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Breakthrough Arthur D. Little Classics on Innovation

When it comes to innovation, Arthur D. Little leads the debate. We conduct our own proprietary research and build on the insights gained from working with clients at the leading edge of innovation management. We are happy to share our knowledge and perspectives through influential books and...
Technology & innovation management, Strategy

Ground-breaking Innovation Management Concepts from the...

From stage gate to open innovation, the last 25 years have seen step changes in companies’ approaches to innovation. Our primer describes the landmark concepts of the last 25 years.
Technology & innovation management

Inventions from 1886 Shaping Daily Life Today

1886 was a great year: Arthur D. Little founded the world’s premier consulting company, Coca-Cola created the world’s first soft drink and Carl Benz invented the car. Our overview provides a round-up of the other inventions that the year had in store and that have helped to shape the modern...
Automotive, Strategy, Technology & innovation management

Wanted: Smart market-makers for the “Internet of Things”

The “Internet of Things” is among the hottest topics currently being debated, with the projected potential in turnover whetting the appetite of industry experts around the globe.
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Technology & innovation management, Strategy

"If we want to improve urban mobility for real, we...

Maarten van Gool shares his thoughts about his company’s transformation, the dramatic changes in the possibilities for drivers and the future of transport.
Automotive, Strategy

How business can help solve the urban mobility challenge

The proportion of people living in urban areas around the world is constantly rising, and with it the challenge of mastering the growing complexity of urban travel.
Automotive, Strategy

Innovation for economic diversification – experience from...

The Middle East’s reliance on oil for its wealth can hardly be overstressed. Diversification for the region is a highly desirable aim, but how can it be achieved? One key requirement is innovation, which is why governments in the region have launched different initiatives to foster innovation, with...
Strategy

Preparing for privatization in the Middle East

With state-owned companies widespread in the Middle East, governments in the region are becoming increasingly aware of the societal benefits of privatization and are preparing for a series of such initiatives.
Public services, Strategy

Controlling healthcare costs by improving the productivity...

Rising patient expectations, an aging population and often a shortage of medical staff are combining to create a major cost challenge in healthcare. We explain how healthcare service providers can meet this challenge by improving productivity in the crucial area of the medical clinic. We show how...
Healthcare & life sciences, Operations management

New business models for the international oil company

Petronationalism, the growing expense and risk of finding and producing oil, and the coupling between increasingly capable national oil companies and aggressive oilfield services providers have all put pressure on international oil companies in recent years. The article provides a historical...
Utilities & alternative energy, Strategy