by The Boston Consulting Group

   
      
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Sustainable Development

July 2016
By developing innovative business models, companies can increase people's access to financial services. Doing that will also increase their well-being, according to BCG's Sustainable Economic Development Assessment.
April 2016
Nigeria boasts natural resources and a young, entrepreneurial population. Specific improvements in infrastructure, education, and health will help the country harness those advantages.
March 2016
Vietnam is among the global leaders in converting wealth into the well-being of citizens. But to maintain its rapid progress, the country must address three key challenges.
March 2016
Nobel Laureate A. Michael Spence shares with BCG partner Douglas Beal his views on the importance of good governance.

Marketing & Sales

July 2016
An approach called demand-centric growth helps companies boost revenues and profits and reverse declining sales and margins. It can be applied wherever consumers make choices.
May 2016
Technology can help companies improve customer service by tracking the channels customers have used and the information they’ve shared about their needs and problems.
April 2016
Business executives may say that customers are a priority, but many companies—especially large, established ones—miss the crucial signals that customers provide.

The New Mobility

July 2016
Cities are where self-driving vehicles can fundamentally change—for the better—how people live, work, and get around. The question is, How big will the urban self-driving revolution be?
February 2016
Car sharing is disrupting the automotive market. While not a game changer, it will reduce new-vehicle sales by about 1% by 2021.

Postmerger Integration

June 2016
Large, well-established companies should turn away from the classic PMI and instead embrace a more nuanced postmerger approach—and rejuvenate their potential for growth.
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.
March 2016
How to boost the odds that your M&A deal delivers the value you’re counting on? Start planning early for success—using a proven five-step process.

What's Next for Telcos

July 2016
Streaming video and other apps are fueling unprecedented demand for data. To keep up, while keeping prices down, telcos must embrace a new and very different approach to network upgrades.
June 2016
Operators need to alter their operating model, skill profiles, and organizational structure to make way for the latest trends in network design.
June 2016
Online and on-demand services that enable TV viewing anytime, anywhere offer a tempting—and potentially lucrative—opportunity for telcos.