlon for guidance in selecting their next generation Project Portfolio Management solution. Following the conducted analysis and developed conclusions, the client chose to implement the recommended PPM tool.

A client within the energy sector needed to find attractive market segments to focus on for their new product. Triathlon assisted by providing an extensive market analysis resulting in four markets to prioritize.

A client supplying radar equipment wanted to approach new industrial customers. Triathlon performed a market analysis, defining characteristics and requirements, allowing the client to make a move.

An innovator within the telecom industry needed additional financing to fund technology development. Triathlon supported the process by building the business case, resulting in approval of the funds.

Public sector

Business case attracting investors

A business incubator needed a presentation material for a yearly investors' seminar. Triathlon supported with assessment and development of a communication material, resulting in widespread interest among investors.

A large organization in the shipping industry needed a cost breakdown and in-depth analysis of European ports. Triathlon supported by performing analysis, resulting in actions to improve port efficiency and competitiveness.

An offshore service provider needed improve management capabilities of daily operations. Based on needs, Triathlon developed governance, structure for documentation, reporting, planning and KPI monitoring.

An offshore service provider needed improve management capabilities of daily operations. Based on needs, Triathlon developed governance, structure for documentation, reporting, planning and KPI monitoring.

A marine research center wanted to reach a new position by commercializing research. Triathlon supported by launching projects, partnerships, business and facility plans for the client to reach a new vision.

A client in the aquaculture industry needed in-depth insights on trends in current and potential markets. Triathlon supported by assessing customer needs and requirements, building the baseline for a new strategic direction.

Innovators of a new liquid treatment product needed in-depth market insights. Triathlon assessed the market, identifying existing commercial applications and business cases for the new technology.

Customers to a defense manufacturer required operational cost reductions. To achieve this, the manufacturer started an initiative with Triathlon to assess a new delivery concept and identify improvement opportunities.

An aerospace supplier needed a new ERP-system to improve efficiency and control. Triathlon provided analyses, developed processes and routines, and managed implementation resulting in a successful transition.

A client within new space technology wanted to increase profitability and reduce lead times. Triathlon provided expertise to assess current processes and procedures as well as develop and implement new ones.

A telecommunications operator had developed a low-cost/low-investment alternative for telematics. Triathlon provided a complete cost breakdown for connectivity investments, enabling necessary insights to the business case.

An industrial manufacturing group needed new practices to secure operations and health of employees in the Covid-19 pandemic. Triathlon assessed current standards and implemented improvements in the entire group.

An innovator within green technologies needed support in finding the preferred way of delivering to customers in order to ease the adaption to customers' products. Triathlon collected and analyzed data and developed a delivery strategy.

Triathlon provided a client within green technologies with reviews and communicative summaries on a market analysis to identify new customer segments, enabling the client’s management to take a well-informed decision.

A medical device client wanted to better utilize their business data to improve decision-making. Triathlon developed a Business Intelligence reporting concept for the client resulting in a new BI-system with relevant actionable data.

A client within foods equipment needed to increase their growth. Triathlon assisted by performing an initial market analysis resulting in a defined current situation and need for future development.

A client within the energy industry wanted to investigate the potential of their new product in three market segments. Triathlon provided a comprehensive analysis of the markets and relevant alternative segments.

An automotive client needed to realize savings within their service market. Triathlon assessed processes and implemented a new organization and approach, resulting in a reduction of costs.

A pharmaceutical client had developed a new innovative product. Triathlon supported the business by analyzing the market attractiveness for their product, resulting in several interested new customers for the client.

Triathlon helped a tech-company identify and assess current and potential future competitors, enabling the client to make well informed strategical decisions and develop a new business plan.

Triathlon assisted an automotive client in the development and implementation of a new IT-solution concept for controlling and reporting sales taxes, resulting in process changes which improved compliance of invoicing.

An industrial equipment manufacturer needed to improve operational efficiency to stay competitive. Triathlon advised in the review of European operations resulting in a transformation enhancing the client's position on the market.

Triathlon supported an industrial equipment client in reviewing the current situation and identifying requirements for a global business transformation initiative, resulting in a well-structured program launch.

A client within the marine & aquaculture sector needed to take a set of strategic decisions on how to address the market. Triathlon collected and analyzed market data, providing the necessary baseline to make strategic decisions based on facts.

Triathlon analyzed a private equity client’s investment portfolio to define and present key data on business performance, providing stand-alone infographics for communication with stakeholders.

An automotive manufacturer needed support in implementing their vision of a new learning management system. Triathlon defined requirements, executed the sourcing process and implemented a portfolio of solutions building a learning ecosystem.

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