Publications

  • 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.

  • Joseph Scalise: Cost Reduction for Utilities in a Zero Load-Growth World

    January 05, 2018 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Joseph Scalise outlines what leaders can do to develop a roadmap for sustaining cost reductions over time.

  • Kurt Grichel: Cost Efficiency in Retail

    December 01, 2017 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Kurt Grichel shares how retailers can use zero-based budgeting and zero-based redesign to transform their cost structures.

  • Tamara Olsen: Leading a Transformation from the Front Line

    November 27, 2017 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Tamara Olsen discusses why the front line is critical to a transformation effort and outlines a few principles that line manager can follow to succeed.

  • Betting on Zero-Based Budgeting’s Trifecta

    November 22, 2017 | Livemint.com

    Zero-based budgeting can reawaken a company’s ownership mindset, eliminating the clutter that makes it hard for employees to do their jobs and simplifying the organization.

  • Patrick O'Hagan: Shared Services

    November 17, 2017 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Patrick O'Hagan discusses how successful companies can accelerate profitable growth using shared services.

  • Changing Faces of the Cloud

    October 06, 2017 | Bain infographic

    As the cloud moves from niche to mainstream, providers can take three steps to adapt.

  • How Utilities Can Cut Costs in a Challenging Environment

    October 05, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Several trends are squeezing utilities' bottom lines. Leading utility companies are able to cut costs while building a stronger organization.

  • Supercharging Zero-Based Redesign

    September 14, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Automation and decision-making technologies are evolving rapidly, expanding the potential of a clean-slate approach to cost reduction.