For the last 12 years, our passion has been to help companies grow with innovation. The results speak for themselves. Companies have a five times higher success rate in their innovation activities when they use Outcome-Driven Innovation® (ODI).

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Learn through in-depth case studies how ODI has helped leading companies to uncover what their customers really want and to build solid growth strategies out of these insights.

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Get to know our customers and find out what they tell about working together with Edizon.


Timo Snoeren

Managing Director / Worthington Cylinders GmbH

“It’s easy to build a strategy once you have stable fundaments to build it on. Jobs-to-be-Done delivers those fundaments to build successful strategies.”

Johann Stickler

Director Engineering / Liebherr-Werk Bischofshofen GmbH

“Through the application of systematic market research we can better understand customer needs. That insights assure a focused product development and provides that we can offer the right solution and a competitive price-benefit ratio. ODI methodology enables us to increase customer value and a unique selling proposition.

We learned a lot from our customers and for our customers by applying ODI to our innovation management.

Karl-Heinz Mayer

Director of Innovation Management / Eaton Industries

“We had a product ready and suddenly ‘the market disappeared’. To make sure this does not happen again we were looking for support and found Edizon. We already did some projects together and now we are doing internal trainings to implement ODI in our organization”

Peter Höllerbauer

Kompetenzzentrum Innovation & Produktenwicklung / Linz AG

“Wir haben schon verschiedenste Marktforschungen durchgeführt, aber Outcome-Driven Innovation® hebt sich deutlich von diesen ab, was Insight und Ergebnistiefe betrifft. Darauf können wir unsere Innovationsstrategie perfekt aufbauen.”

Mark Veldhoen

Innovation & Growth Analyst / Riwal

“Riwal wanted to understand the needs of construction site managers better when it comes to ‘enabling workers to work at height’. We had a couple of learnings about planning, monitoring work progress and safety management. The ODI method really opened my eyes and with the information’s about our customers’ needs we could address solutions to this needs in our digital rental platform.”

Robert Andexer

Head of Business Unit Door / Mayer & Co Beschläge GmbH

“Outcome-Driven Innovation® offered a whole new perspective on market definition, strategy building and innovation. An exact understanding of the actual customer needs on the basis of the ‘job’ of the customer is the heart of the procedure and the starting point for all decisions in the innovation process. That convinced us.”

Simona Skerjanec

Life Cycle Leader / Ocrelizumab F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

“I am a big fan of Outcome-Driven Innovation (ODI) as a methodology to help us better understand the customer needs. We’re asking them about what they truly know – their jobs. I’ve used it in different settings for various products and I was always able to uncover the important insights. These insights helped us develop more innovative solutions for our customers or position the product in the market segment with highly unsatisfied needs.”

Andrea Wirth

Manager Product Planning & Market Research / Mitsubishi R&D Europe GmbH

“In more than 20 years of practice in (strategic market insights and) research targeted to product development I never came across such a valuable and constructive approach as Job-to-be-Done and Outcome-Driven Innovation. It is definitely a best practice to uncover actionable customer needs, to generate innovation and reveal business opportunities in the automotive industry.”

Florian Schütz

New Business Development / Borealis

“First, we applied ODI & JTBD in New Business Development and are now integrating it group wide as one part of a market-driven innovation initiative.” 

Gerald Steiner

Vice President / Digitalization Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

“Using the Outcome-Driven-Innovation® methodology to enhance innovation within a digital context enabled us to identify the basis for possible digital solutions. Accepting core needs in order to find either a digital or non-digital solution to get the Job-do-be-Done is the first step for a successful innovation process. With Edizon we found the right partner to identify and quantify unmet customer needs in a structured way!”

Marco De Polo

Head Portfolio Strategy & Global Market Insights / Roche Diabetes Care

“Edizons’ Outcome-Driven Innovation approach finally allowed us to truly understand what customers are trying to achieve, independent of any solutions. Edizon opened our eyes regarding the ultimate unit of measure to identify growth opportunities and growth strategies: the jobs and outcomes customers are trying to get done that then define the opportunity landscape.”

Wolfram Nagel

Senior User Experience Designer / TeamViewer

“Visited one of Edizon’s workshops and absolutely enjoyed it. I learned a lot and got an even better idea of what ODI means and how to apply it in practice. Great discussions and insights – these were two very insightful days! Thank you for that.”

Udo Hörmann

Strategic Product Management / W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos

“Während sich zahlreiche Innovationsprozesse gleich auf die Lösung konzentrieren, stellen wir mithilfe der Outcome-Driven Innovation® Methode das Kundenbedürfnis an den Ausgangspunkt unserer Überlegungen. Ist die Aufgabe, die der Kunde durchführen will erst einmal identifiziert, eröffnet sich ein breites Spektrum an Lösungswegen. Durch die konsequente Beschreibung von Kundenbedürfnissen schaffen wir wertvollen Freiraum für verschiedenste Lösungsoptionen. Würden wir uns gleich auf die Lösung des Kundenproblems konzentrieren, würden viele Möglichkeiten von uns gar nicht erst angedacht werden.”

Dr. Henning Bork

Director Strategy / ASM Assembly Systems

“Job-to-be-Done methodology helps ASM to open the aperture and refocus from Equipment (Product) based thinking to customer (job) centric thinking.”

Florian Dahm

Strategic Marketing / PERI GmbH

“Peri is strongly committed to a customer centric approach in business development. Edizon actively helps us to introduce Jobs-to-be-Done as a common needs language. The Outcome-Driven Innovation process puts Jobs-to-be-Done into action and guides our business development on a cross-functional level, from strategy to product management, marketing and sales.” 

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