Issue 65, Winter 2011
In this issue
- Booz & Company’s annual study shows that spending more on R&D won’t drive results. The most crucial factors are strategic alignment and a culture that supports innovation.
- Increasing capacity per dollar in computer technology has driven exponential growth for 50 years. The same could happen in the energy industry.
- Dazong Wang, CEO of one of China’s largest automakers, discusses how auto companies will keep pace with Chinese consumers’ appetite for cars.
- Financial institutions need new strategies — to rethink portfolios, customer-centricity, and risk — for the neglected side of their balance sheets.
- As the ability to gather sophisticated data grows, here’s a four-step process for making segmentation drive improved performance.
- How upstream companies can hedge the risks from demand cycles.