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Building momentum – oil and gas in Latin America

Development of unconventional oil and gas resources

Unconventional oil production has grown these past few years despite low oil prices since 2014. Although production in the US decreased in 2015, stabilization of prices and improvements in several operational areas allowed unconventionals to maintain a relevant role in the global supply. Last year...
Oil & gas

Digitalisierungstrends im Gesundheitswesen

ConhIT Report: Das Gesundheitswesen birgt hohes Potential für Digitalisierungsinitiativen

Healthcare & life sciences

The Breakthrough Incubator

How to rapidly create and launch a new step-out business

Creating a new step-out business is not easyAchieving the revenue growth that markets expect can be challenging: growth by acquisition is expensive, and organic growth is often too slow and incremental. Therefore, a key priority for global corporations is to improve performance in breakthrough...
Consumer goods & retail, Public services, Technology & innovation 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

Innovation through contracting in the oil and gas sector

How contracts with external partners drive innovation in the oil and gas sector

An increasing number of CEOs see innovation as a key lever for growth and critical to achieving sustained competitive advantage across the oil and gas sector. To be more innovative, firms increasingly complement their internal innovation capabilities with solutions, ideas, and technologies from...
Oil & gas, Strategy, Organization & transformation, Technology & innovation management

Automotive Quarterly – Q4/2017

Die regelmäßig berichteten Kenngrößen basieren auf veröffentlichten Finanzberichten sowie teilweise auf ergänzenden Quellen und Analysen. Die wesentlichen Ergebnisse für die Q4-Zahlen im Überblick:Alle Indizes auf Jahresendrallye – trotz Brexit-ÄngstenUmsatzschwäche in Übersee Opel-Verkauf...
Automotive

Dead end approaches for high- sulfur fuels

Refiners’ time window shrinks - they need to act

Demand switch to low-sulfur fuels has been uneven across the globe, but environmental and engine regulations are pressing sulfur specs to extremely low limits. Refiners need to act accordingly since there will not be place to sink high-sulfur fuels anymore.Demand for ultra-low-sulfur on-road fuels...
Oil & gas

Saudi Arabia: World leader in solar power?

Can KSA meet >50% of its electricity demand through solar?

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has laid out an ambitious plan to modernize the country and move its economy away from its dependence on oil. A key part of this plan is to begin meaningfully tapping one of the country’s most abundant natural resources: solar power. Already, the Kingdom has...
Utilities & alternative energy

Operations Management Periodical

Interview, Case Studies, Veranstaltungen und Solutions aus unserer Operations Management Practice

Mit dem Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) der Berner Gruppe haben wir ein Interview zur Zukunft der Logistik geführt. Die Berner Gruppe handelt B2B mit Verbrauchsmaterialien, Werkzeugen und Werkstattausstattung und bietet entsprechende Beratung und Serviceleistungen an. Die Gruppe ist europaweit in...
Operations management

The Breakthrough Incubator

How to rapidly create and launch new step-out businesses

Achieving the revenue growth that markets expect can be challenging, especially when core business growth prospects are limited, or when disruptions or convergence mean that the company has to move into new or unfamiliar areas. Growth by acquisition is expensive, and organic growth is slow and...
Technology & innovation management