• Oil patch works to get its arms around gusher of data

    May 09, 2015 | Advanced Analytics, Oil and Gas | The Houston Chronicle | Media mention

    Oil producers are trying to cultivate analytical technology to turn a growing reservoir of "big data" into digestible chunks of information that engineers can use to extract bigger bounties of crude or even predict when equipment might fail.

  • Removing trade obstacles that promote hunger

    April 22, 2015 | Business Day

    Governments can directly address the legal barriers that hurt the food supply chain and local economies.

  • Understanding the value

    April 15, 2015 | Oilfield Technology

    While some oil and gas companies have invested in their analytics capabilities, many struggle to get their arms around this powerful new opportunity.

  • Tapping cloud's full potential

    April 08, 2015 | Bain Brief

    Average companies put only 18% of their IT workload into the cloud, and even leaders put only about half. Most could get a lot more value from the cloud if they would put more work into it. But many IT departments hesitate because of outdated beliefs about the quality and security of cloud

  • Most companies leave two-thirds of financial benefits on the table when they migrate their workloads to the cloud

    April 08, 2015 | Technology | Press release

    Most companies leave two-thirds of financial benefits on the table when they migrate their workloads to the cloud.

  • Preparing for the coming wave of consolidation in midstream oil and gas

    March 25, 2015 | Bain Brief

    The rapid growth of oil and gas production between 2009 and 2014 in North America spurred a cycle of historic demand for midstream infrastructure. Now, the dramatic fall in oil and gas prices has left operators with about $90 billion less to invest in production growth. Midstream companies are

  • Oil firms are swimming in data they don't use

    March 05, 2015 | Advanced Analytics, Oil and Gas | CNBC | Media mention

    , a partner in Bain's Dallas office, the organizational structure of the typical oil driller can prevent data from flowing freely among decision-makers because the information is handled by three separate groups.

  • Big Data analytics in oil and gas: Converting the promise into value

    December 09, 2014 | Daily News Egypt

    Seismic software, data visualization and now a new generation of pervasive computing devices–sensors that collect and transmit data–continue to open new possibilities for oil and gas companies.

  • Giving mobile phone customers a reason to (happily) pay more

    October 16, 2014 |

    For the wireless industry, customer-centric innovation represents a path away from increasing commoditization and value erosion while giving customers new reasons to love their carriers and stay with them.

  • IT in M&A: Increasing the odds of a successful integration

    October 10, 2014 | Transaction Advisors

    Whether businesses are seeking to cross-sell products and services as quickly as possible or combine organization systems effectively, IT integration is critical to achieving M&A goals.