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Electric mobility roll-out in Latin America

ADL explores success factors for premium BEV roll-out in Latin America

Market introduction of full battery electric vehicles (BEVs) is, in many aspects, more complex than launching regular internal combustion engine cars (ICEs), and therefore represents a challenge in itself. However, it is an even greater challenge in emerging markets, where importers and dealers...
Automotive

Driving transformation in research & technology organizations

Using key performance indicators to catalyze change

Research and Technology Organizations (RTOs) are under growing pressure to stay abreast of rapidly evolving business or national science and technology priorities and to demonstrate greater impact. They therefore undergo continual strategic and operational change to adapt, but in some cases,...
Organization & transformation, Technology & innovation management

Moving from “Best Practice” to “Next Practice”

How to drive effective transformation

We are constantly bombarded with the message that we are living through a period of unprecedented change; that technology is rewriting the rule book across all industries; that any organization that fails to fully master technology will become commoditized, obsolete, or extinct; and that the only...
Technology & innovation management, Digital problem solving

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

The race to gigabit fiber

Gigabit fiber is driving take-up of new services

We increasingly see deployment of applications and services provisioned by underlying gigabit broadband. This is enabling people, machines, and applications to collaborate effectively and intelligently in order to enhance quality of life, improve our mobility, grow our economies and empower our...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Risk as a value generator

Optimizing risk-based decision-making using a “Total Cost of Risk” approach

Boards and investors of leading corporations are now taking more active and questioning positions on risk management. Striking a balance between the potential opportunities unlocked by appropriate risk-taking and potential losses requires expertise and a clear risk management strategy that is...
Risk

Planning strategic competences of the future

HR long-term strategic planning as a key enabler of company success

Different companies from different industries have been linking HR planning with corporate strategy, but how could HR become an enabler of success?While most often, HR planning is focused on workload management and the short term (or at least the medium term, according to the strategic planning...
Strategy

The intelligent pharmaceutical supply chain

Enable a superior patient-and-caregiver experience with a leading-edge digital supply chain

The combination of new drugs, new treatments and advanced data analytics solutions creates superior opportunities for patients, making treatment more effective, more affordable and less intrusive, with a positive impact on their quality of life.This evolution will bring fundamental changes in the...
Healthcare & life sciences

Back to Oil!

NOCs & the Indies’ agrarian art of production

Back to Oil ! is an elegy devoted to the oilman’s works and days on the ground, in a world where digitalization makes reality abstract. Excellence comes from the simplicity of concrete gestures and the agrarian rites of oil production. The perpetuity of the National Oil Companies facing maturity...
Oil & gas