new product development � organizing identify customer needs

Insights

Select your office

Reports

The green light at the end of the tunnel

The adjective “life-changing” has become something of a cliché in the popular media – you can win a life-changing sum of money in a competition, or you can experience a life-changing event, such as a serious illness. After such an event you have a strong sense that you can’t go back to how things...

The Green Gambit – Investing for corporate strategic advantage in the post-...

The pandemic has transformed the environment for green investment, unlocking new opportunities as governments, corporates and investors all take a fresh look at their priorities. As this article explains, now is the time for companies to adopt a new focus on nurturing disruptive innovations, making...

Green energy – How to outsmart disruption and future-proof business models

With more robust global political climate ambitions, green growth is an increasing driver of greater value for energy and utility companies, as well as for corporates across all sectors. With 2020 a green watershed, the authors outline key opportunities that leaders need to seize to futureproof...

The Future of Mobility postCOVID-19 – Turning a crisis into an opportunity

Deserted city roads and empty buses and trains were among the most striking images from pandemic lockdowns around the world. However, successful cities have a gift for adapting to radically changing circumstances – how can the crisis be used to drive more sustainable, resilient, human-centric...

On the threshold of a revolution – New opportunities for telcos in the...

5G promises to transform customer entertainment, enabling completely new, immersive, real-time experiences. How can companies harness 5G to meet changing consumer demands? The authors explain key trends and opportunities and, in particular, how telcos can use their 5G strengths to build leadership...

The Digital Nation – Lessons in building a successful digital economy

The pandemic has turbocharged digitalization across industries and countries, stress testing existing national strategies and bringing any gaps and shortcomings into sharp focus. Drawing on the example of digital leader Sweden, this article focuses on the wider lessons that every country can learn...

The global AI arms race - How nations can avoid being left behind

Artificial intelligence promises to have the same disruptive effect on today’s global economy as electricity in the 19th century. This has led governments to focus heavily on how they can unlock AI’s potential within their countries. Based on in-depth research, this article outlines the current...

CEO interview – Driving down emissions in the telecoms industry

An interview with Timotheus Höttges, CEO, Deutsche Telekom AGTimotheus Höttges has been CEO of Deutsche Telekom since January 2014. Among many other responsibilities, he oversees DT’s goals of reducing its CO2 emissions by 90 percent by 2030 and having the complete value chain climate neutral by...

Business in the post-lockdown era

As we write in late May 2020, lockdowns are slowly lifting across the regions most affected by COVID-19. Global news media are awash with content on every possible aspect of the process, from personal tragedies and local heroes all the way through to global economics and geopolitics. Many consumers...

Strategy: How to cope with the uncertainties of tomorrow’s new world

Planning for the future has never been more difficult given the unstable and uncertain global environment that businesses face at both a macro and micro level. Based on insights from client conversations and internal experts, we outline the range of potential scenarios organizations could face,...