Bain Technology Insights

  • Digital Transformation - Bain Seoul

    August 31, 2015 | Technology | Maekyung Economy

    When a new technology is introduced, it does not automatically convert into commercial tools or find its way into our daily lives. It takes months and sometimes years before it finally gets used by the corporate world.

  • Improving IT Services with a Factory Mindset

    July 08, 2015 | Bain Brief

    As firms grow, executives need to take a more rational approach to management, based on better planning, lean operations and more sophisticated supply chain management. Our survey of Indian and global firms identified four capabilities critical to efficient performance in current operations and a

  • Finding the Silver Lining in China's Cloud Market

    July 08, 2015 | Bain Brief

    Despite a push towards local and public cloud, many of China’s largest IT buyers such as financial institutions, telecommunications companies, big Internet companies, and well-funded government bodies favor building their own private clouds over adopting public cloud services. Now is the time to

  • The Power of Focus in Medical Technology

    February 18, 2015 | Bain Brief

    In many industries we find a clear correlation between overall scale and profitability. Yet in medtech, the correlation between industry scale and profitability is quite weak. Bain research shows that profitability is more a function of category leadership than overall scale. Accumulating follower

  • Rasmus Wegener: The organizational challenge in Big Data

    December 07, 2014 | Bain video

    To succeed with Big Data, executives need to embed analytics deeply into their organizations, says Partner Rasmus Wegener in this short video.

  • Mark Brinda: The changing face of technology buyers

    December 01, 2014 | Bain video

    Technology companies need to learn how to sell to executives outside IT, says Partner Mark Brinda in this brief video.

  • Big Data: Media's blockbuster business tool

    September 29, 2014 | Forbes.com

    Media companies are awash with data about how their customers watch or listen to programming. Unfortunately, most lack the analytic firepower necessary to turn petabytes of data into strategic insights that yield new and valuable products.

  • Internet of things: The future is here

    August 04, 2014 | Business Standard

    The rapid integration of devices with communication systems will lead to large-scale adoption of machine-to-machine connections in industries like transportation and smart homes.

  • The Changing Face of Technology Buyers

    July 09, 2014 | Bain Brief

    Technology providers know how to sell to the CIO. But, increasingly, technology spending is moving outside of IT, to executives responsible for marketing, HR, finance and other functions. Technology providers need to understand this shift and learn how to sell to these new buyers.

  • How SaaS Providers Can Use Pricing to Achieve Their Ambitions

    July 09, 2014 | Bain Brief

    SaaS pricing set casually or based on internal cost metrics generally fails to generate the anticipated growth, or leaves a huge amount of value on the table. Bain has identified six pricing strategies, each informed by a deep understanding of customers’ needs, so that providers can select the