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.
January 2015
Big data and advanced analytics represent the next frontier of supply chain innovation. Three areas offer high potential.

Corporate Strategy

February 2016
Four steps will ensure that a corporate spin-off delivers the kind of value that investors expect—for both the newly independent business and the initiating company.
January 2016
What company wouldn’t want to be a good corporate parent? Three experts explain what it takes to create an effective corporate-parenting strategy.
September 2014
Deciding to divest is the first decision. Determining how to unlock the full value of the asset being shed is an additional, often more complicated, step.

Social Impact

February 2016
A revolution in philanthropy is brewing, driven by Silicon Valley’s young tech billionaires. Their approach—which emphasizes data, transparency, speed, and impact—could mark a new chapter in philanthropic giving.
October 2014
The types of strategies that made Microsoft successful can enable a philanthropic organization to make a difference.

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 CES trade show in Las Vegas.
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.