Harnessing the power of innovation to protect and create business value is increasingly critical for companies as the global competitive landscape continues to evolve into a new order.

TIM: why innovation matters

At Arthur D. Little, we’ve found that in almost all industry sectors, the 25 per cent of companies that are best at innovating outperform the 25 per cent of companies in their sector that are worst, with a surprisingly wide margin. Managers estimate that by becoming really good at innovating these efforts they can increase profit margins by about 30 per cent.

Why companies fail

R&D Management Best Practices

To maintain our insights into emerging R&D management practices ADL launched a formal study in which we prioritized a deep qualitative engagement with innovation leaders. From the rich material that these companies shared with us, ADL identified common challenges and insight into how innovation leaders are responding. ADL is developing a series of viewpoints, each focused on specific aspects of the study (Idea Management, Resource and Competence Management, Portfolio Management, and Stagegate Management). [...]

At Arthur D. Little, we offer customized Technology & Innovation Management services to help your organization succeed in an increasingly competitive world. The world expects companies to deliver ever more innovative and effective solutions for less. [...]

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Viewpoints04 December 2017

CDO versus CIO –a non-zero-sum game

How a fruitful tension can be created from the imminent conflict between CDO and CIO

In recent years digital business units and subsidiaries have been booming across industries to set up organizations for the digital future: the aims of the new units are widespread, from development of new digital business models to [...]

Viewpoints16 October 2017

Digital transformation in developing countries

Promotion and adoption should be the main actions for companies and government

We believe it is a mistake to equate the digital-economy development needs and implications of Latin America (and other developing countries) with those of developed economies. These differences are not only based on the purchase power [...]

Viewpoints12 October 2017

How to scale your Agile right

Successfully implementing Agile in large corporations

Being capable to react to change with agility is a key requirement for all companies onboarding digital business models or digital products and processes. It is becoming even more of a necessity to compete. Yet large and grown companies, [...]

Viewpoints29 September 2017

ICT security in the digital transformation era

Do organizations need a digital security strategy?

Digital transformation and Cyberspace increase, as a result of IoT (internet of things) and Industry 4.0 spreading, will increase the risk of cyber-attacks. Public and private organizations need to define a strategy, an organization, [...]

Press Releases03 November 2015

Mobile Payments World - Success in the mobile payment space – November 2015

Despite significant developments, especially in developed markets, no clear model or winner has been established yet for mobile payment. Hence, all players are still in a position to participate, as the market will structure around [...]

Press Releases18 May 2015

Arthur D. Little and iKnow

On May 6th 2015, iKnow-Who and Arthur D. Little announced their new partnership during an Extreme Innovation event held at the Turning Torso in Malmö, Sweden. The event, which hosted more than 35 practitioners in Extreme Innovation, [...]

Press Releases24 February 2015

Nine out of 10 firms dissatisfied with their breakthrough innovation performance, says Arthur D. Little Study

Just one in 10 firms is confident that its business has the right approach to breakthrough innovation, according to a new study from Arthur D. Little (ADL). In Breakthrough Innovation, ADL found that 88% of business leaders were [...]

Press Releases26 February 2013

Arthur D. Little: Good Innovation Management Increases Profitability by 13%

Innovation performance is now significantly worse than three years ago, yet top innovators still regularly achieve up to 13% points more EBIT than average performers. These are key findings from management consultancy Arthur D. Little’s [...]