CREATING THE NEXT THROUGH DIGITAL INNOVATION
Creating added value through innovations and technologies – that is our passion. Uniting digital expertise, business process management and IT, our Henkel dx organization is the driving force of digital transformation at Henkel. Founded in 2020, Henkel dx was built to identify business challenges and to turn threats into opportunities. Focusing on individual customer and consumer needs, we build digital and data-driven business models, to optimize, transform and disrupt. In a strong partnership with our business units and functions we bring business domain and tech experts together to develop new digital solutions as well as business models together, better and faster. Our customers and consumers are always at the center.
We need to better understand our end customer. We anticipate what they want, whether that’s personalization or a direct-to-consumer experience, so we can keep their loyalty in the future.
Michael Nilles, Chief Digital & Information Officer at Henkel
DIGITAL MEGATRENDS RESHAPE THE DYNAMICS OF OUR MARKETS
Looking beyond the mere product, this trend is characterized by the extension of business model from pure product offering towards after-sales, service and outcome-based solutions/ Outcome-as-a-Service. It builds on superior, data-driven insights into product usage and performance. This megatrend leverages assets owned by others, like machine data for example.
LEAN. FAST. SIMPLE.
Companies drive value across the entire value chain and within their organizations. Through new ways of working – with increased speed and agility – businesses boost productivity and efficiency and gain better insights for decision making.
EMBEDDING DIGITAL IN OUR DNA
TECH & DIGITAL INNOVATION HUBS
The Henkel dx Hubs in Berlin and Shanghai were launched as dedicated tech and digital innovation centers to drive digital transformation and create leading digital solutions at Henkel worldwide. Another hub is planned for the Silicon Valley. The tech and digital innovation hubs are places where our digital and tech experts come together with start-ups, the digital ecosystem or tech giants. The goal: to jointly develop digital business models and leading technology solutions while establishing an innovation-driven mind-set.