Etch is a radical consultancy that creates ideal conditions for our clients to move past traditional management practice and instead, learn by doing.

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About this Playmaker

Established in 1998, we are a diverse team of 65 talented people based in London, Southampton and South Africa. Our mission is to create a working environment that promotes collaboration, adaptability, wellbeing and growth.

We believe our small, agile, expert teams are able to breakthrough quickly, driving transformative change. We grow businesses through innovation, cultural change, experience design, growth hacking and the development of digital products getting our partners further, faster.

Services & Expertise

Each Playmaker brings its own expertise to the table. Use the contact link on this page to start a conversation about one or more of the following services or topics.
Consulting
Facilitation
Trainings
Workshops
Agile and Scrum

People-focused, results-focused approach to software development.

Business Transformation

Innovation of processes, people and systems to better align the company with its business strategy and vision.

Business Vision and Strategy

Strategic ideation of the direction and activities of business development.

Culture Transformation

Design and implementation of the best experience for people in groups, communities, organizations and a society as a whole.

Design Sprints

Rapid ideation, prototyping, and testing ideas that solve major business challenges.

Design Thinking

Creation of innovative solutions to prototype and test through problem framing, user research, and challenging assumptions.

Innovation

Creation, development and implementation of a new product, process or service to add value.

Problem Framing

Definition, understanding and prioritization of complex business problems to make better decisions, faster.

Sprints allow us to receive and act on user feedback early in the development process, thereby ensuring we reach our beneficiaries with solutions that truly respond to their core needs and to do this in a cost effective manner.

Nasreen Dhanji
Head of Innovation
Save the Children UK

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Etch Sprints

Etch Sprints hosts regular meetups, bootcamps, summits and virtual workshops.

Bridge The Gap – Webinar

Wednesdays

In this 50-minute webinar, Ross Chapman (Product Strategist at Etch) will share how your team can start solving problems, fast. Whether that's in strategy, marketing or customer experience, Ross will share how a team can gather solutions and validate whether they work within 8 days. Followed by Q&A.

Remote Design Sprints

Over the 2-day live workshop, we’ll teach you how to run your own product design sprints by using the actual tools & techniques needed, all in the comfort of your own home.

Etch is a radical consultancy that creates ideal conditions for our clients to move past traditional management practice and instead, learn by doing.

Contact Playmaker

Etch is a radical consultancy that creates ideal conditions for our clients to move past traditional management practice and instead, learn by doing.

Contact Playmaker