Publications

  • Bain & Company set to acquire digital marketing capability-builder, FRWD

    May 10, 2018 | Digital | Press release

    Bain & Company has agreed to acquire FRWD, a Minneapolis-based digital agency.

  • The Cure for Pharma's Commercial Productivity Woes

    May 09, 2018 | Bain Brief

    To earn greater loyalty and raise productivity, figure out what really matters for doctors.

  • Why data analytics initiatives still fail

    April 25, 2018 | Advanced Analytics | CIO | Media mention

    As companies seek to move beyond basic business intelligence to predictive and prescriptive analytics as well as machine learning and artificial intelligence, they need increasing levels of expertise on their data teams. "We’ve seen the growth in the demand for data engineer is about 2x the growth

  • The Digital Challenge through a Private Equity Lens

    April 11, 2018 | Forbes.com

    To achieve top performance in the future, private equity firms will need to effectively measure digital’s impact on industries and companies.

  • Building a Digital Supply Chain Ready for the Future

    March 29, 2018 | Supply Chain 24/7

    Companies that integrate digital technologies into their supply chain can quickly improve service levels while cutting costs up to 30%.

  • Build a Digital Supply Chain That Is Fit for the Future

    March 13, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Complaints from frustrated customers were mounting at a major US retailer. More than 20% said they could not find the company’s branded products in shops because items were out of stock. The problem was that efforts to improve service disrupted the company’s low-cost distribution model.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • What Does a Next-Level Digital Transformation Office Look Like?

    February 01, 2018 | Digital | ConnectedFutures | Media mention

    Most transformational efforts underachieve. According to Bain & Company, a mere five percent of these programs meet or exceed their goals. Sometimes that’s simply a result of businesses not sensing the urgency and thus not giving digital transformation work the resources and attention required by

  • 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.