Professional Services

Knowledge Ridge helps our clients navigate a global ambiguous and ever-changing competitive environment by enabling them to access relevant, actionable knowledge quickly and efficiently. Our ability to provide credible and timely insights across any target geography has positioned Knowledge Ridge as a professional service expert network and the preferred knowledge partner to several consulting and market research organizations.

How We Help

From creating an edge with competition assessment to testing the waters with product feasibility studies, our experts play a significant role in the information value chain. Knowledge Ridge provides expert network services encompassing the following common research objectives -:

  • Market Feasibility & Opportunity Assessment

  • Market Sizing and Growth Potential

  • Competitive Intelligence and Benchmarking

  • Product Sourcing and Pricing

  • Go-to-Market Strategy

Professional Services

Case Studies

Go-To-Market Strategy, Oil and Gas

Client Need

A global market research firm wanted to understand the Oil & Gas Maintenance Market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with respect to key services used by O&G companies. The study included the following -:

  • Estimating the overall market size of the maintenance market
  • Prevailing competitive landscape
  • Top 5 services utilized by O&G (E&P) majors both on-shore as well as off-shore
  • Capex required to set up the above services
Go-To-Market Strategy, Oil and Gas
Specialized Knowledge And Solution Offered

Taking due cognizance of the nature of the O&G maintenance market in the MENA region, Knowledge Ridge offered phone consultation service with SMEs (subject matter experts) from both the demand side as well as the supply side to arrive at an accurate estimate of the maintenance service market size. Some of the key experts on-boarded were -:

  • Former Managing Director of a Saudi-based leading API (American Petroleum Association) certified O&G major, providing both on-shore and off-shore subsea E&P services, having rich experiences of working across sites. The expert provided insights into the demand side of the target market
  • The regional MD of an API-certified manufacturing and service company specializing in renting downhole tools and services (both on-shore and off-shore) was consulted to understand the supply side of the market dynamics
  • Former C-level executive of an EPC major specializing in O&G having expertise in site evaluation, spec and design, testing and diagnostics, and intervention and maintenance. The expert gave detailed insights into region-wise competitive scenarios as well as service preferences as required by O&G majors
KR Impact

Knowledge Ridge shortlisted 18 relevant experts for instant access to the oil and gas market in the Middle East. The client selected 14 experts and conducted hourly phone consultations with each of them. This resulted in the client gaining first-hand perspectives and actionable insights into the key services used by companies in this sector and industry. Some of the selected experts shared their insights on estimating the overall market size of the maintenance market and the prevailing competitive landscape. Other selected experts helped the client with their perspectives on the top 5 services utilized by O&G (E&P) majors, both on-shore and off-shore, as well as Capex required to set up key services in this sector in the region.

Market Feasibility Assessment, Health Care and Lifesciences

Client Need

An Asia-based market research major wanted to conduct a market feasibility study to evaluate the dialysis sector in India; the key objectives of the research being:

  • The historical and current outlook of the dialysis sector in India
  • The current and future pricing trends in context of market penetration and growth
  • Government regulation as well as governance issues in the bidding and tendering process
  • Unit Level economics of In-Centre vs. PPP (Public Private Partnership) based model
  • Current competitive landscape as prevalent in the dialysis sector as well as scenario-based growth estimates for the near and long-term outlook
Market Feasibility Assessment, Health Care and Lifesciences
Solution Offered

Being an expert network with extensive experience in the Indian Health Care and Lifesciences sector, Knowledge Ridge, making its place amongst some of the most trusted expert network companies, was able to quickly deliver phone consultations (expert calls) with relevant empaneled experts, thus ensuring quality and quick turnaround time. Some of the notable experts included -:

  • Senior Manager, Government Relations (PPP model), at one of India’s largest network of public-private chains operating dialysis and kidney care centers/clinics. The expert was instrumental in evaluating the sector outlook, pricing trends, the economics of the PPP model, including price capping, as well as the tendering process
  • Former CEO at one of India’s largest private network of dialysis centers with a presence across 14 Indian states (120 centers/clinics) and offering In-Centre treatment options. This expert provided detailed insights into current and future pricing trends, sector consolidation, strategies employed, government intervention, and regulatory concerns
  • C-Level executive associated with the Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis programme and with the Ministry of Health. Expert was consulted to understand the demand/supply gap, solution efficacy, budgetary allocation trends, and the policy initiatives underway to address the growing dialysis concerns in IndiaA C-Level executive associated with the Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis programme and the Ministry of Health. The expert was consulted to understand the demand/supply gap, solution efficacy, budgetary allocation trends, and the policy initiatives underway to address the growing dialysis concerns in India
KR Impact

Knowledge Ridge shortlisted 16 experts from the Asian Health Care and life sciences sector. The client selected 13 experts and conducted hourly phone consultations with each of them. This resulted in the client gaining first-hand perspectives and actionable insights into market feasibility in the the dialysis sector in Asia. Some of the selected experts shared their insights on historical and current outlook of the dialysis sector along with the current and future pricing trends in the context of market penetration as well as growth. This included government regulation as well as governance issues in the bidding and tendering process. Other selected experts shared their perspectives on unit-level economics of in-centre vs. PPP (Public Private Partnership) based models along with the current competitive landscape in the dialysis sector and insights into scenario-based growth estimates for the near and long-term outlook.

Market Sizing and Opportunity Analysis, Chemicals

Client Need

A global consulting major availed Knowledge Ridge's expert network services to understand the high carbon alkylates and additive market scenario in Europe, MENA and APAC. The expected study objectives included the following -:

  • Historical and current market size estimates of high carbon alkylate globally, split across the regions under consideration
  • Production Process followed
  • Applications of the high carbon alkylates
  • Existing value chain and pricing points
  • Competitive landscape
  • Highest sustainable growth segments across the high-carbon alkylates
Market Sizing and Opportunity Analysis, Chemicals
Solution Offered

Knowledge Ridge, a trusted player in the expert network industry, offered 15 phone consultations (5 per geography) to ascertain the above objectives accurately. Some of the expert categories consulted were:

  • Senior chemists with an extensive techno-commercial background to understand the production process and additive-based applications
  • Former C-Level executives (currently independent consultants) having deep expertise in the high-carbon alkylates to provide the overall and geography-specific breakdown of estimated market size
  • Regional industry experts to provide expertise on the value chain, pricing points, and competitive landscape
  • Senior executives with deep region-wise expertise in estimating the current and future market potential of high-carbon alkylates in line with the related applications specific to the target market
KR Impact

Knowledge Ridge shortlisted 15 experts from the refining and chemicals sectors in Europe, MENA, and APAC. The client selected 12 experts and conducted hourly phone calls for consulting services with each of them. This resulted in the client gaining first-hand perspectives and actionable insights into the high-carbon alkylates and additive market scenario in Europe, MENA, and APAC. Some of the selected experts shared their insights on past and current market size estimates of high-carbon alkylates globally, split across the regions, which also included the production process followed and applications of the high-carbon alkylates. Other selected experts shared their perspectives on the existing value chain and pricing points, the competitive landscape, and the highest sustainable growth segments across the high-carbon alkylates.