Digital problem solving

Unleashing innovation using low code/no code – The age of

As the saying goes,“software is eating the world,” forcing companies to change their business models and operations. In a highly competitive environment, ensuring they have the required software capabilities is a challenge. This article shows how adopting low-code/no-code techniques enables...
Digital problem solving, Information management

Managing clinical trials during COVID-19 and beyond

A new, groundbreaking predictive analytical approach which can be deployed in a few weeks to cope with the current crisis, and has the broader...

One of the many consequences of the COVID-19 crisis has been difficulty in continuing to enroll and run clinical trials, which typically involve large numbers of people interacting in multiple geographies. Arthur D. Little (ADL) has pioneered and deployed a new, risk-based predictive analytical...
Healthcare & life sciences, Technology & innovation management, Digital problem solving

Demystifying robotics: A drone’s eye view

Robotics is transforming businesses in multiple industries across the globe. Already a $100 billion market, it is growing rapidly thanks to improvements and declining costs in sensors and AI software. However, the robotics sector is not well understood by executives or investors. This article...
Digital problem solving, Operations management

Moving from “Best Practice” to “Next Practice”

How to drive effective transformation

We are constantly bombarded with the message that we are living through a period of unprecedented change; that technology is rewriting the rule book across all industries; that any organization that fails to fully master technology will become commoditized, obsolete, or extinct; and that the only...
Technology & innovation management, Digital problem solving

2018 Technology Trends

Say vs. Do Innovation

While KPCB venture partner Mary Meeker’s annual “Internet Trends“ report does an outstanding job as a ”State of the Digital Nation,” there is no single user manual on the related trends affecting how companies can leverage emerging technology. Often there is asymmetry between the apparent positive...
Technology & innovation management, Digital problem solving, Information management

Why machine learning is crucial to effective utilization of

Managing and gaining the most value from big data

This article explores the challenge of managing and gaining the most value from big data. We highlight the increased opportunity associated with larger data sets, while illustrating the limitations of current methods and human intellect across the 4 Vs of big data (volume, velocity, variety, and...
Industrial goods & services, Technology & innovation management, Digital problem solving, Information management

Becoming a Next Practice Business

How to apply the strategy and management practices of creative disruptors to transform established businesses

Everyone knows the real world is complex. And everyone knows the digital era has created a level of uncertainty, disruption and possibility that has never been seen before. And yet management culture embedded in some of the world’s largest companies merely serves to artificially simplify the real...
Digital problem solving

Driving adoption in digital transformation

When it comes to delivering effective digital transformations, human behaviour is often overlooked in favour of a focus on technology. Based on our experience and research, we outline how organizations can truly engage their people by understanding their behaviors, and consequently, ensure that...
Digital problem solving

The “human-to-technology” language challenge

It is often said that within every business is a technology business, with software central to enterprise success. However, translating ideas into working software is not easy. Looking at typical business-to-technology language problems, this...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Digital company transformation, Digital problem solving

Embrace the shadow

Shadow IT, systems built and used by business units without approval from the IT function, are now pervasive. Given that shadow IT is now a reality, this article outlines how companies and IT departments can embrace the trend in order to properly...
Digital company transformation, Digital problem solving, Information management