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Executive Roundtable: Future of Operations

Executive Roundtable: Future of Operations

Exploiting the potential of new technology and Industry 4.0

The nature of operations has been changing constantly in past decades, and is still changing now, with more speed than ever. The evolvement of Industry 4.0 and the high scale availability of new technologies such as augmented reality devices and blockchain payments is triggering the accelerated change in industrial value chains.

Released: April 2017

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Telecoms & Media executive breakfast event

Telecoms & Media executive breakfast event

Launch of annual Arthur D. Little flagship Telecom & Media study in London

On March 31, 2017, Arthur D. Little held in London the first of a series of launch events of the latest edition of its annual Telecoms & Media flagship report with an unprecedented attendance of global senior industry executives and key investors, including more than ten leading UK operators, multiple web-majors and OTTs, infrastructure companies, banks, several private equity firms and representatives of the vendor community and UK government advisory bodies.

Released: April 2017

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America First: carbon emissions go last?

America First: carbon emissions go last?

Potential impact of President Trump’s “America First Energy Plan” on the power sector

The Trump administration’s approach to the traditional energy trilemma (the challenge of balancing the goals of cheap, secure and clean energy) appears set to skew heavily towards the low cost and secure aspects of energy supply at the expense of any focus on carbon emissions.

Released: March 2017

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The Digital Century: where is value headed in the digital space?

The Digital Century: where is value headed in the digital space?

With supporting conditions, Europe can regain a leadership role in this fast-growing ecosystem

The digital industry has been through a lot of turbulence in the last 15 years, since the Internet bubble burst after the dot-com boom. Customer usage has changed radically, technology has been regularly upgraded and new players have emerged.

Released: March 2017

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A perspective on the Iranian upstream oil & gas industry

A perspective on the Iranian  upstream oil & gas industry

Can Iran achieve its full potential?

The global oil & gas market has begun to rebalance in the first half of 2017, following a period of suppressed prices that has stalled the US shale revolution and prompted OPEC intervention, with an agreement to take 1.2 mmbbl/d off the market. Despite this rebalancing, it is likely that the market will remain uncertain in the short to medium term.

Released: March 2017

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Creating a Gigabit Society

Creating a Gigabit Society

The role of 5 G

This study describing a future Gigabit Society in Europe was authored by Arthur D. Little with support from and on behalf of Vodafone as the second in a series. The first edition focused on the role of Fibre networks, and this companion report focuses on the role of 5G mobile networks in facilitating consumer and industrial innovation in that future.

Released: March 2017

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Funding lower-priority clinical trials

Funding lower-priority clinical trials

Exploring a new mechanism to fund the timely execution of deprioritized trials

Introduction: Some biopharma companies have built pipelines that offer more development opportunities than their resources allow them to pursue. Promising clinical trials may be moved down the priority list and their execution delayed – resulting in decline of asset value against a fixed patent expiration date.

Released: March 2017

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Unconventional hydrocarbons in Latin America

Unconventional hydrocarbons in Latin America

From dreams to reality

Production of unconventional hydrocarbons became globally prominent in 2010, when the US, for the first time, reached a daily output of 1 million barrels of tight oil. In Latin America, where high unconventional hydrocarbon potential has been widely recognized, Governments noticed the need to attract experienced international operators, qualified suppliers and risk-prone investors to develop such resources.

Released: March 2017

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The future of automotive mobility

The future of automotive mobility

Winning the power play in tomorrow’s radically changed automotive ecosystem

Automotive as it has evolved over the last 100 years is perceived by many as leading to massiveproblems over the world. Driven by wealth, urbanization and increasing car-park pollution andcongestion, effects have increased globally and need to be addressed.

Released: March 2017

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Italian gas distribution tenders

Italian gas distribution tenders

An opportunity for utilities companies and infrastructure funds

The Italian gas distribution sector is expected to face a new tender season in the short to medium term. All the concessions in the country have been bundled together in order to create ATEMs, concessions larger than the average DSO size.

Released: February 2017

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