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The WHY strategy: there is no strategy without meaning

In our changing business environment we need new strategic reasons to exist

What does your company bring to the world? Companies and their CEOs often have clear visions of “what” they do: they know their products – names, features and functional benefits. However, they have more limited and inexplicit expressions of “why” they do what they do in today’s world.

Strategy, Operations management

5G deployment models are crystallizing

Opportunities for telecom operators to facilitate new business ecosystems

5G comes with the promise of unseen services and futuristic use cases. Telecom operators and other industry players are making big bets on next-generation services. 5G will bring new interactive and immersive experiences to customers.

Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

What the customer wants!

From Networking to Network PaaS

In the recent past, information technologies operated in static infrastructure silos. However, mass adoption of the cloud delivery model has irreversibly changed enterprises’ expectations of how IT infrastructure services should be built, provisioned and priced.

Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Food & Beverage in Spain

Consumer shifts will unlock further growth

Executive summary

Changes are occurring in the food & beverage industry regarding consumers providing opportunities to unlock growth.

In Arthur D. Little, we summarize them in four key trends:

Consumer goods & retail

Diversification in the Era of Convergence

Responding to the opportunities and threats of industry convergence

Executive summary
Strategy, Organization & transformation

China’s commercial aircraft take-off

Arthur D. Little looks at the recent development of the Chinese commercial aircraft industry

For the global aeronautical industry, China represents the largest commercial opportunity of the coming 10 years, and the biggest competitive threat for the decades to follow. Arthur D. Little reviews the development of the Chinese aeronautical industry, which recently accelerated with the...

Aerospace & defense, Travel & transportation

Iran: Ready for a telecom leapfrog

With growth factors aligned, Iran might be on the verge of a digital transformation

Globally the telecom industry has undergone rapid change, driven by an increasing share of data and ICT revenues for operators. Even though Iran still lags in fixed and mobile broadband development, there has been rapid growth in recent years.
We believe there is a sizable opportunity for...

Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

The Digital Century: where is value headed in the digital sp

With supporting conditions, Europe can regain a leadership role in this fast-growing ecosystem.

The digital industry has been through a lot of turbulence in the last 15 years, since the Internet bubble burst after the dot-com boom. Customer usage has changed radically, technology has been regularly upgraded and new players have emerged.
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME) Digital transformation & analytics

The ultimate battle in the sky

Arthur D. Little explores the future development of long-haul air travel

Since the mid 2000s the air-transport industry has been in an era of hyper-competition. Medium-haul has been irreversibly disrupted, and the sector has become a mass-market industry. Now airlines are preparing for the next battle in the sky: the fight for the long-haul traveler. With lower...

Aerospace & defense, Travel & transportation

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