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ECPI and Arthur D. Little launch global carbon equity index

Index highlights companies best-equipped to prosper in tougher climate legislation environment

ECPI, the leading sustainability research and ESG index construction company, has announced the launch of its global carbon equity index. Developed in partnership with global management consultancy Arthur D. Little, the new Index will be part of ECPI’s thematic index family and will allow...
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Arthur D. Little: Cost reduction in the telecom industry

Report warns: operators must act to escape from the low-profit spiral

The European telecoms industry is at risk of becoming a low profit business. The new study "Cost Reduction in the Telecom Industry" from the management consultancy Arthur D. Little warns that cost management must become an even stronger focus for wireless and wireline operators....
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Arthur D. Little: Transforming public R&D for a post-...

New report warns research and technology institutes to collaborate and modernise in order to meet challenges of globalisation and a resource-...

Traditional state-run research and technology institutes (RTIs) face significant challenges and in some cases extinction, warns a new report from management consultancy Arthur D. Little.  With the global recession signalling cuts in state funding, more demanding industry customers and...
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Central and Eastern European telecom operators take bold...

While DSL has been the dominant fixed broadband technology in the EU, the CEE experience has confirmed that other technologies, such as wifi, LAN,...

Arthur D. Little’s new report, “Space for Creativity: Innovative Solutions in Central and Eastern European Telecommunications", has revealed that operators in CEE have often deployed new innovative technologies earlier and faster than their Western European counterparts. This bold approach has...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Arthur D. Little: Electro-mobility players must do more to...

Green market challenge goes beyond developing new technology

In the current automotive crisis, everyone is plugging into electro-mobility. However, little focus is placed upon developing adequate business models. According to “Winning on the E-mobility Playing Field”, the latest automotive Viewpoint from global management consultancy Arthur D. Little, OEMs,...
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Automotive

DRM must evolve to satisfy needs of both content owners and...

Arthur D. Little's new report, "Untying the Gordian Knot", examines the current state of play in digital rights management (DRM) and...

While DRM has been used since the early days of digital content distribution, it has long been a source of controversy, with complex proprietary systems creating integration headaches for manufacturers and distributors, and preventing end users from legitimately sharing content across different...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Arthur D. Little: Business is back in business

The majority of CXOs across all industries predict businesses will return to pre-crisis activity levels by the end of 2011. This is the finding of a...

Executives’ optimism is linked to the lasting benefits of the fundamental restructuring that businesses could not avoid. These include lower working capital, higher productivity through redundancies, re-engineered processes, higher capacity through cutbacks, and a rationalized manufacturing and...
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Is nuclear new build more a management than a technology...

Global management consultancy Arthur D. Little has produced a major new study that examines the management and technology issues facing nuclear new...

The study concludes that, besides its technical complexity, the management issues of a nuclear new build are often underestimated and call for professional management of the venture. In order to provide detailed insights on the approach taken by nuclear new build owners, Arthur D. Little has...
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Utilities & alternative energy

Arthur D. Little: Putting IT governance at the top of the...

Now is the time for corporations to make fundamental changes to the way they organise business IT, with 40 per cent of CEOs and CIOs pointing...

Over recent years, corporate governance has become mandatory. As a subset of corporate governance, IT governance has made its way up the corporate agenda. With many IT organizations in survival mode due to the economic crisis, Arthur D. Little believes this is the time to align IT with business to...
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Information management

Arthur D. Little: Telecoms operators prepare to tap into...

A strong opportunity exists for telecoms operators to enter the power market by providing backbone infrastructure for smart grids. This is the core finding of a new report from global management consultancy Arthur D. Little – “Smart Grid opportunities for telcos” – in which experts analyse a range...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)