Arthur D. Little’s Global Innovation Excellence Survey

Download PDF, 2.7 MB

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

Technology & Innovation Management February 2013

Arthur D. Little’s Global Innovation Excellence Survey

Getting a Better Return on Your Innovation Investment

Arthur D. Little completed its 8th Global Innovation Excellence Study, a global, cross-industry survey of trends and best practices in innovation management. [...]

Cloud from Telcos: Business distraction or a key to growth?

Download PDF, 1.2 MB

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

TIME February 2013

Cloud from Telcos: Business distraction or a key to growth?

Open action point: Make Cloud a sustainable growth reality for Telcos!

Cloud service revenues are passing 75bn USD a year globally and Cloud continues to be at the top of minds of IT managers and CIOs globally as well as those striving for growth opportunities in Telco portfolios. [...]

Energy Efficiency

Download PDF, 0.9 MB

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

Manufacturing January 2013

Energy Efficiency

Capture growth while managing the risk of over-engineering

There is a clear trend towards improved energy efficiency in industrial products and systems. The trend is driven more by market factors than by governmental intervention. Leading companies are setting energy efficiency targets and launch development programs to deliver more energy efficient products and systems. [...]

The Economics of Telecoms in France, 2012 edition

Download PDF, 1.4 MB

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

TIME December 2012

The Economics of Telecoms in France, 2012 edition

Arthur D. Little study “The Economics of Telecoms in France” is focused on Telecoms health.

The study analyses the 2006-2011 period and draws four conclusions:

  • The telecom industry is at the core of society and economy
  • Telecoms are a major driver in the development of the digital economy
  • In France, telecom operators’ performance is declining under strong regulatory, tax and competitive pressures
  • An ambitious and consistent industrial policy for telecoms is required at both French and European levels
[...]

Inbound Supply Chain Development: being in charge beyond the first supplier interface

Download PDF, 1.0 MB

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

Operations Management December 2012

Inbound Supply Chain Development: being in charge beyond the first supplier interface

How to develop lean and agile supply chains

As manufacturing companies shift towards buying on a system level rather than component level, driven by outsourcing and low cost sourcing strategy, the inbound supply chain becomes somewhat of a “black box” with little transparency beyond the first tier supplier interface. [...]

U-Channel Retail

Download PDF, 1.9 MB

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

Consumer Goods December 2012

U-Channel Retail

“Ubiquitous, Universal and Unique”

The retail landscape is undergoing major changes driven by external trends and due to a challenging economic environment, spending and recovery continues to be challenging. [...]

Why invest in China now?

Download PDF, 456 KB

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

Strategy & Organization November 2012

Why invest in China now?

The path to success in the fast growing market

In the last decade, China has become an essential player in the world’s economic landscape and has been the favored investment target for countless companies located in the mature markets. Although China has been a driver of economic success for most of these companies, [...]

Catching the Smart Home Opportunity

Download PDF, 595 KB

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

TIME November 2012

Catching the Smart Home Opportunity

Room for Growth for Telecom Operators

Smart Home services are poised for strong growth and represent an attractive opportunity for telecom operators to expand their services and revenue streams. Telcos have several competitive advantages, including their internet gateways, strong customer relationships, and sales and support networks. However, partnerships are essential and timing is critical. [...]

Innovating for Increased Public Transport

Download PDF, 1.9 MB

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

Travel & Transportation November 2012

Innovating for Increased Public Transport

Why system innovation is needed to double the market share of public transport

Doubling the market share of public transport by 2025 is an ambitious objective. It is however a must for many cities worldwide to avoid urban mobility chaos. We argue that the objective is realistic, but will not happen overnight and not by a single stakeholder. [...]

The Business Benefits of 4G LTE

Download PDF, 3.4 MB

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

TIME November 2012

The Business Benefits of 4G LTE

As Information and Communications Technology (ICT) continues to develop, the business world is applying it ever more broadly – and across increasingly diverse applications. Critical to this is the development of mobile communications technology. [...]

| |Bookmark Arthur D. Little