Three distinct waves of digital disruption have transformed information economics—and are challenging traditional notions of economies of scale. The new strategies this shift enables have the power to break the compromise between efficiency and innovation and to reshape entire industries.
Although not a magic bullet for boosting railway performance, an effective model for allocating subsidies between infrastructure managers and train-operating companies can complement traditional performance-optimization levers.
Commoditization need not be the kiss of death. In fact, some companies that are faced with it flourish. There are five ways out of the doghouse of commoditization, each associated with a distinct competitive environment. Which one is right for you?
Growing demand for high-quality farm outputs, new sociopolitical priorities, changes in farming structures and practices, and developments in biotechnology will promote new business models in agriculture.
Many corporate-transformation efforts fail to deliver lasting competitive advantage. BCG has identified the factors that lead to successful transformations—and the common traps that characterize failures.