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The laboratory of the future

Industrial research and development has been transformed by factors such as globalization, specialization and open innovation. To meet growing challenges, R&D needs to change again to create the laboratory of the future, which will focus on putting people at the heart of innovation. We explore...
Technology & innovation management

Managing clinical trials during COVID-19 and beyond

A new, groundbreaking predictive analytical approach which can be deployed in a few weeks to cope with the current crisis, and has the broader...

One of the many consequences of the COVID-19 crisis has been difficulty in continuing to enroll and run clinical trials, which typically involve large numbers of people interacting in multiple geographies. Arthur D. Little (ADL) has pioneered and deployed a new, risk-based predictive analytical...
Healthcare & life sciences, Technology & innovation management, Digital problem solving

Legacy transformation dilemma

How to minimize risks and accelerate returns

Digital competitors have raised the bar and are forcing incumbents from virtually every industry into huge transformation programs. To win this race for digitalization, incumbents are investing vast amounts of resources into multi-year programs that require them to change the engine with the train...
Organization & transformation, Technology & innovation management

The Age of Collaboration II

Startups + corporates = pain or gain?

Technology & innovation management, Corporate finance

The next generation of corporate incubators

While large organizations have enthusiastically embraced the creation of in-house corporate incubators to identify and support breakthrough growth opportunities with start-ups, the results have been disappointing for many. This article argues that to overcome these challenges and successfully scale...
Technology & innovation management

RPA: Robotic Process Automation

Ramp-up your virtual workforce

Executive Briefing Series An 8-part series to be updated weekly from July to September 2019 RPA is changing the way processes are automated. In the following guide we will give insights what RPA is, what can be expected by RPA – now and in future - and how to enable a fast operationalization...
Technology & innovation management, Digital company transformation, Operations management

The Space Agency of the Future

The space agency in the era of Space 4.0: A key space sector enabler

The space sector has been increasingly moving from specialized activity within the domain of superpowers and large industrial conglomerates and corporations to a more democratized and accessible undertaking. The spur of new actors, both public and private, as well as emerging space countries,...
Aerospace & defense, Technology & innovation management

Innovation purpose

Innovation is central to success for businesses today, yet many large, asset-heavy companies with decentralized business units struggle to combine R&D agility with common, clearly communicable corporate strategies. This article, based on experience at a large global energy company, explains how...
Technology & innovation management

Can food and beverage leaders find their footing?

A new approach yields faster, lower-risk innovation

New growth outside the core business is at the top of the CEO agenda for many companies in mature sectors. Large food and beverage companies are in a race to increase the “rate of change,” deploying a variety of strategies to stay flexible, broaden their product portfolio, and keep their brands...
Consumer goods & retail, Technology & innovation management

Corporate/ start-up collaboration

How to get the most out of it?

Why is it important for large corporations to work with start-ups?It’s well known that businesses are being disrupted faster than ever before. Innovation launch and adoption cycles are dropping. For credit cards to reach 100 million users? 25 years. Online banking? 10 years. WhatsApp? 2 years....
Technology & innovation management