Finding new growth: the case for innovation by enlargement
All companies are hunting for the “next big thing” – a major growth opportunity and platform to safeguard future revenues and profits. But simply analyzing megatrends is like a ritual rain dance: much hoopla with a most uncertain outcome.
Technology & innovation management, Strategy
Mastering the local-global balancing act in R&D
Companies around the world are expanding their local R&D footprint in emerging markets in order to strengthen their market position, gain access to local resources and reduce costs. But this creates a need to orchestrate cooperation between these dispersed R&D centers.
Strategy, Technology & innovation management
Why invest in China now?
The path to success in the fast growing market
in the last few years the world economy has changed fundamentally and has been drastically reshaped by several crises. In its recent study, Arthur D.
Catching the Smart Home Opportunity
Room for Growth for Telecom Operators
In this report, Arthur D. Little reviews the key trends driving the potential for Smart Home solutions, presents an overview of four main segments and provides recommendations for telecom operators in the launch of Smart Home services.
Utilities & alternative energy
The Growth Accelerator - Framework
Accelerating profitable growth through innovation in promising opportunity spaces
Arthur D. Little’s Growth Accelerator can help you to identify growth opportunities based on unmet needs and new markets combined with your ability to define winning solutions.
The Growth Accelerator - Benefit
Arthur D. Little can help you to identify and realize growth opportunities. Our Growth Accelerator is targeted, impactful and replicable: It is end-to-end, from ambition to realization and from Strategy and Marketing to R&D and Operations.
Pricing in a downturn
The value of a structured pricing approach
In today’s economic environment, most companies are focused on projects that provide immediate payback. Proactive executives are currently engaging in typical downturn-management activities such as cost-cutting and working capital management.
Improving Satisfaction throughout the Customer Lifecycle
Improving satisfaction throughout the customer life-cycle
It is ever more crucial for companies not only to keep customers happy but to keep the right customers happy. But how can they measure the value of customers through the whole customer life-cycle? In this article, the authors explain the methodology developed by Arthur D.
Making new product launch decisions
Making new product launch decisions in an uncertain environment
Making new product launch decisions, such as where and in which sequence, is becoming ever trickier, as the environment into which the product will be launched changes constantly.
Winning the Merger Decathlon
A Guide to Mastering the Ten Challenges of the M&A Process
Just as winning the Olympic decathlon requires a combination of strength, endurance and technical skill, so mergers require organisations and individuals to excel in a broad range of disciplines.