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  • Generating and testing the ideas that will smell just right! An innovative approach to concept creation and screening Esomar Copenhagen June 17 2008 Jaroslav Cír Global Consumer and Market Insight Director Rexona, Unilever Evert Bos Managing Director NL
  • WILDFIRE - a new approach to innovation
    • To generate a large number of ‘pre-ideas’ with strong potential, which are to be regularly and continuously fed into the ‘Innovation Funnel’ of the European Deo IC.
    • A chance to interact more with others, to share the learning and create a new philosophy for the innovation process using ONE team rather than many.
    • To disseminate the innovation culture within the category and within Unilever.
    • To create and train an energetic and inquisitive team of people in the Deo Category (Marketing, CMI/CTI and R&D).
    Project Wildfire has been initiated with the following objectives:
    • To create an ongoing, coordinated ‘rolling-programme’ and not a series of separate events
    and importantly…
    • To be quick– ‘Year One’ from project inception to first consumer -validated bank of ideas in less than 6 months
    • To be flexible – capable of accommodating a range of start points, from individual brand platforms, to more general market and societal trends
  • Why?
  • Traditional method- random concepts mainly confined to the bottom draw With Project Wildfire Concepts & testing Ideas Route to market Better informed concepts & testing Insight & Pre Ideas Route to market
  • How?
  • PHASE 1 PHASE 2 PHASE 3 Inspiration Sessions Small teams out & about in different, inspiring environments, gathering a large number of pre-ideas, guided by an experienced facilitator . Harvesting + Acceleration Focused working sessions to accelerate the team’s thinking, identifying & strengthening emerging pre-ideas. • Training • Facilitation • Ideation • Design learnings • Facilitation • Ideation • Prototyping • Design Select + Evaluate DEO Gallery to build & vote Final selection of concepts to progress BrainJuicer Online consumer Brainstorm Predictive Market Selection UNILEVER DEO TEAM Mission possible WOW & YB
  • Generating ideas online using Creative consumers Creative 6’ers™
  • Let the Creative’s Create!
    • Brainstorms are team bonding exercises and great at creating commitment and BUT harmony hinders revolutionary ideas
    • Every person & idea has equal worth BUT only 6% of folk are highly creative
    • Suspending judgement helps creativity BUT creatives are the harshest critics
    • A group is good at creating acceptable & evolutionary ideas Individualists create Fresh ideas (‘New & Different’, ‘Weird & Wonderful’)
    • Colleagues are boxed in by corporate paradigms that act as self limiting beliefs Creatives are truly open minded, so…
    Avoid Brainstorming to generate fresh ideas
  • A $trillion marketing services industry Trying to satisfy the thirst for creativity
  • We know how to measure intelligence... Can creativity be measured?
  • Creating measures of creativity An experiment with a national representative sample of 5,000 Implicit creativity measures (Personality tests) Measuring Creativity Explicit creativity measures (Creativity tests)
    • Putting well-known academic and psychological tools to the test
    • Mednick’s Remote Association Test
    • Insight Test - cognitive plane shifting
    • Horowitz Test - visual abstraction to test flexibility
    • Torrance Test of Creativity Thinking - elaboration and divergent thinking to test for fluency, flexibility, originality
  • W illoughby I ndividualist – T eam player ( WIT ) test Adaptors/Team Players Prefer to take ideas and improve them. Fairly cautious, practical and standard approaches. Prefer incremental innovation, structure and consensus. Prefer to work in groups. Their motto is to do things better. Innovators/Individualist Prefer to find new ideas and ‘big bang’. Can be risky, challenging and abrasive. Prefer solving problems with less structure and consensus. Prefer to solve problems alone. Their motto is do things differently.
  • Idea generation exercise
  • BrainJuicer Creativity Test
  •  
  • Creativity is like any other aptitude
  • The more creative the person, the more ideas they had & the more creative they were
    • Elephant ideas
    • Make ears bigger
    • Give it a squeak
    • Make the eyes move
    • Ears feels different
    • Make trunk longer
    • Squirt water from trunk (given as e.g.)
