White papers

Recent thought leadership articles and point of views

White papersIndustrial IoT in action
Industrial IoT in action
Applied insights from 5 industrial companies’ data- and analytics-driven new service plays
White papersNavigating uncharted waters: Lessons from driving business impact-focused IP transformations
Navigating uncharted waters: Lessons from driving business impact-focused IP transformations
Organizational change is hard, and business-driven IP transformation has several pitfalls. How do you ensure success?
White papersWeathering Economic Storms: Make Your IP Department Ready for a Recession
Weathering Economic Storms: Make Your IP Department Ready for a Recession
Crafting balanced and effective IP cost reduction strategies to ensure a downturn does not derail your business or compromise your…
White papersProactive IP creation – how 4 companies turned strategy into IP portfolios positioned to drive business outcomes
Proactive IP creation
– how 4 companies turned strategy into IP portfolios positioned to drive business outcomes
White papersScaling green innovation: New IP challenges in the sustainability transition
Scaling green innovation: New IP challenges in the sustainability transition
The urgency of the climate crisis drives unprecedented need for diffusion and scaling of sustainability innovation across industries and geographies…
White papersIP Jobs-to-be-Done
IP Jobs-to-be-Done
– how a focused, agile and actionable IP strategy impacted business results of three companies
White papersA missing piece to maximise digital business capability
A missing piece to maximise digital business capability
Strategic planning of data access-, contract- and IP-based control points, and its operational execution (IP StratOps) is an essential mechanism…
White papersTwo-speed IP to keep pace with digital
Two-speed IP to keep pace with digital
A dual IP model for industrials under digital transformation – answering the digital business’ urgent IP needs with speed.
White papersUnder the hood of AI
Under the hood of AI
Demystifying how leaders scale value of AI solutions by ensuring seamless data access.
White papersThe winning card in industrial digitalization
The winning card in industrial digitalization
Winning in digital ecosystems comes down to using intellectual property to control key positions, build trust, and balance exclusivity and…
White papersLessons from the front line of digital manufacturing
Lessons from the front line of digital manufacturing
Many industrials venture into Industry 4.0 – few succeed. However, global engineering group Sandvik could serve as a blueprint for…
White papersThree Key Strategies for Adapting Patent Departments to Agile Innovation Settings
Three Key Strategies for Adapting Patent Departments to Agile Innovation Settings
When R&D goes Agile, traditional corporate IP departments struggle to keep up with the new way of working. The reactive,…
Business-Driven IP ManagementWhite papersHow do you achieve cost control in preparation for an economic downturn?
How do you achieve cost control in preparation for an economic downturn?
Interview with Director Thomas Hedberg
Business-Driven IP ManagementWhite papersUnderstanding digital patents
Understanding digital patents
A 3-category model to help ‘non-digital natives’ understand how digital solutions can be patented to support business
White papersThe digital execution gap
The digital execution gap
How skills, speed and success bridge the gap between innovation strategy and execution
White papersIPMS Transformation – 6 Common Pitfalls
IPMS Transformation – 6 Common Pitfalls
Identifying the potential pitfalls while planning your IP Management System journey will help you set a roadmap that is realistic…
White papersThe organisational keys to unlocking your IP value potential
The organisational keys to unlocking your IP value potential
Konsert's CEO Jens Bördin writes that the IP operating model is the key factor that separates the best from the…
Business-Driven IP ManagementWhite papersManaging external IP firms – 3 steps to cost and quality success
Managing external IP firms – 3 steps to cost and quality success
Three success factors for realizing the desired benefits of partnerships with external IP firms
White papersHow Purchasing can use IP to Improve Results
How Purchasing can use IP to Improve Results
Management of IP in supplier relationships holds untapped potential for decreased business risk and substantial cost savings
White papersVolvo´s road to business-driven IP management
Volvo's road to business-driven IP Management
Article on how IP can be used to cost-effectively support growth, competitiveness and profitability across products, supply chain and R&D.
Business-Driven IP ManagementWhite papersIntellectual asset management for technology-based companies
Intellectual asset management for technology-based companies
An introduction to Intellectual Asset Management methodology and its application for improving competitive advantage and profitability

