Multinational cigarette and tobacco manufacturing company, Philip Morris International (PMI), wanted to transform their innovation culture. They needed to create a comprehensive, certification program to select, define and teach the skills required for internal innovation catalysts.
Digitalisation is quickly reshaping the way we teach and learn. Schools like the ZHAW are being challenged to re-evaluate their core structures, and implement an approach to education that enables them to become a future-oriented institution.
The City of Zurich recently opted for an Open Government Data strategy. During its implementation, city officials discovered the data was highly dispersed internally, and the departments were unsure of which data could be published.
Part of Baloise’s current business is based on traditional car insurance. Yet with industries opening up and successful services increasingly relying on collaborations among companies, Baloise needed to know which areas are likely to dominate the future of mobility and who its potential partners might be.
A Swiss reinsurance company wanted to explore the potential of a new market segment that is often rejected by insurance companies. To find viable solutions for those classed as “impaired lives”, they needed a complete 360° view of the needs and drivers of the main stakeholders involved in the journey.
Pro Juventute, a Swiss foundation supporting the rights and needs of children, wanted to modernise and redefine their iconic parent letter, which has provided Swiss parents and families with essential information for over forty years.
Governmental institutions at all levels play a major role in shaping our society. Spark Works can work together with these organisations to address challenges around affordability, transparency and the ever-evolving complexities of an uncertain world.
Decreased travel due to environmental concerns, and more recently global pandemics, pose serious threats on the airline industry. Spark Works wants to work with leading airlines to develop innovative solutions and practices that meet these issues head-on.
The Swiss Alps is one of the most visited regions in Europe. Ski resorts and ski installations need new strategies to face the challenges that come with dense crowds. Spark Works can help these businesses understand and anticipate the needs of their customer base so they are better able to serve them.