How the European machinery industry can emerge stronger from the pandemic

McKinsey & Company

The European machinery industry has an opportunity to accelerate out of the COVID-19 crisis with an ambitious plan aimed at altering industry fundamentals and increasing growth and profits. Advanced Electronics Insights Machinery & industrial goods Europe

The Impact of AI on the Management Consulting Industry

Tom Spencer

Consulting, like many other industries, is under threat from artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The risks to the management consulting industry are summarized well in an article written by Alexandre Gonfalonieri , an AI Consultant based in Paris.


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Smart quality in advanced industries

McKinsey & Company

Advanced-industries companies have the unique opportunity to implement an approach to quality that goes well beyond execution and compliance. Advanced Electronics Insights High Tech & Internet Industrial high tech Disruptive Technology Process automation Quality

Copycat industrialism

Seth Godin Blog

That’s the power of industry to shape our world–it’s very good at producing more of what’s finding a market. It’s beyond dispute that industry is an efficient way to produce more. “Let’s make more!”

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Creating strong digital B2B channels at industrial companies

McKinsey & Company

The digital solutions common at many companies are new to most industrials. How can digitization take root in this complex industry? Advanced Electronics Insights Industrial high tech Digital marketing Sales Digital strategy and organization

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How To Dominate Your Industry with Robin Fisher Roffer: Podcast #78

Consulting Success

Master storyteller and media brand strategist, Robin Fisher Roffer takes us into the power of storytelling to dominate your industry. How To Dominate Your Industry with Robin Fisher Roffer: Podcast #78 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast Brand Building Consulting Dominate Your Industry Entrepreneur StorytellingNothing connects people with brands than stories.

Does Industry Expertise Matter?

David A Fields

A question I was asked: I’ve read that industry experience isn’t supposed to be necessary to win clients, but I’ve lost projects to consultants who have more experience than me. How much does industry experience matter? Am I doing something wrong? What is your answer to this consultant? Can a “process consultant” work anywhere? What have you found? Post your thoughts on this by using the ‘Leave a Comment’ box below. (I’ll I’ll post what I told her in a couple of days.).

21 Types Of Consulting (With Real Examples & Stories)

Consulting Success

Consulting Articles Become a Consulting Expert Become an Industry Expert Consulting Industry Start a Consulting BusinessInterested in the different types of consulting and consulting businesses? In this post, we’re sharing 21 types of consulting.

Reimagining industrial supply chains


For organizations that understand the vulnerabilities in industrial supply chains, there is an opportunity to prepare for future shocks and build resilience without hurting efficiency.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

How to boost growth in industrial services: Better customer experience

McKinsey & Company

Customer experience is increasingly critical for industrial-services businesses—and the bar is rising. Here’s how to exceed it. Insights on Operations Operations Strategy

The Growth of the Consulting Industry in the Nordics


The Nordic consulting industry has experienced a drastic increase in previous years. This astounding growth rate in the industry is ignited by the digital transformation and technological advances. The health care industry in the Nordics has also experienced this ongoing change into the digital transformation. Read this article to find out more on the current situation of the consulting industry in the Nordic countries. Growth at its Finest.

A travel boom is looming. But is the industry ready?

McKinsey & Company

This peak-travel season, tourists are returning with a vengeance. Travel companies should focus on four priority areas to ensure traveler satisfaction. Insights on Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Strategy

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Overcoming Barriers to Multitier Supplier Collaboration

McKinsey & Company

Digitally integrated supply chains could generate billions in new value—if industries find ways to manage perceived risks, realize the value at stake, and distribute it fairly among partners.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Value creation in industrials


The industrials sector is vital to global economic health. What factors help top companies stand out from the pack and generate the greatest value? Advanced Electronics Insights

Implementing a digital transformation at industrial companies

McKinsey & Company

Six building blocks can help industrial companies create a strong digital strategy and generate top value from digitization. Advanced Electronics Insights High Tech & Internet Digital Innovation

How clean can the nickel industry become?


Can the industry meet these needs—and sustainability goals? Global demand for Class 1 nickel could skyrocket, especially for use in electric vehicles. Metals & Mining Insights

Industrial scale and brittleness

Seth Godin Blog

Industrial scale seems to pay off. Look at that banana, just look at it. Bananas are a modern miracle. They’re cheap, nutritious, and readily available. And just about every banana you’ve ever eaten (if you live in the Northern Hemisphere) came from the same tree.

