New Industrials Imperatives

L.E.K.’s John Goddard and Carol Wingard discuss findings from a new special report: “New Imperatives: Why Global Industrials Must Shift Strategic Priorities” where CEOs of major global industrial firms discuss how they’ll respond to critical challenges rooted in slow growth, disruptive technologies, unforeseen competitive threats and the impact of the Industrial Internet of Things. Watch now to learn more about why global industrials must shift strategic priorities or potentially get left behind.

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Special Report

Historically the delivery of mobility services has been fragmented across public and private mobility providers. With technology acting as an enabler and growing customer expectations towards seamless end-to-end journey delivery, Mobility as a Service (“MaaS”) is likely to be a major part of the next wave of disruption in passenger transport.   In this Special Report, L.E.K. Consulting discuss the drivers for MaaS, the imperative for Governments and private mobility suppliers to consider their position, the potential role of various parties in the MaaS ecosystem and how to unlock the value of the MaaS.

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Thought Leadership

The cluttered field of health and beauty products has a new kid on the block: personalized beauty. This emerging area offers an alternative to “one size fits all” offerings. Players in this space use information gathered on a person’s genetic composition and lifestyle choices to design products that best meet the customer’s specific needs.

U.S. industrials have been facing a number of challenges over the past year and a half, resulting in slow end-market growth. They are also grappling with evolving value chain dynamics, a continuing stream of new technologies, and uncertainty about some of the regulatory and policy moves of the new administration. Where should U.S. companies be focusing their efforts?

Not long ago “traveling in style” simply meant first-class transportation, plush accommodations, and dining nightly at five-star restaurants. It was an aspiration that few could ever hope to achieve. But according to the L.E.K. 2017 Luxury Travel Study — a survey of nearly two thousand U.S. travelers — that has begun to change.

There’s no doubt that over the long term, autonomous vehicles (better known as self-driving cars), combined with electrification and shared mobility, will have a massive impact on society. This Executive Insights examines three key challenges to the commercializing the first fully self-driving vehicle.

In this Executive Insights, L.E.K. explores the substantial opportunities in open banking for banks of all types and size. There could be transformational wins for astute challenger banks, while for incumbent large banks there is huge potential for renewed relevance and customer-centricity.

Australia is currently in the midst of an energy system crisis. Energy prices are growing for consumers and businesses at the same time market operators are contending with old infrastructure, demand fluctuations from extreme weather conditions and looming agreed emission targets. As governments and market operators think about the National Energy Market (NEM) and future policy, they must consider how their settings affect market development – both intended and unintended.

Almost every CEO on the planet would list growth as one of the highest priorities on his or her agenda. The reasons are not hard to find. However, not all growth is good growth and in some cases, the battle to expand can result in value destruction. In this Executive Insights, L.E.K. Partner Peter Smith explores 10 simple steps that, taken together, offer a proven way to uncover good growth opportunities.

Energy storage is high on executive agendas, but beyond all the hype what is the reality? In this Executive Insights, Clare Chatfield and Jean-Christophe Coulot set out five key considerations for use as a tool to create a successful business in the energy storage sector.

The CDC estimates that nearly 80 people die of opioid overdose each day in the United States. Opioid overuse is a critical issue, and the need for interventions is becoming an urgent priority for many health systems. In this Executive Insights, we review how L.E.K. Consulting worked with Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare to develop a comprehensive pain management strategy.

Most data-driven healthcare IT (HCIT) providers aren’t going to survive. Their business models are at serious risk of failure in the next three to five years. To beat those odds, they need to evolve dramatically, and fast, to a point where they are not selling data at all. This Executive Insights examines ways that data providers are making the move from data provider to data analytics services.

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