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Reimagining telco operations in a hyper-digital world

How can telcos achieve the next efficiency frontier through digital technologies?

Organizations in today’s digital age are witnessing technology trends that are profoundly reshaping value chains across industries. Digitalization is an all-pervasive trend acting as the disruptor-in-chief of business and operating models across converging industries. The telecom industry, which is...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Strategy

Electric vehicles and electric utilities

A clear opportunity with many shapes

While several stakeholders are supportive of the widespread adoption of electric vehicles, we have looked specifically at electric utilities to understand the opportunities that such a change in the transportation landscape can generate, and define the key questions to be addressed in order to...
Automotive, Utilities & alternative energy

Who dares to take the “monkey” on their shoulder?

Why energy companies struggle to make decisions, and what they can do about it

Companies can evolve as long as people in steering positions maintain an entrepreneurial spirit. If no entrepreneurial decisions are made anymore, growth stagnates and organizations end up administrating themselves. In a world of stable energy prices and regulated markets, for energy companies...
Utilities & alternative energy, Organization & transformation

Ambidextrous Organizations – Build sustainable organizational adv

Achieve a tailored organizational equilibrium that delivers speed & creativity as well as scale & productivity!

Today’s competitive and highly volatile environment calls for a new kind of flexibility that is not covered by conventional organizational wisdom. Corporate strategies specifically address implications of changing customer requirements, market developments, digitalization, etc., but most often lack...
Organization & transformation

Effective corporate risk governance

Mastering risk governance in an increasingly uncertain and fast-changing world

Failures in risk governance are visible on a daily basis through “breaking news” stories which demonstrate limitations in the effectiveness of typical approaches to risk management. The evolving business environment – breakthrough innovations, new security risks, accelerated diversification of...
Risk

Successfully embarking on the Omnichannel journey

Information about what we as customers want to know, do or get, as well as reviews, comparisons and deals are available via the devices we use at every point throughout the day: that is what “Omnichannel” is about. Find out about the  five key components in building a successful Omnichannel...
Technology & innovation management

Beating the odds

Collaboration strategies will bring success in a competitive environment

The world is undergoing unprecedented changes. As competitive landscapes are being transformed and unprecedented chunks of value are being redistributed from former leaders to web-scale platform players, the importance of understanding, learning from and adapting to the new environment becomes...
Strategy

CDO versus CIO –a non-zero-sum game

How a fruitful tension can be created from the imminent conflict between CDO and CIO

Digital units – savior of innovation?In recent years digital business units and subsidiaries have been booming across industries to set up organizations for the digital future: the aims of the new units are widespread, from development of new digital business models to building up of digital...
Technology & innovation management, Information management

LNG still in transit

Change continues in the LNG industry, but the pace is evolution, not revolution

The LNG industry finds itself today in a very different situation than was expected 10 years ago. Several key disruptions have occurred: shale gas turned the US from an LNG importer into an LNG exporter, imports to Japan boomed to replace nuclear electricity production after Fukushima, and European...
Oil & gas

Generating business value from data

Safeguarding reputation and improving efficiency through data-driven risk models

With advances in technology, companies are now collecting far greater quantities of data about their business processes and assets than before. However, existing assurance processes rarely benefit from this data, which limits access to richer insight and may lead to false assurance on...
Risk