Functional area transformation
Ricardo has extensive experience in transforming functional organisations along the complete value chain, from 'upstream' (engineering, sourcing, production) to 'downstream' (sales, marketing, aftersales).
Utilising our deep understanding of future technology requirements and drivers behind functional area transformation, Ricardo's strategic consulting provides our clients with a clear target picture for functional areas based on emerging requirements. Through our extensive benchmarking knowledge and experience in implementing organisational change, we deliver successful organisational transformation for our clients, increasing efficiency and relevance of the organisation unit.
Our capabilities include:
- Integration of new requirements into functional organisations, including electrification, autonomous driving, over-the-air-updates, CO2 management, and lightweighting
- Definition of collaboration models and organisational interfaces between external partners and internal units
- Agile organisation models and staffing
- Future research and development footprint, including new engineering processes and structures
- Future sales, distribution and aftersales service organisation based on digital capabilities