Connecting the world: Ten mechanisms for global inclusion

Prepared by Strategy& for Facebook in support of its Internet.org initiative, the ‘Connecting the world’ report identifies mechanisms that can accelerate Internet growth and drive universal inclusion.

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GCC private banking study 2015

2015 CEO Success study

This is the 16th year that Strategy& has examined CEO changes among the world’s top 2,500 public companies.
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This year we found that UK CEO turnover is at a record high of 19%.
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Strategy That Works

Our new book, published by Harvard Business Review Press, reveals five practices for closing the strategy-to-execution gap used by today’s winning companies.

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2016 Industry Perspectives

Strategy&'s annual collection of industry perspectives addresses major trends, challenges, and opportunities for companies to consider in 2016 and beyond.

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Only the innovative survive
Growth in retail is no longer dependent solely on the quality of the product, the loyalty of the customer, or past success. In this report we examine the European retail scene with fresh data from the Netherlands, Britain, France, and Germany.
Catalyst or threat?
The state of financial services digitization in the European market and how financial services institutions should adapt to a new Payments Services Directive (PSD2) that will regulate third party payment providers and foster innovation across Europe.
Strategy& European Banking Outlook 2016
European banks need to drastically transform their business models to become sustainably profitable and earn their costs of equity. Read three innovative strategic options for what traditional banks could become in this report.
Navigating the transformation of the gas market
With a growing glut in globally tradable LNG, all industry players will need to adjust their operating models. But they can succeed by carving out a focused value proposition and developing the capabilities to deliver it.
The right CDO for your company's future
Recently, no other C-suite role has generated more interest than that of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO), but finding the match for each company’s needs is a challenge.
Industry 4.0: Building the digital enterprise
Our research shows that first movers are transforming into digital enterprises. Industrial companies need to act now to secure a leading position in tomorrow’s complex industrial ecosystems.
Turning around investment banking
Global banks have faced a series of challenges over the last several years. In particular, the operating environment for the investment banking industry has changed fundamentally and substantially impacted its long-term profitability.
2016 Financial Services Trends
FinTech startups are disrupting the financial-services industry. To respond effectively, incumbents must create new business ecosystems.
2016 Oil and Gas Trends
The oil and gas sector is going through one of the most transformative periods in its history. Navigating change of this scale will require smart, strategic judgment on the part of O&G company leaders.
SoundBite: Why strategy matters
Cesare Mainardi and Paul Leinwand provide a practical guide for using capabilities to build your company’s engine for growth.
The 2015 Global Omnichannel Retail Index
High mobile penetration and retailers making investments into omnichannel shopping experiences ensure U.K. is a retail powerhouse. 
Japanese pharma in Cambridge, London, Oxford, and South East of England
Collaborating for success in the UK pharmaceuticals industry.
The 2015 Global Innovation 1000
For the 11th year, Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business, examined the R&D footprint of some of the world's top companies. We look at how much they are spending on R&D, where, and how that spend has shifted since our last study on this topic in 2008.
Connected Car Study 2015
Over the next five years, the connected car could disrupt the entire automotive ecosystem.
Read about the challenges and the opportunities in our report: "Airport operators quest for efficiency." and deep dive into operating cost, revenue, EBITDA and passenger numbers between 2010 and 2014 for selected European airports in Strategy&'s latest benchmarking study of European airport operators.
s+b turns 20
With its Autumn 2015 issue, strategy+business celebrated its 20th anniversary and brings you the entire history of management ideas in one interactive tool.
Deals That Win
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.
The digital future of creative Europe
Digitisation 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.
The future of the U.K. used car market
Looking ahead Strategy& report predicts U.K. used car providers will face considerable market changes — and must adapt to thrive.
learn more about the Global Information Technology Report
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&.

 

For years, strategies have been developed all over the world that look great on paper, but don’t thrive in the real world. We have a different approach to strategy. It starts with what your company is uniquely good at and draws on your greatest strengths.

It builds in execution from day one and every day thereafter, so there’s never a gap between the strategy and its execution. It shapes your future and positions your company to succeed as markets change.

This defines what we do at Strategy&.

#StrategyThatWorks

A central Great Britain railway agency engaged Strategy& to help ensure the Great Britain rail industry is prepared to realise its strategic and technical vision. See how we helped.
Strategic and well executed alliances can be game changers in business performance. See how we equipped our client with the tools to make the right decisions at the right stage to ensure they gain competitive advantage.
A leading international telecom company, in anticipation of its expansion into eight international markets, was looking for a more strategic and systematic approach to allocating its marketing spend across geographies. Find out how we helped design its systems, dashboards, and analytics.

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Our heritage of working on clients’ toughest problems, combined with the breadth and depth of the PwC network, means that we deliver speed, certainty, and impact. Whether it’s devising a corporate strategy or building capabilities by transforming functions and business units, we’ll help you create the value you’re looking for.

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Connecting the world: Ten mechanisms for global inclusion

Prepared by Strategy& for Facebook in support of its Internet.org initiative, the ‘Connecting the world’ report identifies mechanisms that can accelerate Internet growth and drive universal inclusion.

explore the report >

GCC private banking study 2015

2015 CEO Success study

This is the 16th year that Strategy& has examined CEO changes among the world’s top 2,500 public companies.
explore the study >

This year we found that UK CEO turnover is at a record high of 19%.
find out more >

Strategy& creates strategy that works.

