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IT Governance Wins You the Battle

Arthur D. Little study shows 40 per cent of CEOs and CIOs want to overhaul IT governance

The Arthur D. Little IT Governance Study examined IT governance at 63 large corporations. The study found that, as a result of limited satisfaction with existing IT governance, 47% of corpora­tions intend to rework their IT governance, as figure 1 shows. IT governance: a key management lever for...
Information management

Innovation Culture

Maintaining a Strong Innovation Culture During a Downturn

With speculation of an economic slowdown enough to bring some organisations' R&D investment to a grinding halt, a new report released by Arthur D. Little today warns businesses that, even when times are tough, innovation capacity cannot be first place to wield the cost-cutting axe.
Technology & innovation management

Innovationsmanagement im EVU

Auf Basis der Ergebnisse der 8. Globalen Innovation Excellence Studie stellt dieser Insight die Steigerung der Innovationsfähigkeit bei Energieversorgungsunternehmen in den Mittelpunkt. Vor dem Hintergrund der dringend benötigten neuen Geschäftsmodelle bei den Energieversorgern, sind für sie fünf...
Utilities & alternative energy

Value Added Logistics

Innovation in logistics reaps clear benefits

While innovation has always been judged as the growth engine of society, in the field of logistics its importance is still underestimated. However, a recent study by the European Logistics Association (ELA) and Arthur D. Little shows that innovation excellence in logistics does lead to significant...
Travel & transportation

Post-Merger Integration of R&D

Reaping the full potential of post-merger integration

Technology & innovation management

The Art of Systematic Surveillance

Intelligence Management – "To be defeated is forgivable, to be surprised is not!"

"Great leadership isn’t about solving problems after the fact, but foreseeing potential problems and eliminating them before they occur" Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, once said. Intelligence Management is a systematic approach that leverages both internal and external...
Technology & innovation management

“Make IT Faster, Better, Cheaper”

IT Industrialization as a Performance Booster

Against this background Arthur D. Little has developed an IT Industrialization Model that shows how levers such as standardization and automation can help achieve first class IT operations. With cost saving potentials of up to 30%, zero touch operations is the name of the game, referring to fully...
Information management

Pathways to Innovation Excellence

Results of a Global Study by Arthur D. Little

Our follow up study of Innovation Excellence (released in Feb 2013) is also available here.
Technology & innovation management

Arthur D. Little’s Global Innovation Excellence Survey

Getting a Better Return on Your Innovation Investment

Uniquely, this study explores in some depth the processes and approaches used by companies for innovation management, shows how these contribute to innovation success, and enables participating companies to benchmark themselves against their peers. Drawing on over 650 responses across 2010 and...
Marketing & sales

Lean & Agile für eine effiziente F&E

Entwicklungszeiten und Produktlebenszyklen werden immer weiter verkürzt und die Profitabilität von Entwicklungsprojekten erhöht. Der anhaltende Preis- und Wettbewerbsdruck lässt hier keine Atempause zu und führt eine konventionelle Produktentwicklung zunehmend an ihre Grenzen. Hinzu kommt, dass...
Technology & innovation management