Empowering your organisation to reach the next level

We call our Services
the itonic Playing Fields

We call our services Playing Fields because we need to be as flexible as our customers are.
We continuously enhance, combine and improve our services with new practices and methods.
These become the ingredients of the services and experiences we offer.

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Die itonic Playing Fields

Organisational Design

We make sure your organisation becomes and stays fit for the needs and challenges of the future.

Product Focus and Product Ownership

We enable to organise for product operation. We support your product owners to master the challenges of their role.

Agile Project Management

We combine the virtues of agile practices and project management; best of both approaches to make your projects a success.

Continuous Product and Service Innovation

We enable you to meet the ever-changing user needs with innovation strategy, processes and continuous improvement of services and products.

itonic Masterclasses and Excellence Programmes

With our Masterclasses and Excellence Programmes we bring new perspectives to the participants to learn and challenge their views.

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Organisational Design

We combine established approaches of organisational design with the freshness of modern adaptive perspectives (agility, lean and New Work). Based on your needs and goals,
• we analyze your current situation regarding the organisational structure and governance, the roles and the processes defined
• together with your team we assess whether your current organisation design, governance and operating model fit your future challenges
• based on the results we develop suggestions for improvements and adaptions and are available to support establishing the findings in your organisation.
Wherever possible we recommend implementing adaptions step-by-step to keep the balance between innovation, improvement and stability.

Product Focus and Product Ownership

We offer a wide range of consulting services on the subject of product management and product ownership,

• assess the existing product roles, their responsibilites and interactions
• we accompany and support your product owners and your product management in order to cover the wide-range of competencies required for a successful product delivery
• when developing complex products, it could be useful to apply principles and practices of Lean Portfolio Management.
Please see also our Product Owner Excellence Programme

Agile Project Management

Some of our clients ask us to support them in their project management process or to come in as project management coaches. Some companies also want to apply certain agile practices along with project management - and for such situations Agile Project Management is a great solution. Using a hybrid approach can bring lots of benefits from both worlds. We can support you with both of these ways of working. We start with what we find on site and develop it with the clients' teams - bringing in our expertise and commitment. At the same time, we focus on results and ambitious solutions.

Continuous Product and Service Innovation

In today's ever-evolving business landscape, we guide organisations in enhancing their product portfolios and fostering innovation capabilities. Our services include

• co-creating tailored innovation strategies, processes, and business models.

• hands-on coaching for product and innovation teams, emphasizing user-centric exploration.

• conducting training sessions on diverse innovation frameworks, from Design Thinking to Futures Thinking and Lean Innovation.

We strike the right balance between exploration and market implementation, ensuring your teams confidently navigate the complexities of continuous development.

itonic Masterclasses and Excellence Programmes

We regularly organize Masterclasses around various topics related to agility - together with international experts and thought leaders. The main goal of the Masterclasses is to bring together the masterminds of the agile world with their community - in order for the participants to learn and challenge their views, but also to inspire interesting conversations that might even lead to new ideas. More Details see: Masterclass
Our itonic Product Owner Excellence Programme covers basic and advanced principles, practices and methods that help product owners to excel in their role. With the Product Owner Excellence Programme, we offer a learning journey tailored to the context of the company and its participants. More Details see: Excellence Programme

Case Studies and Insights

We provide our services across a variety of industries like finance, public sector, IT, and utilities and there to different customers. Each comes with its ownflavours and challenges, nevertheless we regularly reflect on the experiencesand insights we gain. And we are excited to share them!

A1 Telekom Austria
PO Excellence Programme

The role of the Product Owner has been established in various areas of A1 Telekom Austria. To effectively address the wide range of challenges, the "Product Owner Excellence Programme" was initiated. itonic has designed a custom-fit learning journey for this programme with tailored content. Key topics such as backlog management, prioritization and decision-making, as well as stakeholder management, form the core of the programme. This is complemented by discussions, experience exchange and practical exercises.

eww / ITandTEL
Agile Transformation

At ITandTEL, the philosophy and principles behind agile were introduced to every team member. Thereby a powerful grassroots movement took shape, with leaders committed to embody and exemplify agile values. itonic took ITandTel initially on a comprehensive agile exploration which was spearheaded by the Technology Team and guided them towards becoming an adaptive organization, establishing new roles like Service Owners on the way. And the journey still continues!

MAVOCO AG
Agile Way of Working

Partnering with itonic, MAVOCO embarked on a collaborative journey to redefine its organizational framework and bring its new vision to life. Beyond crafting strategies, itonic played a pivotal role in fostering a culture of agility and innovation within MAVOCO. As a result, MAVOCO now confidently navigates its product roadmap, poised for continued growth and success.

Global Rockstar
OKR Journey

itonic accompanies Global Rockstar on its OKR journey. Starting from establishing strategic objectives and aiming for progress and a sense of accomplishment, the team of Global Rockstar made OKRs part of their routine. By defining OKRs, Global Rockstar created a laser-sharp focus for its efforts, identfied areas of improvement and continuously strives for success.

WU Executive Academy
Adding the perspective of Agility

For several years, itonic had the pleasure of sharing its knowledge and experience in Agile Concepts and Agile Leadership at the WU Executive Academy. The modules are integrated into the MBA programme Strategic Project Management, adding a perspective of agility to the established principles and practices of project management.

Innovation Metrics
The Current State of Innovation Metrics

In our recent survey with insights from more than 50 practitioners a clear picture emerged: Organisations are yet to leverage the benefits of innovation measurement! Currently, none of the participants is completely satisfied with their innovation metrics. While only 20% have long-term data regarding their innovation initiatives nearly a third state, that they do not measure yet at all. We are happy to share the full report with you upon request.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why are our Services called Playing Fields?
Our assignments often cover a broad range of topics and we found that the term Playing Field better reflects the variety of experiences and knowledge needed to cover the needs and expectations of our customers. Playing Field also points to the fact that we are living in a fast-changing business environment. Flexibility and adaptability to new situations are  key success factors, being fast in understanding and reacting to new situations is essential. All of these aspects are covered in the term Playing Field.
What does Product Focus mean?
Product focus means that the organisation directs all its efforts into the innovation and development of the products offered for their customers. To support these efforts the organisational structures, practices and process also have to reflect this product-orientation.
Are you providing consultancy for Agile Transformation or Agile Coaching?
Yes, we are very experienced in these topics and provide consultancy for Agile Transformation and Agile Coaching. They are covered by our Playing Fields e.g. Organisational Design or Product Focus and Product Ownership.
Please let us know what your needs are and find out how we can support you!
You offer Agile Project Management, what can I expect from combining Agility and Project Management?
Many organisations have adopted and integrated agile practices like Scrum in their daily work. Nevertheless, project management is often still in place and is necessary to comply with organisational standards. We integrate Stakeholder Management, Risk Management other methods known from project management with continuous delivery cycles. We understand the differences but also know how they can complement each other in order to bring advantage to our customers.
Who should attend the itonic Product Owner Excellence Programme?
The Product Owner Excellence Programme is basically designed for product owners, but it also brings added value to all other roles who work with and support product owners, like scrum masters, project managers working in an agile environment or business analysts.
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