Arthur D. Little celebrates 125 years at the forefront of innovation

Arthur D. Little, the world's first management consultancy, marks its 125th anniversary with the launch of an interactive microsite – – that celebrates the company's history while highlighting its most recent research and thinking around the future of innovation management. Founded in 1886, Arthur D. Little has contributed to some of the modern world’s greatest breakthroughs and achievements through its expertise in linking strategy, technology and innovation management. From helping to put the first man on the moon to the creation of the NASDAQ stock exchange, Arthur D. Little continues to operate at the forefront of innovation management, integrating cross-sector knowledge and next level thinking seamlessly into business practice. With a strong focus on innovation-driven industries such as Automotive & Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities and Telecommunications, Media & Electronics, the consultancy leads the way in strategic thinking in cutting edge areas such as e-mobility, new nuclear, smart grid, m-payments, and super-fast broadband on a global level. Commenting on this milestone, Dr Michael Träm, CEO of Arthur D. Little, says, "We are very proud to be celebrating our 125th birthday. Additionally, we take pride in being the only global management consulting firm with such a long lasting track record and great heritage of being successful problem solvers. As the pioneer of the consulting industry, we continue to link strategy, technology and innovation management and consistently develop next generation solutions that transform our clients' business."

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Arthur D. Little – 125 years of innovationFounded in 1886 as the world's first consulting firm, Arthur D. Little has continually transformed business thinking and practice by applying its expertise in the areas of strategy, technology and innovation.  Today, Arthur D. Little helps companies to create growth, overcome challenges, improve innovation capabilities, and increase efficiency and competitiveness in a globalised marketplace.