Publications

  • 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.

  • In times of change, let decisions be your guide

    November 12, 2013 | Organization | Forbes.com

    During times of significant change, decision making can feel like juggling chainsaws—while blindfolded and balancing on a large ball.

  • The Big Data boom: Is your company ready?

    October 30, 2013 | Organization | Forbes.com

    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?

  • Big Data: The organizational challenge - Bain Milan

    September 11, 2013 | IT | Bain Brief

    Samsung uses it to power the content recommendation engine on its newest smart TVs. Progressive Insurance relies on it to capture driving behavior, determine customer risk profiles and decide on competitive pricing.

  • Big Data: The Organizational Challenge

    September 11, 2013 | Information Technology | Bain Brief

    Early adopters of Big Data are outperforming competitors on several dimensions. To catch up, other companies need the right people and tools—but they also need to embed Big Data in their organizations. That means spelling out their ambitions, developing analytics skills and mindsets throughout the

  • Results Delivery: Managing the highs and lows of change

    May 08, 2013 | Results Delivery | Bain Brief

    Change creates highs and lows in the people who are affected, and these emotional states are intensified by a variety of normal cognitive biases. But the patterns are predictable, and companies that have mastered change learn to anticipate the mood swings, identify the risks that they create and

  • Bain & Co. to open permanent office in Washington

    May 05, 2013 | The Washington Post | Media mention

    Partner Phil Kleweno, head of Bain & Company's Washington office, discusses the recent addition of D.C. to the Bain & Company office network. Kleweno speaks to the demand in the D.C. market and the opportunities that the new D.C. office presents Bain & Company on the whole.

  • Private Equity's Zombie Problem

    April 23, 2013 | Private Equity | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    As private equity firms begin to struggle themselves, it begs the question: what firms will be able to revamp the troubled portfolios of companies that focus on revamping businesses?