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New report warns technical investment necessary to ensure offshore wind’s role...

Arthur D. Little urges offshore wind energy developers to improve upon 60 per cent availability through dedicated offshore testing facilities, R&...

Despite being clean, green, and supported by policy makers, according to a report released today by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little, offshore wind faces significant barriers to cementing its position as a key component of Europe's future renewable energy mix. The new study, "All...
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Utilities & alternative energy

Global strategy and business development expert joins Arthur D. Little’s Energy...

Peter Hughes to bring international market strategy experience to ADL’s global energy clients

International management and business development expert Peter Hughes has been appointed a Director with management consultancy Arthur D. Little’s global Energy & Utilities practice. He will work closely with energy and utility clients across the global practice, contributing his industry...
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Utilities & alternative energy

Learning and development expert joins Arthur D. Little's Global HR...

Marie Jerusalem to bring senior people management expertise to ADL's global workforce

Global management consultancy Arthur D. Little today announced the appointment of international learning and development specialist Marie Jerusalem to the role of global HR director. She will work directly with Arthur D. Little's corporate management team to develop and oversee the consultancy's...
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Are support functions costing the financial services industry more than they...

A new report by Arthur D. Little warns banks and insurers: More to be done to maximise back office efficiency

Despite progress in maximising operational efficiency, a new report released today by management consultancy Arthur D. Little found that financial services companies have much work left to do to optimise the support and back-office functions of their corporate headquarters.  According to...
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Financial services

M&A expertise key to banks’ survival through credit crunch

A new report by Arthur D. Little asks: how can banks manage post-merger integration to realise true value growth in the post-liquidity crisis...

With the crisis in financial markets fueling increased merger and acquisition (M&A) activity throughout Europe's financial services industry, a new study by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little predicts that within the next three years, ten of today's top fifty European banks will...
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Financial services

Smart planning required: Smart metering implementation reconsidered

A new report warns that without careful forward planning, utilities’ drive for smart metering will not yield long term business benefits

Recent environmental and economic pressures have seen many utilities reconsidering the use of smart metering technology to end the high operational costs associated with traditional energy usage monitoring and enabling a broader range of service offerings to consumers.  However, a report...
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Arthur D. Little: Nordic providers top the list of Europe’s most efficient...

Arthur D. Little has measured operative expense ratios in 50 of Europe’s largest non-life insurers over a period of 36 months. As the immediate fallout from the credit crisis becomes evident, the insurance industry must shift its focus to more long-term financial sustainability. One way to view...
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Financial services

Arthur D. Little: Expat skill transfer has not delivered

A new report by Arthur D. Little finds that the promise of localising talent in the Middle East oil and gas industry has yet to be realised

Forty years on and the Middle East’s oil and gas sector still relies on a highly paid, short-term, expatriate workforce to exploit development and exploration opportunities in the region, according to a new report released today by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little.  Despite the...
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Utilities & alternative energy

The BRIC battle – winning the global race for the emerging middle segment

A new study by Arthur D. Little identifies what major growth in the four largest emerging economies will mean for mature market multinationals

With global policy makers and business leaders predicting the emerging BRIC markets will remain the key source for growth in the crisis, a new study by Arthur D. Little explains that mature market multinationals must re-evaluate their outmoded globalisation philosophies or risk losing out to a new...
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Automotive

Telecom suppliers: The pressure is on

Arthur D. Little's study of traditional telecom infrastructure suppliers reveals a growing pressure on the industry from IT players and emerging...

A recent study by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little has found that traditional telecoms suppliers are facing an overall critical situation as the recession deepens in 2009. The increasing strength of the Asian market was identified as the primary threat that telecom suppliers face, due...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)