Product portfolio

QSID offers support and advice to Industrial companies as follows:

Key note speaker

Markus Schmidt can be a key note speaker on digital transformation at conferences, round table discussions, symposiums and special events for companies or organizations.

Achievements 2018+2019:

Key Note speaker at IDW (German association of financial auditors), GESICA ( association of French lawyers), BMI Lab Think Tank Sankt Gallen, Europe&Entreprise Paris, ICDM (network of French entrepreneurs) in Lyon + Lille + Paris, Marketing Club Neckar Alb, Tedis Paris, Start-up event B.Braun.


1-2 days with C-Level, Supervisory Board members or owners of medium sized companies, focusing on assessment of a company’s digital maturity and compliation of immediate realistic actions

Workshop details

Achievements in 2018+2019:

  • Coaching, Advising C-Level of medium sized company in the area of Automotive/measuring technology, new Strategy for core business+ Ideation on new digital business
  • Coaching, Advising C-Level of large medium sized Company in the area of medical+Aviation, support on Digital Strategy
  • Sparring Partner C-Level as NED in a large Retail family company, Implementation of digital Transformation
  • Adviser C-Level of a Start-up, Strategy Development + build-up Platform business

Digital Expertise on M&A activites

Support in M&A assessment of strategic and digital positioning and competences.

Achievements in 2018+2019:

Elaboration guide for a Private Equity on how to do a digital Due Diligence

Lecturer at Universities and training

Lecturing in Strategy, digital transformation, Business development and Leadership for all levels from Bachelor, Master, MBA and Executive MBA accredited degrees and Executive Training.

Achievements in 2018+2019:

Lecture in Strategy, Leadership and digital Transformation at the University Sankt Gallen and Zurich in Executive MBA, at ESB Reutlingen in Master. Start of a book project on the implementation of digital transformation in companies, planned publishing in 09/19.

  • Assessment of the existing portfolio (innovation & growth)
  • Mapping the existing business model
  • Evaluate the role of tech companies and Start-ups in the core business
  • Analyse existing competitor landscape
  • Check robustness of existing actions and activities
  • Map out customer portfolio and journey
  • Assess the current ecosystem
  • Evaluate ‘Where do you want to go?’
  • Follow up asking ‘What threats of new entries can we (not) expect?’
  • Dive into the question ‘How do the organization & leadership need to change?’
  • Assessment of ‘How can we manage our innovations?’
  • Examples of best practice
  • Identify potential changes in the consumer behavior / ecosystem
  • Identify relevant scenarios to realise benefits
  • Strategic positioning change with regard to key customers