Digital Transformation

Digital transformation

Digital transformation can originate out of a single innovation that revolutionises the user experience, but more often it’s born out of a sustained program of incremental advancements.

There is no question that digital has completely redefined the realm of customer expectation. In some cases it has redefined whole industries – the classic examples being Uber and AirBnB.

While everyone would love to be the next headline-grabbing digital disruptor, the reality is that if you don’t embrace some degree of digital transformation, you’re guaranteed to be left behind. And if you think your customers are only comparing you to your direct competition, think again. Every digital touchpoint they interact with has the potential to raise the bar of expectation. 

Luminary has been in operation since 1999, so we’ve seen countless technology fads come and go. We’ve had to chart our own course through all of these to stay relevant, so we know a thing or two about transformation. We’ve also guided many well-known Australian brands through the changing digital landscape over that time. 

How we do digital transformation

Luminary adopts a four-stage approach to delivering on digital transformation engagements, based on the traditional ‘double diamond’ consulting methodology.

1. Exploration phase

In this initial phase we align our project team with yours on the landscape you operate in, and the context of the project. We will conduct research based on both internal sources (stakeholder interviews, sales reports and business strategy documents etc.) and external sources (industry trends, competitor research and customer research). 

2. Strategy phase

This phase sees us filter the findings from the context session in order to recommend a way forward. We will use a range of activities such as user personas and journey mapping in order to make sense of the data we have collected. 

3. Ideation phase

In this phase we bring research, ideas and inspiration to a facilitated ideation workshop, aimed at uncovering creative ideas for solutions, features and improvements. At the completion of this phase we will have explored new and innovative ways of solving problems and brainstormed how we can borrow from leading examples to deliver the transformation.

4. Refinement phase

This phase sees us refine and build out the ideas from the Ideation phase. We will develop a range of prototypes that we can test and iterate on with users and organisational stakeholders. Finally, we will create a roadmap that contains the timelines, resource requirements and action plan, with clear KPIs attached to each output.

And the proof?

A snapshot of some of the brands we’ve helped with their digital transformation journeys

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Clipsal Electrical Design Application

The Clipsal Electrical Design Application is a web-based app that enables professional consultants to help homeowners who are building or renovating to tailor their electrical, lighting and smart home plans and bring them to life.

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LUCRF Super

Underpinned by a comprehensive discovery phase, this project resulted in a site that is genuinely user centric.

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Clipsal by Schneider Electric

Clipsal needed a fresh new website to optimise the user experience and better showcase its product range.

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NGS Super

NGS Super was looking for a platform that would provide security and stability, as well as empowering its staff to be self-sufficient in managing the site.

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Save the Children

Facilitating story-driven content and a smooth user flow to maximise donations and streamline content administration.

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EBM RentCover

EBM RentCover’s new website went from concept to launch in less than three months.

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Snooze

Part of the global Steinhoff group, Snooze has undergone a dramatic brand overhaul in the past 20 years from the budget-focused Capt'n Snooze to the more lifestyle-focused, premium Snooze brand.

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Maple-Brown Abbott

Maple-Brown Abbott is one of Australia’s leading privately-owned investment management firms.

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Melbourne Design Awards

Silver Winner - Fintech

NGS Super

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Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Financial Services

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Communicator Awards

Winner - Insurance

EBM RentCover

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Webby Awards

Official Honoree - Financial Services/Banking

EBM RentCover

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Emma Andrews

Emma Andrews

Strategy Director

As Strategy Director, Emma's primary task is to ask lots of questions of our clients and transform the responses into a blueprint for success.

Marty Drill

Marty Drill

CEO & Founder

Marty is the CEO and founder of Luminary.

Adam Griffith

Adam Griffith

Managing Director & Owner

Adam is a trusted advisor for our clients, and welcomes new clients to the Luminary community.

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Andy Thompson

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Liam Thomas

Liam Thomas

Engagement Director

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Solution Architect

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