July 20, 2015
Revolutionary changes in the delivery, financing, and management of healthcare present a choice: Do you want to be a gold miner or a bartender?
July 14, 2015
Twelve years of data show that mergers and acquisitions that apply or enhance capabilities produce superior returns. See for yourself what the benefits are in conducting deals that are capabilities-driven.
June 23, 2015
A joint Strategy& and Electronic Transactions Association survey recently studied 1000+ consumers, 25+ merchants, and 50+ payments executives to understand consumer and merchant pain points and overlay against payment providers perception of the market.
June 11, 2015
What drives success in research and development (R&D) and innovation? Complete a brief survey and get the study results and/or a complimentary one-year digital subscription to strategy+business magazine.
May 28, 2015
U.S. healthcare networks are struggling with the decision of whether to acquire the insurance component of the healthcare system so that they can manage both the care and the risk. The strategy for providers depends largely on the market.
May 21, 2015
Digitization and the internet are often named as the root causes for some of the creative industries’ biggest problems - but a report released by Strategy&, and commissioned by Google Inc., has found that the vast majority of all growth generated in today’s creative industries is digital.
May 20, 2015
Strategy& Senior Partners Gerald Adolph and Tom Flaherty, Strategy& Partner J Neely and PwC Deals Partner Gregg Nahass look back at the deals environment in 2006, the year the Mergercast by Strategy& podcast was launched, and contrast it with the M&A environment as it stands today.
May 12, 2015
In the new issue of Strategy& Foresight newsletter, our CEO Cesare Mainardi highlights three pieces of thought leadership that provide a master class in how to land the right strategy and how to execute it.
May 7, 2015
For banks, the reduced costs from outsourcing have run their course. Given regulatory changes and the threat from new market entrants, they will likely need a new approach: right-sourcing. A five-step process can help them strategically identify and pursue the right solution.
April 23, 2015
Alison Baker, Head of UK Oil and Gas at PwC, and Viren Doshi, Head of Oil and Gas at Strategy&, look at the lessons that should be learned from previous price dips and the opportunities now open to firms as they navigate the volatile road ahead.
April 15, 2015
Developing and emerging economies are failing to exploit the potential of information and communications technologies to drive social and economic transformation, according to the 2015 edition of the World Economic Forum's report produced with the support of Strategy&.
April 8, 2015
The rapid pace of change is forcing companies to make large-scale transformations affecting every aspect of their business more frequently than ever. Companies need a distinctive transformation capability that will enable them to carry out companywide change on a regular basis.
April 7, 2015
Strategy& recently surveyed pharma executives across the U.S. and Europe to determine the extent to which new commercial models had been deployed, what lessons had been learned, and which elements executives consider worth investing in going forward.
March 25, 2015
What must consumer goods companies do to develop a coherent approach to their portfolios? How can transactions further a coherence strategy, and exactly how should consumer goods companies design or tune their M&A efforts to maximize coherence?
March 18, 2015
"PwC is well regarded worldwide by business consulting customers that view it as overall the most capable firm at helping them improve operational efficiency," the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Digital Enterprise Strategy Consulting Services 2015 Vendor Assessment report said.
March 9, 2015
As the capital markets landscape changes, the market for post-trade services has come of age and represents a real opportunity for firms to generate stable and sustainable returns.
March 2, 2015
Pharmaceutical companies face a major challenge that threatens reimbursement and value capture: The potential disruption from real world evidence (RWE) as a factor in evaluating new drugs.
February 26, 2015
The low price of oil is creating a ripple effect across a number of industries and market segments. In this brief piece, Strategy& experts examine the impact $50 oil is currently having on spending within the oil and gas products and services space.
February 17, 2015
Today’s airports are coming under increasing pressure to deliver profit in spite of growing complexity across their business. They now need to focus their operating expenses and investments on the capability areas that matter most. Read about the challenges and the opportunities in our latest report: "Airport operators quest for efficiency."
February 3, 2015
Paul Leinwand, Senior Partner at Strategy&, discusses the emergence of the supercompetitor, new type of company that changes the very dynamics of its business environment. He also explores the role of M&A as a growth driver for these organizations.
January 20, 2015
How are chief executives thinking about growth in a world without boundaries? Find out in PwC’s latest annual CEO survey.
November 11, 2014
Our study ranks the 50 largest publicly held business-to-business suppliers of digitization-related products, services, and infrastructure. This year, cloud computing, digital fabrication, and the "Internet of things" are transforming how companies build and manage their IT.
October 30, 2014
There is indeed a wearable future ahead, one that can dramatically alter the landscape of society and business as we know it — and it’s right around the corner. This PwC study, featuring insights from Matt Egol, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for Strategy&’s Digital Services, looks at some of the strengths and opportunities for wearable tech.
October 28, 2014
For the 10th year, Strategy& analyzed R&D investment at the 1,000 biggest-spending public companies in the world, and examined changes in innovation over the past decade and what companies expect in the 10 years to come.
October 14, 2014
Strategy& and INSEAD recently collaborated to research the link between demand analytics and commercial performance. Our findings show that companies with leading demand analytics capabilities demonstrated higher commercial performance levels.
August 12, 2014
PwC was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Strategy Consulting Services 2014 Vendor Assessment report. According to the report, "clients indicate they consider PwC to be better than many of its peers at maximizing the value of a project and integrating its project team with the client's."
June 11, 2014
The June cover story of Consulting magazine features Strategy& CEO Cesare Mainardi and Strategy& Chairman/PwC’s Global Head of Consulting Tony Poulter explaining the exciting future of the newest consulting juggernaut.
April 23, 2014
Executives disclose their companies have significant shortcomings when it comes to developing and executing strategy, according to a Strategy& survey of 501 executives at companies around the world with revenues of $500 million to more than $10 billion.
January 15, 2014
Our most recent wealth insight looks at the prospects for the global wealth management industry in 2014/15. While prospects for wealth management have improved significantly over the last twelve months, wealth managers must learn new rules quickly and adapt their playbook accordingly.
January 14, 2014
Is your company ready for growth? Take our easy-to-use 5-minute interactive profiler to determine your company’s Fit for Growth Index score, see how it compares to competitors, and receive tailored recommendations for improving your company’s performance.
January 13, 2014
History is teeming with large, complex, one-off projects that are late and over budget. Over the past two decades, Strategy& has worked directly with more than 150 projects spanning industry, size, and phase of development to initiate, assess, build capability, and successfully guide lthese projects.
January 12, 2014
Strategy&'s Trade Promotion Excellence (TPE) team offers clients the ability to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their trade promotion operations. This dedicated team is comprised of experts who bring significant practical experience and expertise to bear in helping consumer products companies improve their trade operations.
January 12, 2014
As the healthcare industry moves towards a more consumer-centric, value-based model, we at Strategy& see bundled care, if executed correctly, as offering the greatest potential to transform the industry. Strategy&’s construct, HeALS (Healthy, Acute, and Long-term Solutions), represents a wholesale transformation in care delivery.