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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)

Does the government have the political will to change...

The UK government’s first annual energy statement recently acknowledged the ongoing need to realign UK energy policy in order to implement an...

Central to the government’s target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 34 per cent below their 1990 levels by 2020 are the increase in the proportion of electricity generated from renewable sources, and energy efficiency measures. In Realigning UK energy policy, Arthur D. Little analyses how...
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Utilities & alternative energy

Arthur D. Little and Volvo Group bring new thinking to CIOs

Transforming information technology (IT) assets into competitive weapons

There is no avoiding the fact that IT has a high impact on business operations – however, few companies put IT on the executive agenda.  According to a joint report from global management consultancy Arthur D. Little and vehicle manufacturing giant Volvo Group, executives must rethink and...
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Technology & innovation management

Arthur D. Little – Car manufacturers losing millions of...

Study urges OEMs to take a more aggressive approach to insurance to protect profit margins

One of the largest profit generators for car manufacturers remains parts and service. However, low-cost repair shop networks have increasingly become preferred suppliers to car insurers looking to keep costs down. Despite an increased push by automotive OEMs to bring their own label insurance...
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Automotive

Mobile operators must establish network sharing...

The time is right for mobile network operators to seek partners for strategic cooperation on radio access networks, according to the latest report from Arthur D. Little, “The New Reality of Network Cooperation”.  However, operators must act now, because those who move quickly will narrow...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Arthur D. Little awarded Strategy Advisory Firm of the Year

Arthur D. Little (ADL) - the global management consultancy linking strategy, technology and innovation - has been honoured in the Intercontinental Finance Global Awards as Strategy Advisory Firm of the Year. The 2010 global awards have been presented to firms that have had the greatest impact on...
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Strategy