Sat.May 11, 2019

The journey to an agile organization


You know what an agile organization is, and why it’s important. But figuring out how to pull off an agile transformation is another question. Insights on Organization

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Brand Architecture – Overview (Part 1 or 2)

Tom Spencer

Having a great mentor is critical for personal skill development, especially early in your career, and so I wanted to share the guidelines that my mentor provided me to follow in 2019 to become a better consultant / strategist. As a brief introduction, my mentor spent two summers at Bain & Co.

2019 global insurance trends and forecasts


Our 2019 analysis of McKinsey’s Global Insurance Pools database offers a detailed look at global insurance trends, with analysis by region and line of business. Insights on Financial Services

Brand Architecture – Selecting the Right Brand Architecture post M&A (Part 2 of 2)

Tom Spencer

When two companies are going through a merger or an acquisition (M&A), the branding strategy is often the last thing that senior management thinks about, wrongly assuming that it’s more a creative decision than a business call. This is a huge mistake.

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

The pros and cons of activist investors


Management teams that engage positively with attackers may find activist campaigns bring ideas that create value and improve shareholder performance. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights