Unlocking GigaWorld Innovation

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TIME September 2017

Unlocking GigaWorld Innovation

GigaApps in a GigaWorld

A GigaWorld is emerging amidst complex converging ecosystems. It is enabling a new wave of GigaApps, such as Augmented Discovery, Virtual Telepresence and Automated Living. Critical real-time two way transmission characterizes them. Through them the GigaWorld has the potential to unlock a market of €250-660 billion per year by 2025 in Europe around, while at a global level, its value is predicted to be €1.3-3.5 trillion per year. [...]

Innovation in the Indian life insurance industry

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Strategy & Organization September 2017

Innovation in the Indian life insurance industry

Improving customer retention through predictive analytics

Predictive analytics provides the necessary tools to Indian life insurance companies to improve customer retention, optimize business processes and improve profitability. [...]

Digital Lean Management

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Operations Management September 2017

Digital Lean Management

Unlock potential and achieve next performance levels

Successful companies have achieved outstanding performances by incorporating Lean Management at the center of their corporate transformations. At the same time, the potential of digital technologies to transform performance has become widely recognized. [...]

Digital platforms in freight transportation

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Travel & Transportation, Strategy & Organization September 2017

Digital platforms in freight transportation

A true industry disruptor?

The wind of change is blowing strongly in transportation & logistics. Digitization is in full swing: it is opening a whole portfolio of new opportunities to reduce costs, differentiate product offerings and redefine business models. Digital freight platforms are driving the transformation. The narrow focus on clearly delineated market segments currently restricts their disruption potential. However, the longterm effect on the industry can be immense, as other sectors have shown. [...]

Digital workplace

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TIME August 2017

Digital workplace

The foundation of the digital organization

Digitalization changes the fundamental conditions of all organizations. The boundaries between physical and virtual workplaces are becoming blurred. Employees, customers and partners collaborate in value-creating networks that are increasingly digitalized. [...]

Energy hand in hand with telco

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Energy & Utilities, TIME August 2017

Energy hand in hand with telco

Is a wave of merging electric utility and telco assets imminent?

Liberalization of telco and energy sectors incentivized traditional telco and energy companies to look for new revenue sources beyond their traditional business scope. Telco companies have started to sell energy, gas and heat while energy companies often offer telco services. [...]

The digital (r)evolution of data models

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Technology & Innovation Management August 2017

The digital (r)evolution of data models

From a product-centric data model towards a “connected” and true customer orientation

Across industries the digitalization changes the way how real world is represented in company data structures. Product or channel orientation is being replaced by customer centricity: [...]

Output-based regulation

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Energy & Utilities August 2017

Output-based regulation

Fields of innovation for energy-grid operators?

The regulatory environment in Europe is pushing network utilities to face new challenges that will heavily impact their operations. Regulators all over Europe are watching the tariff mechanism introduced in Great Britain, named RIIO, which is based on incentives, with interest. Many have plans to introduce similar output-based methodologies already under way. [...]

Utilities’ contribution to national fiber development

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Energy & Utilities August 2017

Utilities’ contribution to national fiber development

How utilities and telecom operators can cooperate to accelerate fiber deployment

As the race for building fiber infrastructure accelerates globally, utilities (especially electrical utilities) are increasingly seen as new credible players. In the most onvincing cases, utilities step in and play a complementary role in national fiber development. [...]

Connected Education

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TIME, Strategy & Organization July 2017

Connected Education

Vodafone Power to you

Arthur D. Little is proud that our Telecoms & Sustainability teams have supported the Vodafone Foundation and over a dozen partners across the world through the development of the 'Connected Education' study, seeking to address the target of 'Quality Education' which is one of the 17 goals that make up the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. [...]

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