    • Sing Nellie the elephant
    • Make it walk
    • Elephant ideas +
    • humanising ideas
    • Pull the trunk to open its mouth
    • Trumpet when it detects movement
    • Have babies inside
    • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
    • Allow it to speak
    • Give it spectacles
    • Give it clothes
    • Talk back to you
    • Record a message
    • Have the child’s name on it
    • Elephant ideas +
    • humanising ideas +
    • more abstract ideas
    • A finger puppet
    • Water proof 4 bath
    • Make it laugh
    • Make it dance
    • Make it fart & burp
    • Help spell & count
    • Roar when smacked
    • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
    • Elephant Hoover
    • Radio, tusks for volume & tuning
    • A Pyjama case
    • Tusks 4 teething
    • Add wheels & ride it
    • Vibrates to soothe
    • Microwaveable as a hot water bottle
    The Creativity Test with 5,000 showed a bell curve distribution of creativity just like any other talent Regular 60 Watt 49% Night Light 31% The Lights Are Off 2% Bright Spark 17% Incandescent! 1% 6% = validated Creative Sixers
  • How the Creative works
    • How best to Use Creative Sixers:
    • Increase creative output by challenging them
    • Increase creative output by giving them 4 days to think about it
    • Increase creative output by asking for at least 8 ideas
    • Use Creatives’ New Think as input to create New & Sound Concepts
    **the best ideas tend NOT to be the 1st ideas 6% = validated Creative Sixers
  • How the Creative works “ Using BrainJuicers we generated & tested dozens of ideas to find a winner. What would normally take us months we finished in 2 weeks. More Juice please! ” Jaroslav Cir – Global Consumer & Market Insight Manager Rexona
    • Output a ‘Deck of Ideas’ of the best 52 ideas + 2 Jokers
  • A radio with one tusk for volume & the other for tuning
  • Bedtime comforter for babies with teething tusks
  • Deo Concepts inspired by Creative 6’ers™ Elaborated upon in the workshop
    • Spritz & Go
    • No aluminium compounds combating sweat & odours effectively
    • Good for your skin (Vitamin E)
    • Natural ingredients like lime, green tea, lemon, tea tree oil mixes
    • Angel
    • Pocket sized
    • No white marks
    • Smelling fresh and clean all day
    • Natural Protection
    • Plant extract / no chemicals / no scent
    • Nat-U-ral or NATURA
    • Invisible working in the background
    • Very natural/neutral
    • No white marks
    • Natures organic blend
    • Organic and natural ingredients/shapes
    • Suggest freshness and purity
    • Colours would be bright
    • Aurora
    • A very small, thin aerosol can fitting into handbag
    • Label would be peelable so that no one would know what it was
    • One use deodorant
    • Special applicator for just one application
    • So small can be kept in even the smallest clubbing purse
    Creative Individualists’ Ideas and Resulting Concepts: New Female Deodorant Usage Ideas – Creatives (Women)
    • Deo Patches
    • Tackling the cause of body odour, not masking the smell
    • Selling patches , similar to anti-smoking patches worn under clothing to prevent body odour
    • Ice Queen
    • Keeping you clean, cool and fresh all day long
    • Clear and no white marks
    • Bottle is white and feminine shape with a crown shape lid.
    • Be Cool
    • Keeping you fresh and dry
    • Keeping your skin feeling cool and fresh
    • Long-lasting and moisturizing
    • Packaging minimalist, maybe Japanese
    • Fresh Shield
    • Small sachets , easily opened, with a clear gel
    • Non sticky leaving no residue
    • Natural floral and plant fragrances
    • An antiperspirant in a flat tin
    • Fits in your pocket or handbag with lockable top
    Creative Individualists’ Ideas and Resulting Concepts: New Female Deodorant Usage Ideas – Creatives (Women)
    • Inspire
    • Instant drying powder
    • Three-set phial of fragrances could mix and match to the fragrance that suits you.
