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Deutsche Bahn must cope with quality management problems

Germany’s rail traffic continues to be the focus of newspaper reports. Technical breakdowns, train cancellations and late arrivals are major problems for Deutsche Bahn and annoy its growing number of customers. An analysis by Arthur D. Little leads to the conclusion, that these deficits are the...
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Arthur D. Little: Good Innovation Management Increases...

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Arthur D. Little: E&P companies need to improve...

Mid-sized E&P companies can achieve better business performance through improved technology practices and stronger technology management processes, according to Arthur D. Little’s latest viewpoint “Technology Applications in Mid-Sized Oil and Gas Companies.” The assessment reviews a group of...
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Utilities & alternative energy

Arthur D. Little: Failures in telecom policy and regulation...

The telecom industry, governments and regulators need to move decisively to fiber in order to support future economic growth, states Arthur D. Little in its new report, “National Fiber Strategies: National economic imperative or just another private industry task?” There are clear economic...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Arthur D. Little: Decisive National Fiber strategies needed...

The telecom industry, governments and regulators need to move decisively to fiber in order to support future economic growth, states Arthur D. Little (ADL) in its new report, “National Fiber Strategies: National economic imperative or just another private industry task?” There are clear economic...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Arthur D. Little Creates Strategy for Healthcare Launch...

Launch excellence can shorten time-to-market and deliver additional sales

After years of low productivity, R&D in leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies is starting to deliver on its promises; the number of New Molecular Entities (NMEs) approved by the US FDA has leveled out and biotech companies’ share prices are rising, indicating profitable business models....
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Healthcare & life sciences

Using the mass – new possibilities for growth through crowd...

In recent years, the term “crowd innovation” has been used many times in the press, articles and companies. It describes the process of sourcing ideas and solutions from a large crowd of people. Arthur D. Little has defined an implementation approach for crowd innovation initiatives.  In this...
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Sticky time for ‘idea jams’

An article written by Rick Eagar, Partner at Arthur D. Little about innovation. The article draws on the results of Arthur D. Little’s 8th Global Innovation Excellence Study, which sought to explore the processes and approaches used by companies for innovation management, show how these companies...
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Arthur D. Little and Exane BNP Paribas: 4G LTE is a must-...

Telecoms industry faces revenue decline of -1.8% through to 2016

Moving to 4G LTE is a no-brainer for European telecoms operators but is unlikely to restore better pricing conditions in the European mobile industry. This is the key finding of 4G – going faster, but where?, the 12th edition of the joint annual telecoms report from global management consultancy...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Arthur D. Little: Good Innovation Management Increases...

Despite worsening performance, companies increasingly satisfied

Innovation performance is now significantly worse than three years ago, yet top innovators still regularly achieve up to 13% points more EBIT than average performers. These are key findings from management consultancy Arthur D. Little’s (ADL) 8th Global Innovation Excellence Study, a cross-industry...
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Technology & innovation management