Videos

Discussions, interviews and video recordings

Videos
Intellectual property challenges in the sustainability transition
Watch Filippa and Jonas outlining the challenges IP managers face in the sustainability transition. As the societal need for rapid…
Videos
Two-speed IP to keep pace with digital
A dual IP model for industrials under digital transformation – answering the digital business’ urgent IP needs with speed.
Business-Driven IP ManagementVideos
IP's seat at the leadership table
Excepts from interview with Senior Advisor Anders Lindh, former President at Sandvik AMT
Business-Driven IP ManagementVideos
Innovation frameworks for digital transformation
Full session from IP Tech Summit 2020
VideosHow Sandvik ventured into digital
How Sandvik ventured into digital
Case presentation at IP Tech Summit
Business-Driven IP ManagementVideos
Patenting when innovation goes Agile
Konsert's Robin Sparrefors and Karin Lersten share key characteristics of the IP organizations that are most successful in agile innovation…
Business-Driven IP ManagementVideos
Patents as business risk in financial services
Three steps which banks and financial services players should consider to address patents as business risk
Business-Driven IP ManagementVideos
Patenting digital innovation – why, what and how
Explore the digital patent categorization framework and how it can be used to patent digital solutions supporting the business
Business-Driven IP ManagementVideos
Four pillars transforming the IP function to a strategic business partner
Konsert's co-founder and CEO Jens Bördin discusses the organizational keys to unlocking your IP value potential

Cases

Client impact and recent experiences

Cases
Change PMO for smooth implementation
Maintaining rhythm and performance throughout the transformation journey
Cases
Nebula’s data-driven service play
Industrial IoT in action: Case study #1
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Eclipse’s Outcomes-as-a-Service play
Industrial IoT in action: Case study #2
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Orion’s Data-driven operations and maintenance
Industrial IoT in action: Case study #3
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Comet’s digital services play
Industrial IoT in action: Case study #4
Cases
Pulsar’s AI analytics platform play
Industrial IoT in action: Case study #5
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IP leadership in transition
Securing client success amidst organizational change
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Leading the transformation
Interim leadership at the top of a European Fortune 500 company
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Reapplying core competence for digital value
Boosting market value and revenue by applying a playbook for navigating digital change in practice
CasesCase
Data-driven services playbook
New business discovery and inception at an engineering company undergoing digital transformation
CasesDematic’s IP-strategic capability – geared for a fast-moving future
Dematic’s IP-strategic capability – geared for a fast-moving future
How Dematic quickly established a new IP StratOps capability to address immediate pressures and new opportunities, and stay ahead of…
CasesBoosting IP efficiency at Infineon
Boosting IP efficiency at Infineon
Process review to address efficiency pain points and pave way for IPMS software upgrade
CasesBorn from business need
Born from business need
Konsert's CEO Jens Bördin writes about how TD Bank manages the IP business risks and levers that arise with the…
Business-Driven IP ManagementCasesNorthern Europe
Tactics for negotiating intellectual property
A client requested Konsert’s support in developing IP negotiation tactics for strategic partnerships within next generation enabling technology areas.
CasesDevelopment of business-driven IP strategy to support digital transformation
Development of business-driven IP strategy to support digital transformation
A client in the mining industry requested Konsert's support in developing an IP strategy for future digital offerings, adapted for…
Business-Driven IP ManagementCasesNorthern Europe
Transparency and control of external IP costs​
Cost control for tracking external IP costs and forecasting the annual IP spend​
Digital Technology InnovationCasesNorth America
Adopt practices from digital leaders
Leapfrogging in organizing for digital innovation execution as the industry faces potential disruption from fintechs
Digital Technology InnovationCasesEurope
Fueling new innovation pipeline
Overcoming historical truths and political biases, securing cost-efficient access to new technology critical for future business
Business-Driven IP ManagementCasesNordics
Development of digital IP strategy to manage IP risks in relation to new digital platform suite
The client partnered with Konsert to develop a new business-driven strategy framework setting a shared strategic direction for navigating the…
Digital Technology InnovationCasesEurope
Technology innovation for industry 4.0
Overcoming digital technology barriers at a traditional and engineering-proud company
Digital Technology InnovationCasesNordics
Guiding digital workforce and investments
Future-proofed strategy approach to guide R&D investments and workforce for new digital-enabled services
Business-Driven IP ManagementCasesEurope
Development of corporate IP strategy to support business rationale for a large patent portfolio
A European automotive company was in need of a a stronger business rationale for a large patent portfolio. 
Business-Driven IP ManagementCasesSweden
Supporting a cleantech startup in finding the most lucrative business opportunity
The cleantech startup needed a control and business strategy aimed for growth
Business-Driven IP ManagementCasesEurope
Developing a multi-layered control strategy for an IT-based startup
As traditional non-digital actors started to move into the same business area, the IT startup was in need of a…

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