Five stages to gaining a sustainable competitive advantage

A strategy has as many definitions as there are people wanting to define it. In most cases, strategy can be described as the search for a sustainable competitive advantage, which, if achieved, will enable the company to flourish in the long run. Sustainable competitive advantage can be defined as the sum of three factors:• the […]

A comprehensive strategy update with collaboration

Background An IT growth company’s business had historically developed as expected, and it was now time to take the next step band go through an overall strategy update. The goal was to further incorporate changing industry trends and customer expectations in the company strategy. The new plan also sought to answer the following questions: how […]

Understanding the operating environment as a driving force for business growth

Background An energy company contemplated expanding its role in the value chain of energy services – to generate added value through new services and improving business profitability through new growth areas. The company’s challenge was to capitalize on the current market and its changes. Because of the constantly expanding and evolving nature of the energy […]

Lari Stark – Strategic musician

Lari Stark is one of the founders of Spring Advisor and an avid musician who believes that a good strategy is like a good jazz gig – finely tuned and impactful We founded Spring Advisor in 2017. In a smoky cigar lounge somewhere in Southern Helsinki, we vowed to make Spring the modern-day management consultancy […]

Market analysis of unsubsidised wind power

Our customer wanted to enter the wind power PPA-market, which did not exist in Finland Significant state support schemes had long subsidized wind power construction, but as wind power production costs fell significantly, it was ruled to discontinue profitable support schemes for builders. According to our customer’s information, a PPA supply had already been formed […]