Publicaciones mundiales

  • Measuring a Company's Digital Competence

    August 09, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Sector-specific scorecards give private equity firms a critical edge in digital due diligence and value creation.

  • Do Your Industrial Customers Love Their Experience?

    August 07, 2016 | Bain Brief

    That was the essence of feedback from an automaker that had bought equipment from a plant-engineering company. The equipment installed in one factory had been assembled by three of the engineering company’s departments, and each department’s technical documentation used different standards.

  • With High Stakes, Accelerate the Transformation

    August 03, 2016 | Full Potential Transformation | Bain Brief

    Companies in distress—and those trying to reposition themselves for future growth—need an accelerated transformation that saves cash and sustains topline growth.

  • Winning Companies Invest in Healthy Life Years

    July 27, 2016 | Bain Brief

    When literacy rates became a useful predictor of a nation’s economic prospects, the world changed. Societies realized that investing in education not only improved the lives of their citizens, it also lifted GDP, and governments got on board. Something similar is happening with healthy living.

  • In Love? Budget Two Months' Salary to Seal the Deal

    July 20, 2016 | Metals & Mining | BloombergMarkets | Media mention

    The number of hours of work it takes to afford a one-carat diamond has trended downward in recent years and has fallen by almost half since 2011. Engagements rings are the pulse of the diamond industry, and marriage trends are a long-term factor driving prices of the gem, according to an industry

  • Barriers and Pathways to Sustainable Growth: Harnessing the Power of the Founder's Mentality

    July 20, 2016 | Bain report

    Most executives will say that internal obstacles, not external ones, keep their companies from growing profitably. Yet some companies have been able to anticipate and address these challenges.

  • Retail Banks: Manage for Glory or Cash?

    July 14, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Many retail banks have traditionally kept their options open with an "all of the above" approach to preparing for the future. But it's time to make tough strategic choices about how to meet the challenge of insurgent competitors and capture new profit pools.

  • Distributed Ledgers in Payments: Beyond the Bitcoin Hype

    July 13, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Distributed ledgers present banking executives with intriguing opportunities. Forward-thinking institutions are starting to move beyond experimentation to realize the potential for faster, more efficient payments.

  • How to Thrive in Europe's Vexing Grocery Business

    June 30, 2016 | Bain Brief

    With hypermarkets losing sales to convenience stores and e-commerce in Western and Southern Europe, and with discounters upending everybody’s prices, grocers need to follow five fundamental rules for success.

  • A Digital Prescription for the Pharma Industry

    June 09, 2016 | Pharma Executive

    The profound shift to electronic medical records and treatment protocols has pharmaceutical companies pouring money into digital tools and initiatives to keep up. But a significant portion of these investments are wasted.