Publications

  • 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.

  • How to Breathe New Life into Life Insurance

    January 17, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Life insurers can reinvigorate themselves by setting bold goals, attacking legacy costs and investing in technology to drive a step change in efficiency and an improved customer experience.

  • Demystifying R&D Performance in Chemicals

    January 10, 2018 | Bain Brief

    One great idea used to make chemical companies, but the nature of innovation has changed. Effective R&D now depends on getting closer to customers, understanding their needs and adapting to deliver quickly.

  • Capital Gets a Reset

    October 02, 2017 | CFO.com

    CFOs and CEOs will need to shift their strategies to tap the abundance of available capital.

  • Jenny Davis-Peccoud: Organizing for Digital

    July 17, 2017 | Bain video

    Jenny David-Peccoud, who leads Bain's Organization practice in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, shares three things companies can do to transform themselves for digital success.

  • 3,000 Years of Business History in Two Minutes

    June 22, 2017 | Bain video

    The idea of what a business is has evolved slowly but profoundly through a series of what we can now see as definable eras.

  • How to Get Breakthrough Results in Sustainability

    May 10, 2017 | Bain infographic

    The most digitally mature companies are eight times more likely to gain market share than the least digitally mature. Here’s how containers can help facilitate a digital transformation.

  • Culture clash: an unseen blight for mega-mergers

    May 07, 2017 | Organization | The Sunday Telegraph | Media mention

    Marc Berman, a partner with Bain & Company, said one of the most common mistakes firms make when they merge is to take "so long to resolve people issues that their best talent gets lured away or culture tensions fester" - something that could become an issue in this case if decisions aren't made

  • The Firm of the Future

    April 12, 2017 | Bain Brief

    We’re beginning to see what the next generation of successful companies will look like.

  • The Firm of the Future - Bain Santiago

    April 12, 2017 | Bain Brief

    In the world of the firm, something is changing. It’s not that your local bookstore went out of business. Or that your taxi driver now rates you on a 5-point scale. Or that anything can now be outsourced, allowing even the smallest firms to rent capabilities on demand.