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Opportunity creators.

DFC Ignite specialises in complex products and services that are designed to create the next growth horizon for your business.

DFC Ignite works with you to identify and understand your business challenges. We develop design strategies, create customer value and measurement solutions and implement enterprise delivery capabilities domestically and on a global scale.


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Business Designers
The Pragmatists: They apply a strategic, operational and organisational lense to abstract business concepts, they blur the lines between business, strategy and creativity.
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Solution Designers
The Architects: They bridge the gap between business problems and technological solutions by designing solution architecture that builds on and coexists with the customers business model.
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Data Scientists
The Logicians: They are highly analytical minds of the business; capturing, analysing and visualising data to inform and direct strategic insights and business concepts.
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Design Researchers
The Customer Empaths: They bring human understanding and research to bear at all stages of the design process, creating a user centric experience for customers.
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Visual Communicators
The Story Tellers: They visually bridge the gap between problem and solution, and building a story to bring a human touch to complex and abstract business concepts.
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Experience Designers
The Craftsperson: They design beautiful, elegant and intuitive ways for organisations to interact with their customers.
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Growth Strategy
Identifying, validating and defining avenues for organisations to either grow their existing business, or lay the foundation for their future business.
Digital Product Design
Creating digital products that help organisations meet customer needs in an easier, more enjoyable way.
Service Design
Designing the people, infrastructure, communication and material components that support an interaction between a customer and a service provider.
Value Management and Attribution
Creating attribution and measurement frameworks to help organisations scientifically measure the impact of design and innovation of their customer base.
Customer Impact Measurement
Contact diversity score aims to understand and leverage the diversity of the contact, drives relationship between product, journeys, services and channels. Creates the ability to mine customers based on the diversity of their contact with us and their customer score.
Rapid Prototyping
Evaluating and pursuing an opportunity while reducing risk associated with large design and build cycles.
Full Stack Development
Seamlessly delivering the design solution in an iterative way.
Product Release Management
Focusing on releasing business value in a practical and efficient cycle.
Learning and Training
Focus on training your business to take ownership of the solution.
Benefits Realisation
Relating the individual components of the transformation to tangible financial and non-financial outcomes.
Working with organisations to establish and operate programs tasked with developing opportunities outside of BAU improvement.

OurSignature Methodology.

Smash. Mix. Make.

Our signature methodology helps our teams think beyond what your current business does, instead focusing on what your future business will do.

Smash Mix Make is used to identify the capabilities and constraints of a particular organisation, and then experiment with how those components might be put to use in a different context – whether it be a different industry, customer segment, business model, or service line.

The result is identification, valuation and shaping of new opportunities for organisations looking to do something different to what they do today.

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We smash your existing business up against different business models, different customer groups, different industries and different partners. This helps us think about the opportunities for the future of your business, without being limited by the constraints of your current business.
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We identify and prioritise high value opportunities so we can focus our effort. Using quantitative as well qualitative research, we define and refine those opportunities for the greatest chance of success.
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We rapidly take a concept and turn it into something tangible which can be tested with customers. This activity focuses on using small investments to fail or validate growth opportunities.

Who weWork With.

Our clients are as diverse and ambitious as we are.

Design Farm Collective work across a range of industries, partnering with forward thinking organisations who understand the value of investing in growth. We frequently facilitate collaboration across our client network to help our supporters think outside of their existing business and industry.

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Get inTouch.

Let’s discuss the opportunities we can create for you.