This 13th edition of the joint annual report by Exane BNP Paribas and Arthur D. Little focuses on the new capex cycle in the sector. We held 118 meetings in the telecom-media-technology arena, across 24 countries.
Capex is rising to new peaks, in mobile and in fixed, driven by technology evolutions and intense competition. [...]
Digitalization – the integration of digital technologies into everyday life – is one of the most significant trends of our time. Digital technologies have already transformed many aspects of life. However, we are still very much at the beginning in terms of seeing its full impact. In this issue of Prism we focus on these changes and the opportunities in terms of innovation that business can reap from them. [...]
The industry dynamics of telecoms services has lead to an increasing disintermediation of the value chain and the emergence of new interfaces between operators and external partners. The “IP-ization” of networks requires telecoms operators to rethink their organizational design beyond the traditional Sales, Network and IT. [...]
Successful well integrity management is a critical and evolving theme across the oil and gas industry. The Macondo incident, the Elgin field leaks and other, less prominently reported incidents demonstrate that even sophisticated energy companies are not able to “get it right” all the time. [...]
Efficient processes and systems in automotive retail are gaining importance for OEMs. They actually are a critical success factor to reach sales targets by enabling efficient customer facing processes and lean processing of large sales quantities. Dealer management systems (DMS) play a major role in this field. Therefore in-depth knowledge and capabilities need to be developed how to overcome costly and complex DMS integration and support new business opportunities like online sales, better customer experience and analytics as well as connected cars. [...]