The Growth Accelerator

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Technology & Innovation Management October 2013

The Growth Accelerator

Managing Innovation Based Growth

Growth is on the top of the management agenda as shareholders simply demand return on invested capital and current business is not delivering. So what is the best route companies can take to achieve it? How can companies create and accelerate growth? To succeed, companies must take a systematic approach to go beyond their core business. [...]

TV Platforms in Germany

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TIME October 2013

TV Platforms in Germany

2014 and Beyond

The German TV market is well developed and intensely competitive. It will become even more dynamic as a result of current technological, market, and regulatory trends.  This report presents a detailed look at the current state of the German TV market and assesses how these trends could impact its future development. Arthur D. Little’s Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis provides insights into the various TV platforms and their overall competitiveness. [...]

Third Party Access in Gas Transportation

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Energy & Utilities October 2013

Third Party Access in Gas Transportation

Are Players in Emerging Markets Ready for New Rules?

Introduction of TPA regulation is one of the most important levers for driving liberalization in the gas markets of the emerging economies. The objective is to foster competition in the gas market, improve supply efficiency, and bolster infrastructural investments, thereby strengthening the energy security.  [...]

Maximizing Quality of Experience

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TIME September 2013

Maximizing Quality of Experience

A Company-Wide Customer Experience Management Approach

The deployment of 4G networks gives consumers access to higher mobile Internet speed, as well as new services and applications. Customers are increasingly turning to interactive services and applications, and are highly aware of service experience. [...]

Automotive Customer Experience

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Automotive September 2013

Automotive Customer Experience

Achieving Next Level Customer Service by Managing Customer Experiences Across All Touchpoints

Today we see the need for automotive OEMs to shift from being product-focused to customer-focused companies. As opportunities for product-wise differentiation for the average driver seem to diminish, customer treatment becomes the key differentiator for the future. As customer journeys become increasingly diverse, automotive players must focus on systematically bringing customer care to the next level. [...]

Two Realities for Renewables

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Energy & Utilities September 2013

Two Realities for Renewables

The Search for Profit in a Booming Industry

Large scale commercial deployment of renewable energy is now a reality – hydro and geothermal power are well established, the growth of wind and solar capacity continues to be dramatic; while the fall in the cost of solar power has been so spectacular that it threatens to disrupt the established electricity generation industry and profoundly change the energy landscape. [...]

Getting Ready for New Network Regulation

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Energy & Utilities September 2013

Getting Ready for New Network Regulation

From Input Based Regulation to Individual Regulatory Objectives and Performance Evaluation

The European energy sector is facing significant changes which require regulatory authorities to adopt innovative approaches based on individualized regulatory methodologies. [...]

Handle with Care

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Energy & Utilities August 2013

Handle with Care

Fulfilling the Strategic Goals of Asset Intensive Organizations

As the role of asset management increased, it became a key success factor in any capital intensive business. Putting asset management in the centre of organization can generate double-digit savings. [...]

Mega-Aviation Cities’ Project

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Travel & Transportation August 2013

Mega-Aviation Cities’ Project

Giant Battles on the Ground… to Win the War in the Skies

In the context of rapid growth in world air traffic and increasing connectivity, the airport industry stands at the cornerstone of its brief history. Airports are facing higher competition in all their target business segments, which is far away from the traditional image of “local monopolies.” [...]

The Future of Medtech

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Healthcare August 2013

The Future of Medtech

Applying the Power of Innovation

In the medtech industry new products stand for a large share of profits. The Arthur D. Little recent global Innovation Excellence study identified that innovation systems impact significantly the profitability and the time-to-market for new product development thus demanding high performance in this domain.  [...]

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