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Operations

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Manufacturing

January 2017
Shifting economics have enabled direct manufacturing costs in the US to reach parity with those in China. To capitalize on this, the US must act.

Industry 4.0

December 2016
Managers who have relied on trusted rules of thumb to make complex decisions now have a powerful alternative. Advanced analytics can improve decision making and unlock significant value.
December 2016
The winners will approach the race to Industry 4.0 as a series of sprints but manage their program as a marathon.
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.
September 2016
Advances in technology are poised to revolutionize the provision of services. Service companies must make well-informed choices along a continuum of options to determine the right transformation path.
April 2015
Industry 4.0 will make production systems up to 30% faster and 25% more efficient and elevate mass customization to new levels.

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.
Procurement
Cost & Efficiency

Lean Advantage

December 2015
Leading general contractors have applied a lean approach, significantly reducing completion times and costs, boosting their company-wide margins, and enhancing quality and safety.