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Mobile Vertical Applications - Driving Enterprise Mobility

The mobile application landscape is diverse, with applications aimed at a variety of end-user types and ranging from relatively standard “horizontal” solutions through to highly-specialised applications that serve a specific industry need. While it is only relatively recently that some sectors have...
Automotive, Technology & innovation management

Winning the Retail Game

Dealer performance as a success factor

With cut-throat competition characterising stagnant automotive retail markets,  high-performing dealer networks are becoming essential to OEMs' market success. Although automotive manufacturers invest heavily in developing and training their retail partners, many programmes do not generate the...

Marketing & Sales Excellence

Over the last years, more than 130 mainly internationally operating companies have already participated in the regularly updated study. Comparison of the cross-industry insights allows for new starting points to achieve Marketing & Sales Excellence according to best in class performance of...
Strategy

The Curing Company

Highly successful drugs, sometimes known as blockbusters, have a great impact on healthcare as they treat a large number of patients, and are most frequently indicated in common, often chronic conditions. This guarantees a high level of usage and therefore a profitable drug, however the premium...

Beyond Voice: A Survey of Voice-Enhanced Services

Arthur D. Little and VMA, the International Association for Enhanced Voice Services, have conducted a pan-European survey on voice enhanced services offered by operators. The objectives of the survey were to assess the availability of features and services in the various European markets, measure...

Strategic Planning for Telecom Companies 2005

Arthur D. Little has conducted a global study to analyse the various approaches to planning strategies in the telecoms industry. 24 high profile interviews were conducted in 20 countries such as the USA, Germany, UK, South Korea and Japan' with 18 incumbent operators participating in this...

Deregulation of the telecom sector

Deregulation is being discussed in many countries as a means to provide incentives for investments into new infrastructure. This includes the EU, where deregulation is likely to be brought forward as one aspect of the forthcoming review of the EU regulatory framework for electronic communications...

Mobilizing Enterprise

Mobile Enterprise Solutions have reached a development stage in which they can bring considerable benefits to companies. Arthur D. Little and the communications solutions provider, Ericsson, recently conducted a joint survey of current trends in Mobile Enterprise Solutions. The study found that...

Broadband Vision 2011

In our third report on the Broadband industry, we have assessed three basic industry scenarios, namely operator dominance, shift of value towards internet companies and sponsored environments to provide a broad understanding of the Broadband Vision 2011. The report also highlights evolution of...

Web 2.0

Web reloaded? Driving convergence in the "real world"

Arthur D. Little has led a number of Web 2.0 projects. One of the lessons learned out of these projects is that Web 2.0 is not only gaining speed in the US but also in Europe. Recent deals, such as the acquisition of MySpace by the News Corporation, the acquisition of myvideo.de by ProSiebenSat1,...