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Metro Railways - A Journey of Transformation

Metro railways are critically important assets for the world's cities if we are to meet the challenges of maintaining urban mobility. For established metros, responding to the needs of the future is no easy thing.
Travel & transportation, Technology & innovation management

How to create breakthroughs in nine months

Build fast and effective capabilities to deliver breakthroughs with The Breakthrough Factory™

It is especially difficult for mature companies with technically complex and long-lifecycle products, for which conventional R&D programs often fail to meet "breakthrough" expectations. However, there are ways to break out of the deadlock. In this Viewpoint we explore key success factors and...
Technology & innovation management

Mastering technology strategy

How to leverage technologies for corporate success in a systematic and sustainable way

Consistently managing and exploiting the ever-changing development of technology can determine success or failure for a company. In order to prevail in an environment of volatile market requirements and increasing competition, companies need well-defined technology strategies that act as links...
Technology & innovation management

The “Chief Digital Dilemma”

The thin red line between the success and failure of the chief digital officer… and the need for the role

Often the issue is in the set-up of the role. By clearly defining the scope and responsibilities of such an entity, companies might find that they don’t even need a separate position.
Technology & innovation management, Digital company transformation

Capturing sustainable value from technology: a case for

Businesses can no longer afford to simply protect their intellectual property (IP) and use it defensively to prevent competitors encroaching on their territory. Moving to actively licensing IP is increasingly critical for open innovation, provides a powerful mechanism for revenue generation, and is...
Technology & innovation management

Becoming a next practice business

Everyone knows the real world is complex. And everyone knows the digital era has created a level of uncertainty, disruption and possibility that has never been seen before. And yet management culture embedded in some of the world’s largest companies merely serves to artificially simplify the real...
Technology & innovation management

The Breakthrough Factory

One of the key challenges for large corporations looking to achieve “Breakthrough Innovation” is that technology-intensive businesses usually need to research deeply into science in order to find breakthroughs.The challenge is particularly daunting for mature companies. In this article the authors...
Technology & innovation management

Organizing for Breakthrough Innovation

Our recent Breakthrough Innovation survey identified that having the correct organizational model for Breakthrough Innovation is one of the key ways of ensuring success. In this article the authors shed light on the various models available for achieving Breakthrough Innovation, their pros and cons...
Technology & innovation management

Developing a customer experience

Excellent customer experience need not be elusive

Excellent customer experience (CEX) remains elusive. Companies struggle with CEX due to lack of clear accountability at board level, or because they do not challenge their assumptions about what they think customers really want, or how they really feel about the service or product being offered....
Marketing & sales, Technology & innovation management

Hybrid Cloud: Built for your benefit

Haven’t thought about the cloud yet? Still concerned about security limitations? Discover the hybrid cloud, a solution that combines the cloud...

In this Insight, we show the opportunities for companies to enjoy the benefits of cloud without threatening their business through lacking security consideration.
Technology & innovation management, Information management