    • No white marks
    • Slowed down hair regrowth
    • Invisible
    • No smell, leaves no white marks , doesn't flake and stops underarm sweating
    • Does not clog pores
    • Diaphanous
    • Invisible shield giving long lasting protection
    • Mix & Match
    • Like a room fragrancer
    • Variety of smells – fragrances that can be blended or Individually applied so can be flexible with your mood
    • Invisible Shield
    • Not white but skin toned so it didn’t show on dark clothing
    • Cream that absorbed rapidly and would be totally odourless
    Creative Individualists’ Ideas and Resulting Concepts: New Female Deodorant Usage Ideas – Creatives (Women)
    • QuiFresh
    • All over deodorizing shower gel using extracts of Aloe and citrus.
    • Automatically deodorizes everywhere
    • A two sided bottle with the liquid in the middle, one side like usual shower gel and the other side with a grill which the gel comes out of evenly for underarm application
    • Sweet Individual
    • Protecting against odour
    • Reacting with your skin’s own oils to produce a unique pleasing scent
    Creative Individualists’ Ideas and Resulting Concepts: New Female Deodorant Usage Ideas – Creatives (Women)
    • Smelly or Pit Stop
    • Funky and trendy with all ages. Bringing health benefits
    • Different smells e.g smelly petal, smelly berry
    • Powder ball
    • Don't like roll-ons because they leave you wet & sticky
    • Don't like sprays; not good for the environment
    • How about a roller ball dry powder roll on ?
    • No wetness , no spray CFCs, & easy to use.
    Creative Individualists’ Ideas and Resulting Concepts: New Female Deodorant Usage Ideas – Creatives (Women)
    • Mousse deodorant
    • Leaving no marks
    • Long lasting
    • Leaving silky soft skin.
    Creative Individualists’ Ideas and Resulting Concepts: New Female Deodorant Usage Ideas – Creatives (Women)
    • Fresh and Bare
    • Antiperspirant deodorant
    • Inhibiting underarm hair growth
    • Leaving skin smooth
    • Bare armpits with none of the hassle
    • 24/7
    • Protecting day and night with one easy application
    • Selection of natural and perfume fragrances
    • Handbag size
    • No whitening of skin/clothing on application
    • Clear
    • Product with a clear bottle so that you can see how much product is left
    Creative Individualists’ Ideas and Resulting Concepts: New Female Deodorant Usage Ideas – Creatives (Women)
    • Full Stop
    • Increasing effect to match demand
    • Time release capsules
    • Unisex offers
    New Male Deodorant Usage Ideas – Creatives (Men)
    • Impact
    • Keep both feet and shoes smelling fresh with deo inlays!
    • Out with the cheese and in with the pleasant smell!!
    • DryTec
    • Let the skin breathe!
    • Odour and healthy skin control!
    • Copy and learn from high performance fabrics
    • Shower and a towel in a can
    • On-the-go solution: spray on cleanser, towel off then spray deo
    • Anti-perspirant body wash & deo 2-in-1
    • Plain transparent container, to see how much is left
    • Small enough to slip into gym bag
    • The Invisible Deo
    • Odourless, unnoticeable
    • Essence
    • Easy, no-mess application / non-staining
    • Good for the skin / anti-bacterial / moisturising
    • Effective over a long period
    • Environmentally friendly design, pleasant smelling
    • Non-disposable cartridge-refillable roll-on
    • Lavender, Rose or Neroli
    Miniature key ring size deo
    • Sahara
    • Anti-perspirant, incredibly effective
    • Long-lasting fragrance matching more exclusive men's fragrances
    • Night & Day
    • Bottle in two parts: Metallic Blue & Yellow/Orange
    • 2 different scents: light and fresh, deep & masculine
  • Screening concept ideas: ‘Let the Market Decide’ 15 ideas in a Predictive Market where 500 select the most Potent
  • The Wisdom of Crowds How the Many Can Be Smarter than the Few, James Surowiecki (2004)
  • Galton’s surprise findings collective guess = 1197 lbs actual weight = 1198 lbs
  • IEM - The original Predictive Market X 596 Polls (1988 - 2000)  ¾
  • The Experiments Monadic Test of 10 concepts & matched targeted samples of 100 A Predictive Market with the same 10 concepts & a diverse ‘crowd’ of 500
  • How Brainjuicer Predictive Markets work
    • Tested 15 ideas with a convenience sample of 500 answering for how they believe the market would react
    • Share the game with them , “imagine you owned shares in all these ideas..., which one would you sell + diagnostics & why and which one would you double your shares in and why?”
