Explore the Smarter Business Blueprint with our interactive infographic

Six key approaches and considerations for budding start-ups were identified during the focus groups and survey research for the Smarter Business Blueprint. Our infographic provides a single view of the Blueprint for easy reference – while also giving access to more in-depth content from the report. Simply hover over each section and the interactive elements will reveal themselves.

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  01 Use Beta model
to do:
start
up
stat:
- Use customer input to adapt
- Be naive
34% say start before you think you're ready
 
 
 
  02 Collaborative Cost Cutter
to do:
start
up
stat:
-Share costs and resources
-Use pay-as-you-go services
  54% are sharing resource costs with other businesses
 
 
  03 Staffing 2.0
to do:
-Offer Equity
-Sell your vision
start
up
stat:
  Only 30% rely on salary as incentive
 
 
  04 Get Tech Savvy
to do:
start
up
stat:
-Access top class tech
-Create cutting edge
  online presence
  93% rely on technology to function
 
 
  05 Battle The Box Tickers
to do:
-Be persistant
-Disrupt the status quo
start
up
stat:
24% setup to escape bureaucracy
 
 
  06 Stay Forward Focused
to do:
-Be a pragmatist not a perfectionist
-Embrace social media
start
up
stat:
  42% say time constraints is biggest growth obstacle
 
 
 
Here is oursmarter business blueprint Adapt
Evolve
Stay agile
be visionary collaborate technovate pragmatise
Persist
disrupt