Publications

  • Banks Start To Crack the Small Business Ecosystem

    April 10, 2018 | Forbes.com

    Ecosystem services could hold great appeal for small and medium-size enterprises, allowing banks to strengthen and expand their role with these companies.

  • Small Business Ecosystems: Banks' Next Challenge

    March 19, 2018 | Bain Brief

    There’s a big world beyond core banking services. But do banks have the credibility and the right partners?

  • 5 Macro Trends Bankers Should Watch

    November 13, 2017 | Forbes.com

    Incorporating macro themes into the long-term planning process helps banks build a strategy that will accommodate a future well beyond the next few quarters.

  • Banking Strategy for the Long Game

    September 17, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Despite pressures to improve next quarter's stock performance, banking remains a long game, demanding a decade-long perspective. Here's how senior banking teams can incorporate the salient themes into their strategic planning.

  • Banking Strategy for the Long Game - Bain Moscow

    September 17, 2017 | Bain Brief

    В ближайшие 10 лет в связи с рядом сформировавшихся в последние годы макроэкономических тенденций произойдет трансформация банковской отрасли. Как руководству банков учесть ее основные направления?

  • Plotting a Path to Financial Excellence

    July 31, 2017 | Corporate Finance | CFO.com

    Bains "Financial Excellence Diagnostic" identifies the specific capabilities that will enable a company to achieve financial excellence, based on its own unique position.

  • Unleashing Finance's Full Potential

    July 19, 2017 | Bain infographic

    INTERACTIVE FEATURE Plot Your Path to Financial Excellence Is your Finance organization world class? Answer these questions to assess how your company's financial performance matches up to its strategic goals.

  • When the Finance Department Becomes a Company's Secret Weapon

    June 16, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Digital disruption, activist investors and growing complexity have caused companies to rely more heavily on their Finance departments to take on a more strategic role.

  • The Digital Opportunity in Paper & Packaging

    June 12, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Three steps paper and packaging companies can take to become digital leaders.

  • 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.