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Above & Beyond GmbH

CEO: Patrick Kosche

Location: Bielefeld/Germany
Founding year: 2019
Number of employees: 4
Start-up Phase: Launched
Area of business in procurement: 
  • Performance Management

– No transparency with regard to the holistic, digital maturity level along the horizontal and vertical value chains
– No transparency with regard to digital fields of action and optimisation potentials
– Lack of opportunity to develop a holistic digitalisation strategy


– Platform-based self-assessments (cloud) to determine the level of digital maturity, among other things
– System-supported field of action and potential analysis


– Industry-specific benchmarking with regard to one’s own level of digital maturity in comparison with the industry average and the industry lead
– Support in the creation of a holistic digitalisation strategy
– Creation and awarding of digitisation seals of approval

Business model:

– Business Cloud realised assessments as self-service: Based on total customer turnover
– Strategy consulting and quality management
– Project mediation from a strong partner network
– Certification
– Anonymised data use


Platform-based, holistic analyses
– Digital Maturity
– SAP S/4 Implementation
– Digital Due Diligence
– and further
No cost-intensive, initial, personal consulting of companies – no influence
Good cost/benefit ratio

Target customers:

– Producing companies & industries
– Trade (wholesale and retail)
– Medium-sized company focus but also suitable for groups with heterogeneous structures and distributed structures
– Suitable for almost all business model types


Platform as a Service (PaaS) / Solution as a Service (SaaS)

Existing customers:

– Listed companies and subsidiaries, e.g. Salzgitter Mannesmann Handel GmbH
– Partner companies with digital consulting excellence, e.g. Acuroc GmbH

Contact: Markus Pätz


Mobile phone: +49 160 401 8689
Phone: +49 521 914 55 383
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