Exploring opportunities based on Digitalization with Stora Enso

With the quick development within digitalization and a lot of business depending on producing paper, Stora Enso needed to embark on a journey to be better positioned to grasp the opportunities in a new world.  The assignment included engaging with key employees throughout the whole organisation.


  • Wanted to explore opportunities based on Digitalization (Top-down push from Exec level)
  • Need of insight for what and how to best approach Digitalization
  • As a big company, historically long lead times, silos and a challenge to mobilize momentum


  • A series of 17 workshops for all business units and corporate functions in 4 months
  • Space theme to facilitate boldness and imagination
  • Live Graphical Recording in the room
  • External speakers (“aliens”)
  • In cooperation with IT-service provider Cognizant


  • 300+ ideas based on Digitalization
  • 70+ conceptualised Use cases
  • High level roadmaps for business units and corporate functions
  • Momentum and energy across the company


  • Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets
  • Employs 25 000 people in 35 countries
  • Sales totalled EUR 9,8 Billions in 2016