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2018 Technology Trends

Say vs. Do Innovation

While KPCB venture partner Mary Meeker’s annual “Internet Trends“ report does an outstanding job as a ”State of the Digital Nation,” there is no single user manual on the related trends affecting how companies can leverage emerging technology. Often there is asymmetry between the apparent positive...
Technology & innovation management, Digital problem solving, Information management

Why machine learning is crucial

Managing and gaining the most value from big data

This article explores the challenge of managing and gaining the most value from big data. We highlight the increased opportunity associated with larger data sets, while illustrating the limitations of current methods and human intellect across the 4 Vs of big data (volume, velocity, variety, and...
Industrial goods & services, Technology & innovation management, Digital problem solving, Information management

Digitalization trends in the health care industry

ConhIT report: Health care shows great promise for digitalization initiatives

What are the next steps?Show courage regarding technology innovation and tackle digitalization proactively:Take advantage of impulses from technology, openness of both politics and regulation, and increasing customer acceptanceGather experiences with pilot projects in process automation, e.g.,...
Healthcare & life sciences, Technology & innovation management

The Breakthrough Incubator

How to rapidly create and launch a new step-out business

Creating a new step-out business is not easyAchieving the revenue growth that markets expect can be challenging: growth by acquisition is expensive, and organic growth is often too slow and incremental. Therefore, a key priority for global corporations is to improve performance in breakthrough...
Consumer goods & retail, Public services, Technology & innovation management

Innovation through contracting in the oil and gas sector

How contracts with external partners drive innovation in the oil and gas sector

An increasing number of CEOs see innovation as a key lever for growth and critical to achieving sustained competitive advantage across the oil and gas sector. To be more innovative, firms increasingly complement their internal innovation capabilities with solutions, ideas, and technologies from...
Oil & gas, Strategy, Organization & transformation, Technology & innovation management

The Breakthrough Incubator

How to rapidly create and launch new step-out businesses

Achieving the revenue growth that markets expect can be challenging, especially when core business growth prospects are limited, or when disruptions or convergence mean that the company has to move into new or unfamiliar areas. Growth by acquisition is expensive, and organic growth is slow and...
Technology & innovation management

Blockchain technology

Clarifying the hype and demystifying the impact

What to expect?In this series:Blockchain = Technology: Brief explanation of what blockchain isParadigm shift: Analysis of the feasible changes dues to blockchain featuresStrategic impact: Three areas of blockchain impact of businessUse cases today: Materializing potential with blockchain already...
Technology & innovation management, Information management

Executive Roundtable: Digitalization

What are “real-world use cases” of today’s digital-hype technologies?

Arthur D. Little’s sixth executive roundtable on “Digitalization” focused on implementation examples of technology-hype topics in different industry contexts, with emphasis on artificial intelligence (AI), robotics process automation (RPA) and blockchain. The cross-industry discussions revealed...
Technology & innovation management, Digital company transformation

CES2018 report

What you really need to know

Even before the advent of the iPhone, consumer technologies have been leading and impacting the corporate technology landscape. This convergence could be observed best the second week of January, when 1.800.000+ visitors attended the CES® 2018 in Las Vegas to learn from more than 3.900 exhibitors...
Technology & innovation management

Successfully embarking on the Omnichannel journey

Information about what we as customers want to know, do or get, as well as reviews, comparisons and deals are available via the devices we use at every point throughout the day: that is what “Omnichannel” is about. Find out about the  five key components in building a successful Omnichannel...
Technology & innovation management