    • Aggregated buy/sell scores accurately sorts ‘wheat from chaff’, purchase projection indicates the ‘grade of wheat’ & the rich quali-quant diagnostics provide creative direction
    • Works across cultures with universal net preference scores
  • Experiment: Top 2 Box Purchase Intention Results for 10 HPC Ideas in UK
    • A diverse crowd will be as accurate as a targeted sample
    • A ‘Predictive Market’ will be as accurate as a monadic test
    • Answering for the market as accurate as answering for oneself
    New Product Concepts Monadic Test with matched samples of 100 in the target market Predictive Market with diverse group of 500 people Significant Differences A 85 85   B 83 76 + C 81 80   D 78 86   E 74 70   UK Norms (top two box) 67 67 67 F 64 28 *** G 64 28 *** H 54 35 * I 49 45 J 43 16 ***
  • First Exposure to Predictive Markets
    • Breaking Paradigms !
    • Conventional Approach
    • Focus on consumer reactions / Users
    • Test among target segment
    • Understand consumers’ personal motivations/ reactions
    • New Approach
    • Testing relying on the Wisdom of the Crowds:
      • Large, diverse crowd that scores independently, faithfully aggregated
    • Respondent considers how the market will react, and not personal reactions (projective technique)
    • High incidence on non-category users (65% do not use Plug-ins)
  • Let the Market select Monadic Test Less differentiation Over-rewards the mediocre Scores vary by culture More expensive samples Costly to test many ideas 5-6 week turn process Predictive Markets Sorts ‘wheat from the chaff’ Can also grade the ‘wheat’ More comparable cross-culture Cheaper convenience sample VFM way to test many ideas 2-3 week process
  • Deo ideas in the Predictive Market’ 15 ideas in a Predictive Market where 500 select the most Potent
  • % Doubling and Selling Shares in Each Idea – Male Sample: 500
    • Einstein represents ideas inspired by the Creative 6’ers™
    • Bars represent a breakdown of the % buying and % selling each idea
    • Net preference score sorts wheat from chaff to reveals which concepts have real potential
    ?   ? ? ? ? ? -10 -5 -5 -4 -2 -1 -1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 5 19 Net Preference:
  • % Doubling and Selling Shares in Each Idea – Female Sample: 503 ?      ? ? ? ? ?
    • Einstein represents ideas inspired by the Creative 6’ers™
    • Bars represent a breakdown of the % buying and % selling each idea
    • Net preference score sorts wheat from chaff to reveals which concepts have real potential
    Net Preference: -17 -7 -5 -4 -2 -2 -1 -1 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 6 14
  • A shift towards “culture of innovation” AXE R&D CSI DOVE AXE CTI
  • Translating the ideas to mixes and we are introducing them to the markets!
    • NAME
      • AXE DAY & AXE NIGHT
    • FRAGRANCES
      • Day – Have Fun (Givaudan)
      • With citrus, fruity & woody notes, a fragrance which responds to one definition:
    • A subtle fragrance for playing the mating game in public during the day.
      • Night - Laikipia (Firmenich)
      • With woody, oriental & spicy notes, it has one objective:
    • A mysterious fragrance for one on one mating game in the night.
    Insight & communication You need different tactics & weapons for each moment. That’s why now you’ve got Axe Day & Night , 2 fragrances, one for each moment.