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The importance of understanding RCP regulation

Telecom players dedicate significant resources to complying with retail & consumer protection (RCP) regulation, having created complex horizontal processes and tools spanning several departments.Despite this, Andrea Faggiano, Giancarlo Agresti, Giulia Strusi, Richard Swinford and Gregory...
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Developing incentives for greater flexibility

Aggregators, integrated utilities and end users need to define their strategy to seize the business potential that demand side management (DSM) offers as a flexibility solution. In this article, Kurt Baes and Florence Carlot at Arthur D. Little discuss why understanding the needs and constraints of...
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E-Learning and smart manufacturing

E-learning is a prerequisite for efficiently rolling out respective solutions and gathering the associated benefits. To efficiently support the global rollout of such solutions, training of global staff needs to be fast and efficient, and have frequent updates.Here, e-learning becomes the core...
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Operations management

What’s next for petroleum downstream

New business models are critical for a downstream sector supplying energy to a changing mobility market. In this article, Daniel Monzón, Rodolfo Guzman, Alfredo Verna and Micaela Carlino at Arthur D Little, consider the challenges and opportunities facing downstream players.
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Utilities & alternative energy, Strategy

Big feature: Historic opportunities presented by smart...

Experts from the Arthur D Little consultancy provide a detailed overview of the historic, “trillion-dollar” opportunity presented by the move to smart cities, in this article by Ralf Baron, Morsi Berguiga, Jaap Kalkman, Adnan Merhaba, Ansgar Schlautmann and Karim Taga.
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Implementing a Digital Strategy in Five Fundamental Steps

In our work with clients we see commonly recurring pitfalls that often lead to failure in digital implementation, including: unrealistic expectations of technology; believing a new technology system will fundamentally transform the organizational culture and employees will simply adapt; creating a...
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Leveraging E-learning for Knowledge Sharing in Industrial...

Today's global trends, such as the high speed of innovation and technological change, require industrial equipment manufacturing companies to be agile and quickly implement sustainable changes to survive. To do so, companies need to continuously train employees to ensure they possess the right...
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The Future of Diesel Engines and how OEMs can shape it

Despite an anticipated decline in the overall diesel market share in the years to 2030, demand for diesel is expected to continue to remain above 50% in medium-upper car segments. In this article, Fabrizio Arena, Hiroto Suzuki, Eric Kirstetter, Wolf-Dieter Hoppe and Daniele Spera of Arthur D....
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Automotive

The Wall Street Journal Europe – As Gore Told Trump…

This article mentions a new study from Arthur D. Little which finds that, over its lifecycle, an electric car will generate just 23% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than a gasoline powered car. If every car on earth were electric, this translates into a mere 1.8% decline in total emissions. Yet...
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Are electric cars more environmentally friendly than...

This article discusses a new study of the real impact of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) compared to internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEVs), in terms of both total cost of ownership (net of public subsidies) and environmental impact. “Do BEVs truly offer an environmental advantage – and if so...
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Automotive