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Beyond traditional network & IT organizations

It’s time to move forward, from business areas to functional layers

With the onset of new technologies such as 5G, NFV and IoT, telecom executives are increasingly realizing that transformation of technology organization is imminent. The CTO office is at the center of this and needs to rethink its strategic roadmap and operating model. In this paper, we assess how...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Legacy transformation dilemma

How to minimize risks and accelerate returns

Digital competitors have raised the bar and are forcing incumbents from virtually every industry into huge transformation programs. To win this race for digitalization, incumbents are investing vast amounts of resources into multi-year programs that require them to change the engine with the train...
Technology & innovation management

Internationalization of National Oil Companies

Key success factors for internationalization of national oil companies in E&P

The energy transition is bringing new challenges to National Oil Companies (NOCs). The demands of the industry transformations in their own countries are encouraging many NOCs to pursue international ventures. As is the need to innovate, to continuously increase value creation for citizens while...
Oil & gas

Nuclear Lean

Nuclear power plant owners are hesitant to pursue life extension projects, and in some cases, are even shutting down their plants. As plants age and safety requirements inflate costs of life extension projects, nuclear plant owners often do not find these projects an attractive business case. This...
Utilities & alternative energy, Operations management

RPA: Robotic Process Automation

Ramp-up your virtual workforce

Executive Briefing Series An 8-part series to be updated weekly from July to September 2019 RPA is changing the way processes are automated. In the following guide we will give insights what RPA is, what can be expected by RPA – now and in future - and how to enable a fast operationalization...
Technology & innovation management, Digital company transformation, Operations management

The flywheel concept – A powerful foundation for a successful dig

Giving your digital strategy a clear purpose and focus

Today’s corporate world requires companies to look for a clear purpose for their business ventures, other than solely maximizing profits. This purpose, or in other words, the “why”, is essential for future success in an ever-changing and more and more digital business environment – to convince not...
Digital company transformation

Capturing value from earth observation analytics

Strategic scenarios for the evolution of the earth observation industry

The increasing number of satellites, the growing variety of earth observation (EO) sensors, and the adoption of new analytics techniques are driving the growth of the satellite-based EO analytics industry. Over the next decade a wide number of sectors will further leverage EO to enhance their...
Aerospace & defense

Cyber-threat: Is your business prepared?

Developing a holistic, integrated approach to managing cyber-risk

Despite the emphasis on and investment in cyber-security, traditional approaches, which tend to focus on either technology or risk, are failing to protect businesses and their customers. We explore the benefits of adopting a new, unified approach that brings together technology and risk management...
Risk

Effective electric vehicle launch in Europe – Thinking beyond big

Mainstreaming BEVs in Europe takes manufacturers to challenging markets

From 2017 to 2018, electric vehicle sales in EU/EFTA countries grew significantly, by almost 40 percent (Battery Electric Vehicle (BEVs) at almost 50 percent). The EV share of sales was, however, only at 2.3 percent – more than half of which were BEVs. Markets in the region developed very...
Automotive

From risk to resilience: Digital defense

Building effective cyber-resilience through an organization-wide approach

There is no doubt that while the world is enjoying the benefits of the fourth industrial revolution, the risks to businesses from cyber-threats are increasing in both sophistication and frequency. What can business leaders do to strengthen their resilience to cyber-threats? Leaders must firstly...
Risk