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Aviation year zero – New non-aero revenues

How airports must transform their approach to revitalize non-aero revenues

Retail shops, food & beverage outlets and car parks are perceived as integral parts of an airport. These so-called “non-aero revenues” have long been a reliable and profitable source of income for airports. However, in recent years, airports’ vital income source has been under attack. Now, due...
Travel & transportation, Strategy

The future of hydrogen and e-fuels

Will hydrogen be the new oil?

With intensified discussions to become carbon-free, hydrogen is back at the top of the agenda for some. Others see it as over-hyped with too many limitations, especially with regard to efficiency. Similarly, e-fuels are controversial. Thus, while battery electric vehicles are starting to take...
Automotive, Utilities & alternative energy, Strategy, Sustainability

CAR-T on site: Forgoing the extra mile

Adopting on-site manufacturing of CAR-T cells in your hospital to improve patient outcomes

CAR-T (chimeric antigen receptor T-cell) therapy involves the use of genetically re-engineered versions of a patient’s own T-cells to find cancer cells and defeat them. As of March 2020, there are two CAR-T therapies licensed for use – Kymriah® and Yescarta®. CAR-T has pushed the boundaries of...
Healthcare & life sciences

Next-generation business resilience management

A revolution in risk and continuity management powered by next-practice data analytics

Responses from large companies to the COVID-19 crisis have brought into sharp focus serious shortcomings in current risk and business continuity management approaches, such as lack of suitable data and intelligence, inadequate appreciation of risk velocity, and not enough agility to adapt to...
Risk

Actions for post-crisis supply chain recovery

Using recovery from the COVID-19 crisis as a catalyst for long-term transformation of supply chains and strategic growth

Every day more countries alarm the world with new COVID-19 cases. As a result, many countries are closing their borders and imposing social-distancing measures on their people. Naturally, global and local companies are affected as their workforces and supply chains are cut off. The first weeks of...
Operations management

Win the automotive COVID-19 rebound

How automotive sales & aftersales can prepare for the post-corona era

Economic lockdowns in the COVID-19 crisis have quickly and severely compromised the automotive supply chain and dealerships in unprecedented ways – car sales dropped by up to 80 percent in one month and production was stopped for weeks. The recession after the crisis will cut global car demand by...
Automotive, Marketing & sales

Aviation year zero – Green for grants

How governments, as the de facto next key stakeholders of the aviation industry, should support a transformation that serves customers, citizens and

Governments around the world are pouring money into the aviation industry as never before. Regardless of the forms these cash injections take (grants, loans, equity or tax deferrals), governments around the world are becoming de facto the next key stakeholders of aviation. They must thus finance a...
Travel & transportation, Strategy, Sustainability

Facing major risks: Getting it right

Rethinking risk management to enhance organizations’ resilience

Many governments, organizations and companies were not adequately prepared to respond to a risk of the scale of COVID-19. Over the last decades various epidemics have occurred, and some leaders and organizations had warned about the possibility of a pandemic crisis causing dramatic global...
Risk

Aviation year zero – The future is reinvention

How aviation players should prepare for recovery and regrowth

It is clear to all that COVID-19 has dealt a devastating blow to the aviation industry. However, while the pre-crisis industry was still thriving from the waves of globalization and commoditization of travel, it was already facing threats such as environmental pressures, unbalanced profit sharing...
Travel & transportation, Strategy

Managing clinical trials during COVID-19 and beyond

A new, groundbreaking predictive analytical approach which can be deployed in a few weeks to cope with the current crisis, and has the broader

One of the many consequences of the COVID-19 crisis has been difficulty in continuing to enroll and run clinical trials, which typically involve large numbers of people interacting in multiple geographies. Arthur D. Little (ADL) has pioneered and deployed a new, risk-based predictive analytical...
Healthcare & life sciences, Technology & innovation management, Digital problem solving