Publicaciones mundiales

  • Reigniting Growth in Industrials

    June 13, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Complexity is the enemy of growth and a particular challenge for industrial companies, whose growth is highly tied to GDP. The experiences of two industrial companies show how to conquer complexity and restore the focus and agility of the Founder’s Mentality.

  • U.K.'s Hung Parliament Raises Business Hopes for a Softer Brexit

    June 12, 2017 | Macro Trends | Bloomberg | Media mention

    One of the biggest challenges for business leaders since the referendum has been the uncertainty over whether the U.K. would remain in the single market or fall out and face tighter immigration controls, said Michael Garstka, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • British Airways botches its response to its latest technical woes

    June 03, 2017 | Information Technology | The Economist | Media mention

    Frank Ford, a partner with Bain & Company, postulates that airlines could fix systematic IT crashes by simply performing tests on these systems more often. Firms in many industries, including airlines, typically fear that tests could disrupt business too much, and as a consequence skimp on them.

  • Utilities think digital to serve homes of future

    May 29, 2017 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Financial Times | Media mention

    Julian Critchlow, a partner with Bain & Company, stresses that in the immediate future most utility companies will need - and will continue - to make money on basic energy supply. Until more homes move "off grid" with their own solar panels and batteries that can store excess electricity, energy

  • Jim Hackett has an impossible job to remake Ford

    May 24, 2017 | Firm Strategy | The Financial Times | Media mention

    Bain & Company has a model for what it calls the firm of the future — a company, like Ford, facing upheaval. It argues that the leaders like Jim Hackett must keep “engine one”, the traditional core business, operating smoothly. At the same time, they must free capital to invest in “engine two”, the

  • Diamond mining industry tries to woo millennials

    May 19, 2017 | Mining | The Financial Times | Media mention

    Olya Linde, a partner with Bain & Company, says the diamond industry has to do a lot more marketing because advertising by retailers specializing in diamond jewelry is not enough. “Diamond jewelry is a type of purchase rather than a particular brand,” she adds.

  • Fighting Sustainability Inertia

    May 18, 2017 | Stanford Social Innovation Review

    Keeping sustainability programs on track requires a new mindset, executive leadership and clear public commitments.

  • Robots learn the risk business

    May 17, 2017 | Insurance | The Financial Times | Media mention

    Artificial intelligence could revolutionize the insurance industry, giving companies low-cost tools to analyse data. "The start-ups are showing what is possible and what can be done," says Henrik Naujoks, a partner with Bain & Company. "A lot of incumbent executives are looking at it - they don't

  • How Banks Can Turn Around Unprofitable Corporate Clients

    May 16, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Some banks have upgraded their IT systems to better track the profitability of each client, then focused on explicitly managing profitability at the onboarding, deal pricing and account relationship stages.

  • New Bank Strategies Require New Operating Models

    May 15, 2017 | Bain Brief

    It’s high time for banks to shake up creaky structures and ways of working—and time is running short for responding to incursions by nonbank technology firms.