Publications

  • Organizing for a Digital World

    February 08, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Virtually all large companies, even those in old-line industries such as machinery and agriculture, have gone digital to some extent. But at many companies the efforts are falling far short of their potential.

  • How CMOs Can Get—and Keep—Their Marketing Mix Right

    February 07, 2018 | Bain Brief

    All CMOs have access to the same tools, but the leaders focus on the full range of conditions necessary for results.

  • Insurgency from the Inside

    February 06, 2018 | Bain Brief

    One group of incumbents does have the ability to keep ahead of the upstarts: the companies that have kept a Founder’s Mentality®. They maintain speed and agility, and have avoided becoming bogged down by bureaucratic processes and organizational complexity.

  • Digital Strategy for Utilities

    January 31, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Understanding the disruptive forces changing the electricity sector can help executives focus on the most promising opportunities.

  • Post-Holiday Recap and Resolutions for 2018

    January 18, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Retail sales this holiday season rose an impressive 5.6%, far above most predictions. Here are six resolutions for how retailers can invest to carry their momentum into 2018 and beyond.

  • How Robot Taxis Will Change Mobility Over the Next 10 Years

    January 10, 2018 | World Economic Forum

    A silent revolution is arriving on our streets—autonomous vehicles could make up 30% or more of the market by 2030.

  • The Strategy, Science and Psychology of Holiday Promotions

    December 21, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Holiday sales are exceeding expectations. But how much are promotions helping retailers achieve this high growth?

  • Countdown to Christmas: Tech the Halls

    November 30, 2017 | Bain Brief

    We recap the Thanksgiving weekend’s sales results and examine how retailers are reshaping the customer experience with new technologies.

  • Flex or Fail: Why Adaptive Companies Hold the Advantage in Digital

    November 29, 2017 | Bain Brief

    The most adaptive organizations take four measures to put the right people and resources towards the most important opportunities.

  • In Chemicals, Great Strategy Beats Great Markets

    November 29, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Investing to outperform in core markets proves more rewarding than chasing after exciting new ones.