Emerging Markets

April 2016
As US-Cuba relations improve, many companies are showing interest—with good reason. Cuba’s economy has the potential for significant growth in the long term.
February 2016
Many MNCs need to undertake a fundamental transformation in emerging markets. By starting with one local operation, they can develop a robust methodology for subsequent rollouts.
December 2015
Despite its slowing economy, demographic, social, and technology trends ensure that China will remain one of the world’s fastest-growing consumer markets for the foreseeable future.

Innovation & Growth

April 2016
Corporate venturing is entrenched in the corporate landscape, and companies are expanding their repertoire of venturing tools. Here’s how to make the most of them.
December 2015
Markets are changing faster than ever, and global innovators are vying for competitive advantage by accelerating their processes—and their adoption of new technologies.
June 2014
There’s more to innovation than internal R&D and traditional M&A. Incubators, accelerators, corporate venturing, and strategic partnerships can kick-start innovation—and growth—at your company.

Financial Services

April 2016
Rising customer expectations and intensifying competition are spurring banks and insurers to overhaul their digital capabilities. What are the critical steps to success?
November 2015
Most financial institutions are launching digital initiatives, but too often they don’t have the right people and organization to capture the full potential of their efforts.
Energy
April 2016
The system for financing the electrical grid around the world is eroding. Utilities must adapt by reducing grid costs and changing their investment planning processes.
March 2016
Oil and gas companies face a far wider—potentially more severe—spectrum of cyberthreats than companies in most other industries.
February 2016
Can the world’s leading international oil and gas companies turn a crisis of value creation into an opportunity to reinvent business models?

Digital Transformation

April 2016
Simplifying IT is an essential task for any IT organization that wants to stay competitive. It is also a critical foundation of digital transformation.
March 2016
Corporate IT departments could play a vital role in their companies’ digital campaigns. But to secure that position, they will have to develop new capabilities and expertise.
September 2015
Companies that have delayed implementing digital technology need to get off the sidelines. A three-step transformation framework can help them determine where to start, how to manage the process, and how to generate sustainable progress.
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.
Consumer & Retail
April 2016
Small and midsize producers targeting US consumers’ growing enthusiasm for protein-rich foods and healthier eating were among the top-performing food and beverage companies in 2016.
April 2016
The offerings of most grocery chains are costlier and more complex than they need to be. Here’s how grocers can shake up their operating models.