Publications

  • Consulting Magazine's annual "Top 25 Consultants, 2014"

    May 01, 2014 | Private Equity | Consulting Magazine | Media mention

    Bain & Company partner and Global Head of the Private Equity practice, Hugh MacArthur, was highlighted as one of Consulting Magazine's "Top 25 Consultants of 2014." MacArthur helped to found the firm's Private Equity practice more than twenty years ago.

  • Mobile Payments: The Next Step in a Bank's Digital Journey

    April 16, 2014 | Banking | Bain Brief

    Many banks have been slow to invest in mobile payments technology, but it is the next logical step in a bank’s digital journey. As mobile payments hit the mainstream, bankers should offer their customers a compelling value proposition, such as financial management tools. If they don’t others are

  • Big Data: The organizational challenge

    March 11, 2014 | Organization | Business Day

    Industry analysts and media observers are hyping Big Data as the next big thing for every enterprise, and many companies have been rushing to climb on board. But is building an advanced analytics capability really worth the investment?

  • Managing Initiative Overload

    March 06, 2014 | Bain Decide & Deliver | Bain Brief

    When you're overwhelmed with initiatives, you can't contribute to good, fast decision making. Here’s a practical set of guidelines to prevent initiative overload when possible and mitigate its effects when not.

  • Mobile Payments: Finally Ready to Take Off?

    February 05, 2014 | Technology | Bain Brief

    In a broad survey across Western Europe and the US, consumers told Bain that although they are concerned about security and privacy, they are willing to try mobile payments—provided they see some benefits such as more convenience or better value. Banks, retailers and tech companies that act now to

  • Bain & Company strengthens worldwide partner group with the promotion of 32 business consultants

    January 09, 2014 | Press release

    Bain & Company continues to bolster its global expertise, promoting 32 consultants to partner in recognition of their outstanding contributions to client successes and the professional development of the firm’s teams.

  • Integrating cultures after a merger

    December 11, 2013 | Mergers & Acquisitions | Bain Brief

    The key reason for the failure of so many mergers and acquisitions? Culture clash. Companies’ values and ways of working are just too different. Now, however, experienced acquirers have developed powerful tools for managing and measuring cultural integration—tools that pave the way to deal success.

  • U.S. school systems miss the mark for developing talent into leadership roles

    December 09, 2013 | Social and Public Sector | Press release

    Survey of More Than 4,000 Principals, Assistant Principals, Teacher Leaders and Teachers Finds that the Most Talented People in their Districts are not in School Leadership Positions

  • Using Big Data can yield big results for companies

    November 27, 2013 | Technology | The National

    Early adopters of Big Data analytics have gained a significant lead over the rest of the corporate world.

  • Bain & Company names Erika Serow Retail Practice head for North America

    November 25, 2013 | Retail | Press release

    Bain & Company, the global business and management consultancy, has named Erika Serow as its new Retail Practice head for the Americas region, effective January 1, 2014.