Adopting the right digital strategy now can dramatically improve margins – by as much as 16% on a tonne of steel.
The metals industry is facing economic, political and technological disruption, and the combined weight of these forces is the catalyst for a digital revolution among steel and aluminium makers. However, we think that embracing the use of connected machines and sensors with the ability to communicate in real time with suppliers and customers, and refining processes based on data analytics, can lead to a significant increase in productivity in this highly competitive industry.
The chemicals industry is at a tipping point: The M&A landscape changes from megadeals to more focused and technology-driven deals. The perception of digitization changes from merely boosting productivity to becoming a business strategy topic.
The demand for shared mobility will rise by at least 30% in Europe - in Asia and the US even higher. See this video and find out how the assembly plant of the future will look like. Car managers need to be data managers in the near future. Be prepared and decide now on the right production model of the future. Find out more at "Transforming vehicle production".
What to expect and how to prepare.
PwC's Strategy& conducted an in depth study in collaboration with the University of Aachen, looking into the future of the automotive environment. Mapping in detail how it is likely to change from now until 2030. Reverse mentoring, social skills, agility and teamwork are forward-looking words - watch this video to see how it all works together. Find out more at "Transforming vehicle production".
The seventh annual Digital Auto Report by PwC Strategy& is a global study with a focus on the U.S., Europe, and China. A quantitative market outlook based on detailed research and interviews with key industry executives reveal that the mobility revolution is dawning and OEMs must stake their claim.
The insurance industry is undergoing fundamental transformation. Several disruptive factors have given rise to new players with disruptive business models. This short video by Strategy& looks at how insurance players should react to this major shift.
For your organization to be successful, you need both a winning strategy and the ability to execute it. Strategy alone won’t lead to success. Many organizations are struggling with this problem. So, how do you bridge the gap between strategy and execution?
The steel industry has been confronted with dramatic changes over the last few years and is facing several disruptive factors in the future. This short video by PwC’s Strategy& looks at main industry trends and how steel executives should approach them — outlining winning ways to play of the future and what it takes to excel at those.
Although many oil and gas companies are trying out new digital ways of working, no one can claim to have “cracked it” just yet. We believe there are some basic guiding principles that companies should consider when developing their digital business models.
Growth is essential for the success of any business. But many organizations find themselves chasing growth across the board without the fundamental advantage they need to win. How do you create an engine of growth that will power your business in the long term?
3D-Printing has outgrown its status as a niche technology. Being a key component and enabler of Industry 4.0, 3D-Printing evolves as a practicable alternative not only in product development but also in conventional manufacturing. Watch our video to find out more about 3D-Printing's revolutionary potential and what's in it for your business.
Operational Excellence is the basis for a successful transformation and for the management of future challenges. Find out more about our “Enterprise Wide Operations Excellence” (EWOE) approach in this video.
Precision medicine represents both a business and clinical opportunity for multiple healthcare stakeholders. At times of significant healthcare challenges, it is a clear means of combining emerging technologies with in-depth disease understanding to deliver better care to patients. Pharmaceutical companies can seize this opportunity — or ignore it and watch their competitors pass them by.
Several future trends are colliding or combining to create significant change for the chemicals industry, and many of the established players are becoming increasingly aware that tomorrow's industry will look very different from how it does today.
An organization’s DNA – the combination of formal and informal traits that make up its “personality” – has a big impact on its potential for success. Understanding your company’s OrgDNA® type can help you determine whether your organization is primed to enable, or impede its own strategy. Watch this short video, or visit OrgDNA.com to learn more.
"Strategy That Works" co-author, Paul Leinwand, brings to life some key concepts from the book. Building on more than a decade of research, he explains how companies like Haier, CEMEX, and Adidas have succeeded over time. “Success comes from making a promise about the value you’re going to create, and then focusing everything you have on delivering that promise. It’s about what you do, not what you sell.”
Want to close the strategy-to-execution gap for good? Based on a decade of research and insights from 14 iconic companies, our new book "Strategy That Works" reveals the formula for success. It works across every industry – from technology to commodities, from real estate to cosmetics. The secret? Five unconventional acts the world’s leading companies use to win.
Why are so many companies wasting time and money on strategies that never come to life? Ironically, it sounds like they're doing all the right things. But this conventional wisdom is a trap: It creates a huge gap between your destination and your ability to get there. In order to build a strategy actually built to execute, you need to do the opposite of what most companies do. Based on a decade of research, our new book "Strategy That Works" reveals the formula for success: five unconventional acts that the world's leading companies use to win.
In turbulent times, your strategy matters more than ever. The world's greatest companies weather adversity and uncertainty much more adeptly by operating from their core strengths. A strategy built on these differentiating capabilities helps you outpace the competition, achieve faster growth, and earn the right to win.
Far too many strategies fail when it comes time to bring them to life. In fact, more than two-thirds of executives say they don’t have what they need to execute their strategy. Find out how your company can avoid falling into the strategy-through-execution gap by asking 3 questions.
Supercompetitors have a special recipe for success. It’s fueled by capabilities and it makes these iconic companies so powerful that they’re actually influencing and reshaping entire industries. Find out how you can use smart strategy to transform your future.
Is your company ready to tackle the intense challenges that business faces today? Our Fit for Growth approach is a proven model for unlocking performance that helps companies manage their cost in a more strategic way, allowing them to cut costs and grow stronger at the same time.
Looking to give your company a digital edge? Focus on the top three digital trends shaping the future – mobile, personalization, and data analytics. Watch Chris Vollmer, Managing Director of Strategy&’s Digital Services, explain his key insights on how to get ahead in the digital race.
Companies are not getting enough value out of their investments in digital. Chris Vollmer, Managing Director for Strategy&’s Digital Services, shares the top three digital mistakes that are holding companies back.
Consumer packaged goods companies spend billions of dollars each year on trade promotion but few really understand what they get in return, since getting a clear picture of spending and ROI is a complex undertaking. Strategy& has created post-event analysis software that can help clear the haze.
DeAnne Aguirre, senior partner with Strategy& and global leader of the Katzenbach Center of innovation for culture and leadership, discusses techniques that can help companies transform quickly and effectively.
For capabilities to deploy their full potential they need to work in a system. Such a self-reinforcing system of capabilities is stronger than the sum of its parts and it is almost impossible for competitors to copy.
This video captures our philosophy and research on how companies create and capture value over time through capabilities coherence—that is, the mutually reinforcing alignment of a deliberate way to play, a supportive capabilities system, and a relevant portfolio of products and services.
Cesare Mainardi, coauthor of The Essential Advantage, and Ken Favaro, coauthor of The Three Tensions, in conversation with Tom Stewart, discuss the four growth avenues that companies can pursue and explain why a capabilities-driven growth strategy leads to sustainable competitive advantage.
Strategy& partners Gerald Adolph, coauthor of Merge Ahead: Mastering the Five Enduring Trends of Artful M&A and Paul Leinwand, coauthor of “The Coherence Premium” and The Essential Advantage, discuss the role of capabilities in M&A and explain why a capabilities-driven M&A strategy produces more successful companies.