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Beating the odds

Beating the odds

Collaboration strategies will bring success in a competitive environment

The world is undergoing unprecedented changes. As competitive landscapes are being transformed and unprecedented chunks of value are being redistributed from former leaders to web-scale platform players, the importance of understanding, learning from and adapting to the new environment becomes critical.

Released: November 2017

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Generating business value from data

Generating business value from data

Safeguarding reputation and improving efficiency through data-driven risk models

With advances in technology, companies are now collecting far greater quantities of data about their business processes and assets than before. However, existing assurance processes rarely benefit from this data, which limits access to richer insight and may lead to false assurance on performance.

Released: November 2017

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Retail network – Radical changes ahead

Retail network – Radical changes ahead

Dealers’ future business models need to evolve towards a mobility-solutions hub

Technological disruptions and new client needs are causing the automotive industry to evolve toward a model based on mobility services. Mobility on demand will become its greatest component, which will require transitioning from a product model to a service model. Therefore, dealers will need to develop new competencies and capabilities aligned with:

Released: October 2017

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The advent of consumer owned genetic profiles

The advent of consumer owned genetic profiles

Personal genetic services due for explosive growth

Access to genetic information is becoming critical to the effectiveness of a new wave of medical treatments that are becoming available now. 

Released: October 2017

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“E-lectric” customers

“E-lectric” customers

Understanding customers’ online engagement with their power and gas utilities: The case of Spain

"Utilities, brace for the online impact."

The shift to online channels has long since ceased to be a current topic among companies in retail and banking, for example.

Released: October 2017

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Beyond carrots and sticks

Beyond carrots and sticks

Unlocking safety gains through understanding irrational behavior

Many organizations struggle to achieve continuous improvements in safety performance because of the challenges in getting people to change their behavior. We explore how improved understanding of human behavior can help to break through barriers to safety improvement.

Released: October 2017

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Efficiency & effectiveness in rail operations

Efficiency & effectiveness in rail operations

The role of long-term capex planning and major asset renewal and replacement

In this Viewpoint, we examine the challenge faced by major rail operators in Asia as they seek to address the unavoidable reality of aging assets, while at the same time delivering major capital projects. We then highlight the role that effective long-term capex planning and execution can play in helping operators to overcome the “totex dilemma” and optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of rail operations.

Released: October 2017

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Autonomous Driving in an Urban Context

Autonomous Driving in an Urban Context

In our Munich office we carried out an Executive Roundtable covering the topic of “Autonomous Driving in an Urban Context”.

The aim of the event was to provide its participants with the opportunity to be part of an interactive, cross-industry session with exchanges of real-life experiences presented by top management representatives from the automotive, telecommunication, engineering and electronics industries, as well as from technology start-ups. 

Released: October 2017

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Seizing the digital opportunities in pharma

Seizing the digital opportunities in pharma

Preparing your organization and monetizing the digital technologies

Digitalization in healthcare is booming, and creates unprecedented opportunities to further improve health standards and accessibility. Still, large pharma companies are confronted with the challenge of selecting, funding and developing the right projects among myriad initiatives: What is the right starting point and framework to compete?

Released: October 2017

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Digital transformation in developing countries

Digital transformation in developing countries

Promotion and adoption should be the main actions for companies and government

We believe it is a mistake to equate the digital-economy development needs and implications of Latin America (and other developing countries) with those of developed economies. These differences are not only based on the purchase power gaps that every businessperson is aware of, but also how all market forces differ in the two regions.

Released: October 2017

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