• Rebooting IT: Why Financial Institutions Need a New Technology Model

    September 03, 2014 | Bain Brief

    Old IT models are unlikely to deliver the competitive edge that banks, insurers and wealth management firms need from technology. Most will need a complete reboot if they want to emerge as digital leaders.

  • Remove trade barriers - Bain Mexico City

    August 14, 2014 | Industrial Goods and Services | Reforma

    Current restrictive regulations are an obstacle for trade, particularly for agricultural goods. In a world where 12.5% of the population suffers from malnutrition, the fact that 30% of perishable goods are lost in transport is alarming.

  • Focus on the Customer

    August 13, 2014 | Bain Brief

    Many companies try to offer something to everybody. But the leaders take a different approach: they define their "design target" customers, tailor their products and services to appeal to these customers, and focus their organization to deliver exactly what these customers most value.

  • Once ratified, new trade deal easing cross-border flow of goods could reduce world hunger

    August 06, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    Globally, up to 1.3 billion tons of food are lost or wasted each year because of unnecessary trade barriers, and hunger is a dramatic consequence. Even cutting that figure in half would make a significant contribution to reducing world hunger.

  • Removing the Trade Obstacles

    August 05, 2014 | Jakarta Post

    Globally, up to 1.3 billion tons of food are lost or wasted each year because of unnecessary trade barriers, and hunger is a dramatic consequence.

  • Removing Trade Obstacles That Promote Hunger

    July 14, 2014 |

    Currently 30% of food produced is lost or wasted between farm and fork, but The Trade Facilitation agreement could create faster customs procedures that will impact world hunger, environmental sustainability and economic development.

  • Simplify to Grow in Telecommunications

    July 09, 2014 | Bain Brief

    Telecom companies can spot complexity by identifying the pain points suffered by customers and employees. Leaders focus on eliminating the underlying causes to deliver a better customer experience and lay the groundwork for the next round of growth.

  • Data value extraction

    July 01, 2014 | CEO Forum

    The rise of pervasive computing devices and new analytic tools is opening new possibilities in the oil and gas industry.

  • The New El Dorado: Opportunities in Mexico's Energy Reform

    June 30, 2014 | Bain Brief

    Mexico’s energy reforms represent a tectonic shift in a country that has until now closely regulated private-company participation in the oil and gas and power industries. Under new rules, international and domestic companies will have much greater latitude to participate in the energy sector,

  • Customer Loyalty and the Digical Transformation in P&C and Life Insurance: Global Edition 2014

    June 18, 2014 | Financial Services | Bain Brief

    Bain’s new survey of 158,400 consumers in 18 countries sheds light on how various customer segments perceive their P&C and life carriers; what customers want from their carriers and how they behave; and how different distribution channels influence loyalty. The report discusses four specific steps