by The Boston Consulting Group


Technology & Digital

December 2016
Successful digital companies make explicit design changes in five dimensions of their businesses: customer experience, product and service offerings, ecosystems, control and alignment mechanisms, and ways of working.


December 2016
Manufacturers are selectively implementing elements of the factory of the future. Those that transition to full-scale adoption will usher in a new era of industrial operations.
November 2016
By improving the management of maintenance, repair, and operations processes, companies can reduce costs, boost plant and worker productivity, improve product quality, and reduce inventories.
May 2016
German and US companies have high ambitions for Industry 4.0, but they need to accelerate their efforts in order to achieve their goals, according to a BCG study.

Economic Development

November 2016
Despite recent increases in its wealth and in the well-being of its people, Peru must make a greater effort to break out of the middle of the global pack.
August 2016
These two very different countries are at different stages of economic and political development, but they have similar growth trajectories.
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.
Transportation & Logistics
November 2016
Container repositioning is the bane of every carrier. But it doesn’t have to be. Online marketplaces can help carriers find container interchange opportunities and radically reduce repositioning costs.
September 2016
The advent of AVs could affect passenger rail travel as profoundly as the automobile did 125 years ago. Rail executives should take four actions to prepare for an AV future.
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?