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Ecosystem innovation

While companies have embraced the opportunities offered by the concept of open innovation over the past 20 years, the overriding need for agility and responsiveness means this is no longer adequate to meet future challenges. In this article, the authors explain why companies need to focus on hyper-...
Technology & innovation management

The Digital Century: where is value headed in the digital

With supporting conditions, Europe can regain a leadership role in this fast-growing ecosystem.

The digital industry has been through a lot of turbulence in the last 15 years, since the Internet bubble burst after the dot-com boom. Customer usage has changed radically, technology has been regularly upgraded and new players have emerged. Some of these have skyrocketed while others have...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Digital company transformation

America First: carbon emissions go last?

Potential impact of President Trump’s “America First Energy Plan” on the power sector

The Trump administration’s approach to the traditional energy trilemma (the challenge of balancing the goals of cheap, secure and clean energy) appears set to skew heavily towards the low cost and secure aspects of energy supply at the expense of any focus on carbon emissions. While federal...
Oil & gas, Utilities & alternative energy

Telecoms & Media executive breakfast event

Launch of annual Arthur D. Little flagship Telecom & Media study in London

On March 31, 2017, Arthur D. Little held in London the first of a series of launch events of the latest edition of its annual Telecoms & Media flagship report with an unprecedented attendance of global senior industry executives and key investors, including more than ten leading UK operators,...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Iranian upstream oil & gas industry

Can Iran achieve its full potential?

The global oil & gas market has begun to rebalance in the first half of 2017 following a period of suppressed prices that has stalled the US shale revolution and prompted OPEC1 intervention, with an agreement to take 1.2 mmbbl/d off the market. Despite this rebalancing, it is likely...
Oil & gas

Creating a Gigabit Society

The role of 5G

People love being connected to digital services, demand continues to grow, and the number of services and applications continues to expand. Today’s mobile networks deliver greater speed and reliability than ever before, but in the next five years we will see a revolution in the...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Funding lower-priority clinical trials

Exploring a new mechanism to fund the timely execution of deprioritized trials

Introduction: Some biopharma companies have built pipelines that offer more development opportunities than their resources allow them to pursue. Promising clinical trials may be moved down the priority list and their execution delayed – resulting in decline of asset value against a fixed...
Oil & gas

Unconventional hydrocarbons in Latin America

From dreams to reality

Production of unconventional hydrocarbons became globally prominent in 2010, when the US, for the first time, reached a daily output of 1 million barrels of tight oil. In Latin America, where high unconventional hydrocarbon potential has been widely recognized, Governments noticed the...
Oil & gas, Utilities & alternative energy

The future of automotive mobility

Winning the power play in tomorrow’s radically changed automotive ecosystem

Automotive as it has evolved over the last 100 years is perceived by many as leading to massive problems over the world. Driven by wealth, urbanization and increasing car-park pollution and congestion, effects have increased globally and need to be addressed.Technological development...
Automotive

Italian gas distribution tenders

An opportunity for utilities companies and infrastructure funds

The Italian gas distribution sector The Italian gas distribution sector is highly fragmented: the top six DSOs represent ~70% of the existing 22 million delivery points (DPs), while the remaining 30% is split among more than 200 players.In order to increase companies’ efficiency...
Utilities & alternative energy