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Innovating for Increased Public Transport

Why system innovation is needed to double the market share of public transport

It will require joint and coordinated efforts by multiple parties in the public transport ecosystem – What we call “System innovation”. The players who understand and find their roles in this will thrive, they will be winners in a growing and changing value chain.
Travel & transportation, Technology & innovation management

Energy Efficiency

Capture growth while managing the risk of over-engineering

 We see opportunities to capture growth in this area, but also a risk of over-engineering. In this viewpoint we share our thoughts on how to balance your product and service development program for growth and value.
Industrial goods & services

Inbound supply chain development

How to develop lean and agile supply chains

These supply chains, often complex, stretching over several geographical and organizational boundaries, have made it increasingly challenging to respond rapidly to changes in market demand. Arthur D. Little’s experience is that companies which take control and use a systematic approach for inbound...
Operations management

Performance Excellence Networks

Solving the Global and Local Operations Footprint Puzzle

Arthur D. Little’s latest report ‘Performance Excellence Networks’ outlines how by implementing key principles, companies can make a major step forward to tap the full potential of their global network and become significantly more flexible in reacting on changing market situations rapidly. Three...
Operations management

U-Channel Retail

“Ubiquitous, Universal and Unique”

Tomorrow’s customer wants to complete purchases when they want and where they want – and rapidly evolving mobile and online sales platforms enable this. In response, retailers are adapting their business models and we are seeing the appearance of U-channel retailing. U-channel retailing is a new...
Marketing & sales

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. Little conducted a survey in order to answer the question “Why invest in China now?” and identified and analyzed the key trends and success factors...
Strategy

Telco and Utility: Friend or Foe?

How telecommunication companies and utilities fight to capture a share in smart energy

Telecommunications companies (telcos) consider this an excellent opportunity to diversify their own product and service portfolio into “smart” energy. This poses a potential threat to utilities companies, who need to reconsider their traditional business models and defend their established position...
Utilities & alternative energy, Technology & innovation management

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. A Smart Home is a home or building that is equipped with a...
Utilities & alternative energy, Strategy

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. The Growth Accelerator is about helping companies on...
Strategy

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. It helps to answer the two fundamental questions of growth: Where do we find growth opportunities and how do we deliver on...
Strategy