DOJO IN THE NEWS
MindSumo and Dojo partner to use social powered intelligence as a new form of digital transformation
August 21st 2021
Dojo Partners and MindSumo have announced a partnership to bring MindSumo’s social crowdsourced research, intelligence and co-creation of user experience capabilities to Dojo Partners’ “Cognizance” insights process of AI powered UX analysis.
Seattle, WA, August 4th 2021 – MindSumo, a leader in frictionless, AI crowdsourced social research and UX co-creation announced today a partnership with Dojo Partners, an innovative, growth-oriented consulting company, to begin partnering to bring the MindSumo platform into new channels for companies and industries that are investing in digital transformation and deeper commitment to user centricity and “breaking the 4th wall” to collaborate directly with their end users.
“Understanding customer needs has always been a big part of our demographic's life, but as mobile, social, co-creation and virtual interaction becomes an increasing part of everyday life we believe that our platform can be scaled to create a better user experience across entirely new opportunities in retail, customer service, advertising and so much more," said Keaton Swett, Co-Founder and CEO of Product Development at MindSumo.
“The mainstream rise of mobile and social engagement can now be used much more effectively to create a better understanding of user and product experiences,” said Ted Woodbery, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Dojo Partners. “The MindSumo approach and platform gives companies the ability to conduct entirely new ways to participate in understanding their customers. MindSumo’s vision of a distributed platform will drive tighter bonds with brands and increased revenue is a powerful addition to our Cognizance Insights Process at Dojo” Woodbery added.
“Our partnership with Dojo Partners is powerful because it creates a powerful narrative around user experience, disruptive digital transformation and customer engagement that create new opportunities for new industries and partners,” said Keaton Swett. “Working with Dojo Partners is an important partnership to us as their advisory practice gives us entrée into new channels, their experience practice helps plan platform compatibility, their technical practice provides integration and deployment for real time understanding of users when powered by our social crowdsourcing engine through Dojo’s Cognizance Research Approach" said Swett.
MindSumo was created out of the Stanford Student Startup Accelerator, StartX, by three friends who wanted to change the way that creative thinkers and companies worked together. Today MindSumo has become the leading platform for Millennial & Gen Z problem solvers to apply their creativity and innovation by working on crowdsourcing projects called “Challenges” from top companies from around the world. MindSumo’s community represents over 7500,000 problem solvers from six continents and over 3,000 universities.
Companies work to launch MindSumo challenges to ideate, gather insights, and drive new thinking within their organization. These partnerships allow MindSumo to remain free for all problem solvers and reward the best users for their hard work. MindSumo challenges range from quick and fun to highly technical and MindSumo welcomes Millennials & Gen Z communities from around the globe to join our growing network.
About Dojo Partners
Dojo Partners is a new kind of consulting firm that brings strategy, design thinking and program realization together to drive corporate growth and innovation. Dojo Partners build solutions that bring disruptive digital solutions to large, mid, and small-cap enterprise customers across a wide variety industries. Dojo’s consulting bonafides include significant experience supporting Fortune 500 firms, venture backed startup incubation and sale of multiple enterprise organizations.
Find us at www.dojopartners.com and learn more about Dojo Ignition, our envisioning session that helps your team roadmap the future and get "right to run"
Vending Machines just got a lot smarter (again)
Dojo and Commercial Automation partner to bring innovation and automation to retail and food services
July 1st, 2021
Dojo Partners, a digital consulting firm focused on using new technologies to drive new growth for Fortune 500 firms and, has teamed up with Commercial Automation (CA), an agile, advanced robotic consumer-facing product and company development firm to transform retail and food services automation. CA has built success on implementing strategies that are adaptive, fast, and lasting creating a competitive advantage for its partners. Dojo Partners bring disruptive digital solutions to a large, mid, and small-cap enterprise customers across a wide variety of industries. Together this diverse team of deep thinkers and hands on professionals are staged to provide partners with frictionless solutions transforming ideas to reality with the goal of optimization, value creation and customer loyalty.
