McKinsey’s Investing in the growing sleep health economy (download possible)

Sleep insufficiency exacts a high human cost in physical and mental health, as well as a considerable economic toll in lost productivity. The multibillion-dollar sleep-health economy is a response to this growing problem and opens a wide range of attractive market opportunities for both private-equity investors and consumer-oriented companies. Understanding the costs of sleep insufficiency … Continue reading McKinsey’s Investing in the growing sleep health economy (download possible)

PWC ‘s Workforce of the future the competing forces shaping 2030 (download possible)

  We are living through a fundamental transformation in the way we work. Automation and 'thinking machines' are replacing human tasks, changing the skills that organisations are looking for in their people. But what will the future look like? This isn’t a time to sit back and wait for events to unfold. To be prepared … Continue reading PWC ‘s Workforce of the future the competing forces shaping 2030 (download possible)

Smart Art: Why More Artists Need to Study Business

Artists contribute much creativity to society, but business acumen may not be their forte. Paying for health care and business insurance, saving for retirement and recovering from disasters can be tough to handle for artists without traditional jobs. To gain insight into new financial models for them, Knowledge@Wharton tapped two experts: Jenifer Simon, director of  programs and … Continue reading Smart Art: Why More Artists Need to Study Business

All Platforms Are Not Equal

The dramatic influence of the internet on how businesses operate and the emergence of a handful of gigantic, digitally enabled corporations have led to breathless pronouncements regarding the importance of a peculiar new class of monopolies built on digital platforms. These platforms, it is argued, fuel network effects that lead inexorably to winner-take-all marketplaces.1 This perspective … Continue reading All Platforms Are Not Equal

Arthur D Little Digital Lean Management

Successful companies have achieved outstanding performances by incorporating Lean Management at the center of their corporate transformations. At the same time, the potential of digital technologies to transform performance has become widely recognized. However, we observe two types of lean companies on their way to digital: either companies realize a radical performance increase of up … Continue reading Arthur D Little Digital Lean Management