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Android's landing on the mobile arena

The author analyzes how and why Android (Google's mobile operating system) has not reached its sales targets in the first months after its launch. Juan Vera, Principal from Arthur D. Little’s TIME Practice in Spain, was interviewed on the issue and explained the opportunity Android means for...
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Water footprint: the key to tracking and reducing use?

Due to the increasing pressure on water resources, this article aims to report on the slow but steady progress of water footprinting. David Lyon from the UK’s Sustainability & Risk Practice spoke at a recent water conference in London organised by Agra Informa. His thoughts are included in this...
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Crisis forces everybody into economy class

In February 2009 airless sold 21.1 percent less premium tickets than in February 2008, whereas in economy class it was only 8.3 percent less. Ralf Baron, practice leader of Arthur D. Little’s Travel and Transportation team thinks that even though sales of premium tickets will pick up again after...
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"Opinion - showcase of the nation" - guest...

Austria's most important daily newspaper "Die Presse" cited Stefan Höffinger in connection with the latest discussion about the new Airport Terminal "Skylink". "Airports are the marketplaces and traffic junctions of the 21st century" ... "Airports as realisation...
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Chinese prepare to attack

The development of Chinese automobile-manufacturers from local to global suppliers is based on a sophisticated strategy, says Marc Winterhoff, Director and leader of the Automotive Practice at Arthur D. Little.First and foremost they schedule to become market leaders in their own country, then...
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The three steps to Energy plans of the future

The German Industry spends 45 per cent of expenditures on material costs, but less than 20 per cent on labour costs. German companies pay about 500 billion Euro for metals, plastics and raw materials each year. The modernisation of production assets could save up to 100 billion Euro, concludes a...
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IPTV and interactive Services are best “weapon” to beat...

Bundled products, and particularly triple play services containing TV services over IPTV could be the maverick product helping incumbents retain old customers and win new ones. This is one of the prime results of the study that Arthur D. Little and Exane BNP Paribas carried out ("Telecom...
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Novasep acquires Henogen

Article on the acquisition of Henogen by Novasep, where the Due Dilligence work of Arthur D. Little is mentioned and Mr. Polastro is quoted.
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Air Transport Hubs, stars of the dominant economic model

Olivier Noyer quotes Mathieu Blondel, a manager at Arthur D. Little in Paris, “The pressure of the “low cost” becomes more marked in the short and medium networks of large companies”
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Competition for Europe - Dubai builds the world’s biggest...

The current slump in the global airline industry does not keep Dubai from its plans to build the world’s biggest airport that will set new standards in terms of size and efficiency, says Ralf Baron. At the same time Emirate Airlines stay on track of their growth path and have ordered 58 AirbusA380...
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