“This partnership could not have come at a better time” said Jeff Klemp Co-Founder and Chief of Operations and Administration for Commercial Automation. “With consumers moving increasingly towards exceptional quality and immediate gratification there is a current need for consumer facing solutions that provide great quality products in the moment. This partnership recognizes that part of these advanced solutions is the need for digital. Partners need guidance to successfully migrate the digital transformation waters and that is where DoJo excels. Companies have an immediate need to reach consumers, understand consumers and their behaviors, to create and present products in ways that foster loyalty and need real, nimble GtM strages creating a competitive advantage. Together we are providing solutions to partners that create this environment and success.”
“In today’s world, emerging megatrends are driving how automated services are working with personalized data and the cloud to create new user experiences for retail, healthcare, entertainment and beyond, said Dheeraj Batra, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Dojo. “COVID has really amplified the expectation around how all industry leaders increasingly look at options in safety, convenience and brand that support frictionless and touchless services, anytime, anywhere, 24 hours a day and being able to support that through automated kiosks and other solutions will be critical to our clients, ”
“COVID and generational shifts are creating an evolution of retail experiences,” said Ted Woodbery, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Dojo. “The customer experience is increasingly expected to be completely connected and responsive. Millennial and Gen Z customers across all sectors increasingly expect dynamic experiences that create personalization and authenticity in real time. And with the advent of, COVID, they also desire safety and efficiency.”
“Our partnership with Dojo Partners allows us to focus on what we excel at: building state-of-the art robotic consumer facing solutions, supply chain optimization solutions and partnering with companies to integrate those solutions with AI and the cloud in a way that provides extremely easy-to-use and highly personalized services for our customers across industries” said John Laspia, Chief Revenue and Technology Officer & Co-Founder of Commercial Automation. “Working with Dojo is an important partnership for both Commercial Automation and our customers across retail, pharma, entertainment and beyond because together we can factor AI and cloud powered robotics into a broader growth, user experience and go-to-market plan"
Find us at www.dojopartners.com and www.commercialautomationllc.com to learn more about Dojo Ignition, our envisioning session that helps your team roadmap the future and get "right to run" and Commercial Automaton and their offerings.
THE FINANCIAL REVOLUTION
(will not be televised)
Dojo and Legion M, the world's first fan owned entertainment company, partner to innovate financial infotainment
Legion M has selected Dojo to jointly develop an entirely new concept of financial news to the market
June 10th 2021 | Seattle, WA
Dojo Partners, a leader in consulting services, innovation and growth strategy based in Seattle, WA announced today that the firm has been selected by Legion M to develop an entirely new entertainment and news vehicle for the financial and investment markets.
“Partnering with Legion M, we will power an entirely new type of financial content that allows investors to get better educated while they invest. This is a potential game changer for Millennial and Gen Z audiences who are leading a cultural movement around socially powered investing” said Ted Woodbery, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Dojo.
“Our partnership with Dojo continues to reinforce our mission statement of democratizing how content is envisioned and brought to life but also underscores our desire to scale this idea across new industries" said Paul Scanlan, CEO & Co-Founder of Legion M. "As we watch investing and currency literally change before our eyes, we are looking at financial markets in a new way as investors are participating more co-collaboratively social media. This is definitely in line with the charter of Legion M story. Working with Dojo on this game changing project is precisely the sort of partnership we were looking for to move quickly from an idea to execution"
Legion M and Dojo Partners are working with a range of entertainment, venture and media alliances to bring it to market. The new infotainment vehicle that will further democratize entertainment and investment among retail investors and promote new opportunities for partners and advertising.
About Legion M
Legion M partners with top Hollywood creators - from independent filmmakers to big Hollywood studios - to produce a slate of movies, TV, and digital content. It is the first media company in history designed to be owned by fans. We're using disruptive new equity crowdfunding laws that allow people to invest as little as $100 to own a piece of the company. An entertainment company owned by fans is more than just a fun idea -- it's the foundation of a business model with the potential to change Hollywood forever.
About Dojo Partners
Dojo is a new kind of consulting firm that brings strategy, design thinking and program realization together to drive corporate growth and innovation. Dojo Partners build solutions that bring disruptive digital solutions to a large, mid, and small-cap enterprise customers across a wide variety industries. Dojo’s consulting bonafides include significant experience supporting Fortune 500 firms, venture backed startup incubation and and sale of multiple enterprise organizations.