Strategy that starts with your greatest strengths and builds in execution at every step.

find out more >

Strategy That Works

Our new book, published by Harvard Business Review Press, reveals five practices for closing the strategy-to-execution gap used by today’s winning companies.

find out more >

2016 Industry Perspectives

Strategy&'s annual collection of industry perspectives addresses major trends, challenges, and opportunities for companies to consider in 2016 and beyond.

find out more >

 

Strategy That Works

For years, strategies have been developed all over the world that look great on paper, but don’t thrive in the real world. We have a different approach to strategy. It starts with what your company is uniquely good at and draws on your greatest strengths.

It builds in execution from day one and every day thereafter, so there’s never a gap between the strategy and its execution. It shapes your future and positions your company to succeed as markets change.

This defines what we do at Strategy&.

#StrategyThatWorks

 


What’s new

Only the innovative survive
August 17, 2016  
Growth in retail is no longer dependent solely on the quality of the product, the loyalty of the customer, or past success. In this report we examine the European retail scene with fresh data from the Netherlands, Britain, France, and Germany.
Catalyst or threat?
August 11, 2016  
The state of financial services digitization in the European market and how financial services institutions should adapt to a new Payments Services Directive (PSD2) that will regulate third party payment providers and foster innovation across Europe.
Strategy& European Banking Outlook 2016
July 11, 2016  
European banks need to drastically transform their business models to become sustainably profitable and earn their costs of equity. Read three innovative strategic options for what traditional banks could become in this report.
Navigating the transformation of the gas market
July 6, 2016  
With a growing glut in globally tradable LNG, all industry players will need to adjust their operating models. But they can succeed by carving out a focused value proposition and developing the capabilities to deliver it.
The right CDO for your company's future
June 2, 2016  
Recently, no other C-suite role has generated more interest than that of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO), but finding the match for each company’s needs is a challenge.
Industry 4.0: Building the digital enterprise
April 12, 2016  
Our research shows that first movers are transforming into digital enterprises. Industrial companies need to act now to secure a leading position in tomorrow’s complex industrial ecosystems.
Turning around investment banking
April 3, 2016  
Global banks have faced a series of challenges over the last several years. In particular, the operating environment for the investment banking industry has changed fundamentally and substantially impacted its long-term profitability.
2016 Financial Services Trends
February 11, 2016  
FinTech startups are disrupting the financial-services industry. To respond effectively, incumbents must create new business ecosystems.
The 2015 Global Innovation 1000
October 27, 2015  
For the 11th year, Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business, examined the R&D footprint of some of the world's top companies. We look at how much they are spending on R&D, where, and how that spend has shifted since our last study on this topic in 2008.
2016 Oil and Gas Trends
January 21, 2016  
The oil and gas sector is going through one of the most transformative periods in its history. Navigating change of this scale will require smart, strategic judgment on the part of O&G company leaders.
SoundBite: Why strategy matters
January 19, 2016  
Cesare Mainardi and Paul Leinwand provide a practical guide for using capabilities to build your company’s engine for growth.
Connected Car Study 2015
September 16, 2015  
Over the next five years, the connected car could disrupt the entire automotive ecosystem.
The 2015 Global Omnichannel Retail Index
November 19, 2015  
High mobile penetration and retailers making investments into omnichannel shopping experiences ensure U.K. is a retail powerhouse. 
Japanese pharma in Cambridge, London, Oxford, and South East of England
October 30, 2015  
Collaborating for success in the UK pharmaceuticals industry.
s+b turns 20
August 31, 2015  
With its Autumn 2015 issue, strategy+business celebrated its 20th anniversary and brings you the entire history of management ideas in one interactive tool.
September 14, 2015  
Read about the challenges and the opportunities in our report: "Airport operators quest for efficiency." and deep dive into operating cost, revenue, EBITDA and passenger numbers between 2010 and 2014 for selected European airports in Strategy&'s latest benchmarking study of European airport operators.
Deals That Win
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.
The digital future of creative Europe
May 21, 2015  
Digitisation 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.
The future of the U.K. used car market
May 15, 2015  
Looking ahead Strategy& report predicts U.K. used car providers will face considerable market changes — and must adapt to thrive.
learn more about the Global Information Technology Report
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&.

 

Client impact

Our heritage of working on clients’ toughest problems, combined with the breadth and depth of the PwC network, means that we deliver speed, certainty, and impact. Whether it’s devising a corporate strategy or building capabilities by transforming functions and business units, we’ll help you create the value you’re looking for.

A central Great Britain railway agency engaged Strategy& to help ensure the Great Britain rail industry is prepared to realise its strategic and technical vision. See how we helped.
Strategic and well executed alliances can be game changers in business performance. See how we equipped our client with the tools to make the right decisions at the right stage to ensure they gain competitive advantage.
A leading international telecom company, in anticipation of its expansion into eight international markets, was looking for a more strategic and systematic approach to allocating its marketing spend across geographies. Find out how we helped design its systems, dashboards, and analytics.

 

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Thought leadership and management magazine published by Strategy&.

Please explore our extensive coverage of business strategy, organizational leadership, and the trends underneath everyday business news headlines. Our purpose is to illuminate the complex choices that leaders face — in corporate strategy, marketing, operations, human capital, public presence, governance, and other domains — and the impact of their decisions.