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Energy & Utilities UK, London - 22 May 2008

Bridging the talent gap

A new report by Arthur D. Little outlines initiatives to overcome the acute resource shortages across the oil industry

A new report by Arthur D. Little explores the reasons why, despite the buoyancy of record pricing, growth in the oil industry is being constrained by a worrying skills shortage across the sector. The report recognises acute resource shortages as a key factor. Specifically, shortages in oil supply, refining capacity, and the talent, experience and capacity of service companies are constraining both international and national oil companies (IOCs and NOCs) in their efforts to meet rapidly growing demand for energy and chemicals. This shortfall has occurred despite a 20 per cent increase in investment by IOCs and NOCs during 2004-2007, spurred on by high oil prices. [...]

UK, London - 20 May 2008

A mobile playground

New report from Arthur D. Little forecasts 60 per cent annual growth in mobile advertising over the next four years

As consumer demand for mobile broadband services reaches critical mass … Arthur D. Little predicts that in the coming years mobile advertising is poised to be the next major digital media platform for brands to reach customers, and that the key telecom players have a great deal to gain from bringing their services to market early, as forecast figures predict roughly 60 per cent annual growth in mobile advertising spend over the next four years. The report, "A Mobile Playground", published today by Arthur D. Little's TIME (Telecommunications, Information technology, Media and Electronics) practice, includes predictions about the size and content of the European mobile advertising industry, as well as offering both telecoms operators and advertisers insight into what is driving interest in mobile advertising, and how they can best navigate the often unchartered waters of advertising to consumers' via a handheld device. The report lists key findings: [...]

UK, London - 14 May 2008

Value creation through innovation in logistics

A new report by Arthur D. Little explores how logistics companies are re-centering their business approaches around the customer

A focus on innovation is what the logistics industry needs to substantially improve performance, according to Arthur D. Little's latest report, which analyses the results of a recent study by the management consultancy and the European Logistics Association (ELA). The report highlights logistics service suppliers such as Kuehne + Nagel and shipping companies like European retail giant Metro have set customer-centric standards across their markets, resulting in boosted EBIT margins and amplified business performance. [...]

USA, Boston, MA - 13 May 2008

Arthur D. Little and Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management announce launch of multi-client study on the new economics of innovation

An exploration of value creation in the global innovation economy

Arthur D. Little, Inc. (ADL), the leading global management consultancy linking strategy, innovation & technology and Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management are pleased to announce their partnership to execute an important new study entitled,  "The New Economics of Innovation - An Exploration of Value Creation in the Global Innovation Economy."  This study is aimed at explaining how leading companies are deriving new value from their innovation investments by leveraging the global shifts in knowledge, talent and capital. [...]

USA, New York - 01 April 2008

Peter H Spitz, founder of Chem Systems Inc., is appointed to Arthur D. Little's U.S. Senior advisory board

Arthur D. Little (ADL), a leading global management and technology consulting firm is pleased to announce that Peter H. Spitz has been appointed senior advisor to Arthur D. Little's Chemicals practice and has joined its U.S. senior advisory board.  After graduating from MIT, Peter held successive management positions with Esso Research & Engineering and Scientific Design Company.  Peter founded Chem Systems, a leading international chemical consulting company which he later sold to IBM.  Peter has over 30 years of chemical industry expertise helping multinational firms develop successful growth strategies while facing numerous complex issues, from portfolio restructuring to globalisation.  He has authored numerous articles and two landmark books entitled: Petrochemicals - The Rise of an Industry (John Wiley & Sons, 1988) and The Chemical Industry at the Millennium (Chemical Heritage Foundation (2003). Peter is widely recognised as one of the most renowned chemical experts in the world and is the holder of several patents in petroleum refining and chemical processing. [...]

UK, London - 27 March 2008

In the eye of the telecom-media storm

Seventh annual report by Arthur D. Little and Exane BNP Paribas about the telecom sector in Europe forecasts 50 per cent mobile broadband penetration within five years

As consumer demand for mobile broadband services reaches critical mass telecom operators can expect that 50 per cent of the European population will access the internet through broadband on their mobile phones by 2012, according to the seventh annual research report, "In the eye of the telecom-media storm". Published today by Exane BNP Paribas and Arthur D. Little, the report is based on 71 interviews with managers from leading telecom and media companies in 12 countries in Europe and the USA. [...]

Energy & Utilities UK, London - 10 March 2008

UK subsea oil and gas sector grows by almost 30 per cent

A new study carried out by Arthur D. Little and commissioned by industry body subsea UK has revealed that the subsea oil and gas sector has grown from £3.35 billion in 2006 to £4.3 billion in 2007.

For the third consecutive year Arthur D Little conducted the survey, which provides the only comprehensive review of the UK subsea oil and gas sector. It seeks to provide an accurate picture of the size and scale of the industry sector and its year-on-year performance. Some 800 companies, providing direct employment for around 30,000, are involved in the UK subsea sector. [...]

UK, London - 10 March 2008

Global telecoms expert to lead ADL’s UK operations

Arthur D. Little Limited UK appoints Mark Mulcahey as Managing Director and head of the UK TIME practice

International management consultancy firm Arthur D. Little (ADL) has appointed Mark Mulcahey to lead its UK firm located in London and Cambridge. An experienced telecoms and media consultant, Mulcahey will also take the helm as head of ADL's UK Telecommunications, Information Technology, Media & Electronics (TIME) Practice. Mulcahey will be responsible for over 70 staff in the UK, working closely with a global network of over 1,000 ADL consultants in 23 countries. [...]

Technology & Innovation Management UK, London - 01 February 2008

Creating value through innovation

A new report by Arthur D. Little presents how businesses are re-thinking their innovation efforts to create value

A new report by Arthur D. Little explores the reasons why both industry and government surveys repeatedly show some companies are more successful at harnessing the power of innovation than others. A key success factor behind high street clothing giant Zara, electronics behemoth Phillips, and automotive manufacturers Scania and Volvo, innovation programmes that deliver real value require businesses to first identify the type of value they aim to create and then to tailor the innovation process based on the businesses' specific marketplace. [...]

USA, Boston, MA - 22 January 2008

Gregg Bauer and Mark Roth join Arthur D. Little's Technology & Innovation Management (TIM) practice

"Capturing the economics of innovation in a global economy"

Arthur D. Little (ADL), a leading global management and technology consulting firm is pleased to announce that Gregg Bauer and Mark Roth have joined ADL to lead the Technology & Innovation Management (TIM) practice in North America. Both Gregg and Mark are seasoned entrepreneurs and executives with over 25 years of corporate, start-up and consulting experience. As partners of the TIM practice, they will expand Arthur D. Little's presence in North America and help companies respond to the challenges of creating value by identifying and developing new innovation business models that are actionable and provide clear economic outcomes while leveraging the new global environment for innovation. [...]

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