Supply Chain Excellence

February 2016
Some companies are achieving dramatic returns on their digital investments, thanks to much more powerful technologies—and a set of key strategies.
July 2015
With growing transport congestion a global megatrend, smart companies are taking control of their fate with strategic, game-changing actions that cut time and costs from the supply chain.
January 2015
Big data and advanced analytics represent the next frontier of supply chain innovation. Three areas offer high potential.

Postmerger Integration

February 2016
Amid a wave of consolidation, A&D companies can maximize merger synergies and position the combined company for success from the moment the deal closes.
January 2016
Cultural differences spring from behaviors as well as from values. Leaders who address these differences seriously and promptly are more likely to achieve a successful merger.

Smart Simplicity

January 2016
Smart simplicity, supported by digital tools, can help unleash the productivity and engagement so desperately needed in the modern economy.
March 2014
Conventional management theories and practices are no match for the dizzying complexity that so many managers face. There’s a better approach. It’s called smart simplicity.

Focus on Biopharma

January 2016
Despite general challenges to productivity in biopharma R&D, a few companies continue to excel. The key is their superior organizational effectiveness, which enhances cooperative behavior among R&D staff.

Tech Trends

January 2016
Five observations—which lead to a host of questions for all kinds of companies—topped the collective report card of the BCG team visiting this year's Consumer Electronics Show.
December 2015
If mobile-network providers respond wisely to Wi-Fi First—in which mobile devices rely primarily on Wi-Fi, and cellular merely offers backup—the model may not become disruptive.
September 2015
Industry 4.0 will help people remain in or return to the workforce. More jobs will be gained than lost, but workers will require significantly different skills.
September 2015
The use of advanced industrial robots is nearing takeoff, lowering labor costs, boosting productivity, and changing the competitiveness of major manufacturing economies.