Why do digital transformations exceed expectations at a lower rate than broad-based transformations? Manny Maceda, who leads Bain's Global Transformation practice, hosted a panel at this year's World Economic Forum. He shares insights and perspectives from a chairman, a chief executive officer and a chief digital officer on what makes a successful digital transformation. Related: A Step-by-Step Guide to Digital Transformation
Giants like Amazon and Google are going head to head with local players in Southeast Asia e-commerce, creating a unique competitive environment. Sebastien Lamy, a partner with Bain's Consumer Products practice, outlines two routes companies can take to thrive in this fast-moving market. Read the Bain Brief: So You Want to Win in Southeast Asia E-commerce?
Southeast Asia’s digital landscape is evolving at an extremely fast pace. Sebastien Lamy, a partner with Bain's Consumer Products practice, explains how a surge of new digital consumers is propelling the growth of the region’s digital economy. Read the Bain Brief: So You Want to Win in Southeast Asia E-commerce?
With increasing importance of data for business use, companies must respond to the advanced analytics imperative. Chris Brahm, who leads Bain’s Advanced Analytics practice, shares six principles, which if implemented correctly, can help companies reach their full potential of advanced analytics. Read the Bain Brief: Closing the Results Gap in Advanced Analytics—Lessons from the Front Lines
As new digital technologies make it possible for newcomers and first movers to become leaders, the rules of who makes money in chemicals are being rewritten. Peter Guarraia, a partner with Bain's Chemicals practice, outlines three things chemical company executives need to consider when rethinking their business models to take advantage of digital innovations. Read the Bain Brief: Accelerating Digitalization in Chemicals—Five Questions for CEOs
B2B companies face unique challenges in organizing for digital. Torsten Lichtenau, a partner with Bain's Digital practice, explains how leaders are using a Radar 360℠ approach to bring doers and dreamers together to assess their companies’ digital capabilities. Read the Bain Brief: Digital Strategy for a B2B World
A lean, cost-effective and fast delivery engine is the key to prioritizing the customer experience. Jens Engelhardt, a partner with Bain's Customer Strategy & Marketing practice, outlines the five rules companies should follow when they develop a simple and digital approach to reduce complexity and transform their core business. Read the Bain Brief: Running the Business through Your Customer's Eyes
Truly successful omnichannel retailers merge the best of the digital and physical worlds. Darrell Rigby, who leads Bain’s Global Retail practice, shares how traditional retailers are expanding to digital to provide quicker service for customers, while digital retailers are establishing physical stores to create a rich customer experience.
Despite higher levels of investment, many companies lack a clear strategy for winning in data and analytics. Lori Sherer, a partner with Bain's Advanced Analytics practice, shares three strategies for companies looking to productively invest in data and analytics to drive business performance. Read the Bain Brief: With Advanced Analytics, It’s People (Not Data) That Stand in the Way of Change
The value realization gap is the disconnect between great analytical output and actual changed behavior. Chris Brahm, global practice leader in Bain's Advanced Analytics practice, outlines how enterprises need to prioritize “the last mile’’ of their process as they approach data analytics to achieve great results. Read the Bain Brief: Closing the Results Gap in Advanced Analytics