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. [...]
Oil dependency and climate change are topics highly debated by governments and communities, and as a consequence, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) must define investments, control manufacturing costs and review their car portfolios constantly to cope with worldwide future challenges. To predict the future development of automotive CO2 regulations up to 2020, Arthur D. Little defined key trends and regulation stability in different countries. [...]
Governments often resort to the creation of industrial parks to catalyse the economy of a region or of the whole country. They invest tax-payer money into infrastructure projects with a view to attract investors into the park. If the park is thriving, these investors will in turn pay land rentals or dividends through their joint ventures with the park’s governing entity. [...]
Digital signature solutions are quickly replacing paper-based signatures and have the potential to dominate signature-related processes. The financial services industry is the pioneer in the adoption and development of digital signature solutions, and we expect other industries, such as telecommunication, commerce, utilities, notaries and healthcare, to follow soon. [...]