Transformation

September 2015
Companies that have delayed implementing digital technology need to get off the sidelines. By applying a three-step transformation framework, they can build up their digital capabilities through real-world experience.
September 2015
These case studies illustrate how companies in every industry can capitalize on digital by launching small-scale projects and building up their capabilities through real-world experience.
August 2015
Global corporations are launching transformations left and right. But many of them don’t succeed. Why? Personnel problems, usually. Here’s how to avoid five common HR pitfalls.
July 2015
Without an explicit focus on getting their IT function fit, organizations will struggle to reap the rewards of a technology-enabled transformation.

Metals & Mining

August 2015
Creating value remains a challenge for mining companies. Productivity programs that focus only on efficiency in physical assets are not enough.
June 2015
Mineral exploration worldwide is in crisis. Mining companies that shift their focus from productivity to an integrated approach that restores greenfield exploration will come out ahead.
August 2015

While many still believe that a near- to medium-term price recovery will revalidate mining companies’ current business models, BCG has a more bearish perspective.

Value Creators

August 2015
What’s next for engineering, construction, and services companies as oil prices head south? The industry is in for a long, tough slog—just like the past few years.
July 2015

The 2015 BCG Value Creators rankings list the top ten companies worldwide and in 27 industrial sectors on the basis of TSR performance for the five years from 2010 through 2014.

July 2015

When it comes to value creation, companies can learn a lot from those that deliver superior TSR relative to their peers despite strong economic headwinds. 

Big Data & Beyond
Technology & Talent

Digital Infrastructure

July 2015

U.S. companies benefit greatly from the single global Internet that connects businesses, customers, suppliers, partners, and others. But suppose for a moment that the connection was broken. 

April 2015
Analyzing the major causes of e-friction and how different countries have addressed similar challenges reveals ways to “grease the wheels” of the Internet economy.
March 2015
There will be more than 1 billion new Internet users by 2020. Will the digital infrastructure be able to keep up with demand?