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

Industry 4.0: Reimagining manufacturing operations after COVID-19


Industry 4.0 technologies were already transforming manufacturers’ operations before the pandemic. Now adoption is diverging between technology haves and have-nots. Insights on Operations

Coronavirus: Industrial IoT in challenging times


The Industrial Internet of Things can help companies navigate the current crisis and emerge stronger once operations ramp up again. Advanced Electronics Insights

How the automotive industry is accelerating out of the turn

McKinsey & Company

While the early effects of the COVID-19 crisis presented a dip in the road, car sales and production are roaring back. Trends that have been long in coming point to significant changes ahead. Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive retailing Automotive

Post-pandemic competition in the consulting industry

The Source

The crisis isn’t yet over, but already speculation is rife about how consulting firms have performed during it. Last summer, we asked clients how they thought the reputations of a range of major firms had been impacted by the crisis.

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

The impact of decarbonization on the gas and LNG industry

McKinsey & Company

The energy mix is shifting across industries. Developing a five- to ten-year strategy can help oil and gas companies navigate the long term. Oil & Gas Insights Oil & Natural Gas

Taking a good look at the beauty industry

McKinsey & Company

After a challenging year, beauty brands are bouncing back. The most successful ones offer a distinctive omnichannel customer experience while prioritizing sustainability and inclusivity. Retail Insights Retail & Consumer Goods Digital strategy and organization Strategy

Redefining the power industry


Quick takes on the pressures posed by climate change—and potential responses. Insights on Sustainability

Healthcare Industry — The Rise of Vertical Integration

Tom Spencer

In recent years, players in the healthcare industry have strived to create more effective systems in order to improve overall patient outcomes. Providers who control more of their supply chain have more ability to specialise and distinguish themselves from others within the healthcare industry through a unique “value proposition and brand message that resonates” with patients.

What’s ahead for the dairy industry

McKinsey & Company

Three trends are shaping the dairy industry and will have near-term implications. To prepare, US dairy leaders should pursue a mix of company- and industry-level actions. Agriculture Insights Food and Agriculture

Five Fifty: Industrial tech


What will happen when industrial companies fully apply digital, analytics, and IoT technologies to their businesses? An upsurge in innovation—and value. Digital Insights

Women in the healthcare industry


To see how the healthcare sector stacks up on gender equality, we look at employee experiences, policies, and the effectiveness of industry programs intended to promote diversity and inclusion. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

Organizing for speed in advanced industries


Faced with the COVID-19 crisis, companies in advanced industries have become more nimble and accelerated decision making. How can they retain this speed once the pandemic abates? Advanced Electronics Insights

Creating the Industrial Ecosystem

Paul Hobcraft

The day before the main event I was included in the Industry Analysts visit to the Siemens Technology Center, at Neuperlach in Munich. Siemens is in some highly competitive industrial markets. These insights set me off on a new train of thought and the presentation gave me what I needed on (Industrial) Knowledge Graphs for the initial depth of understanding I was seeking. Getting the balance right is crucial for all Industrial digitally aware organizations.

Drones Help New Industries Take Flight

Tom Spencer

Even though unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) have been around for a decent amount of time, we don’t see many in the sky or many industries using them yet. This could be because of the perception that drones are expensive and only used for fun and outdoor activities. However, drones are no longer just toys. These multifunctional vehicles are currently used in a number of sectors.

Energizing industrial manufacturing through active performance management


A new approach can help industrials gain greater visibility into performance and capture lasting gains. Advanced Electronics Insights

Consulting on Wheels: Building a Consulting Business from an RV with Mark Treichel: Podcast #192

Consulting Success

Consulting Success Podcast Consulting Industry NCUA persistence Retirement Scaling Your Team Serving Your ClientsHave you ever wanted to work and live in an RV? Imagine exploring the world, meeting different people, and experiencing different cultures.

Brief History of the Consulting Industry

Tom Spencer

The management consulting industry, as we know it, originated in America. Booz was the first management consultancy to serve both industry and government clients. According to the UK Management Consultancies Association, the consulting industry in the UK began to grow quickly in the 1950s, fuelled by the arrival of the US consulting firms, a wave of new management techniques, and increased demand from clients for specialised consulting skills. (Source: Flickr ).

262: Babette Ballinger—How Does A Woman Tackle The Fashion Industry? Head On

On the Brink Podcast

Hear how one woman made her mark in an industry of men. Babette Ballinger holds a special place in our hearts, and in my new book, " Rethink: Smashing the Myths of Women in Business. "