Technology Needs Women

More and more companies around the globe are placing diversity, equity and inclusion at the center of their strategies. Here’s why we need more women in tech.

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Financial Institutions | Article

Super Apps—A New Wave of Digital Disruption in Banking?

One universal app, covering all financial affairs—this is more than utopia. Here is how super apps already are disrupting the banking sector.

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Digital & Tech | Article

How Tech Offers a Faster Path to Sustainability

Twentieth Century technology – specifically mechanization and other industrial processes – got us into the climate change conundrum. Can 21st Century data and digital technology speed our exit?

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Financial Institutions | Podcast

Spotlight on "The Fintech and Digital Banking Podcast" by BCG Platinion

Follow our hosts Annika and Nora as they talk to different experts from the fintech industry about their mission to conquer the world of banking.

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Financial Institutions | Article

The Moment of Truth: How Banks Activate Their Customers in Real Time

Dive deep into typical challenges when accessing, streaming, and processing real-time data and find out how financial service providers can solve them.

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Industrial goods | LinkedIn Feature

Industries must act together to achieve sustainable innovation

This articles discusses the challenge of driving social change towards sustainability goals in industry.

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Digital & Tech | Article

Why the Design of AI Solutions Needs to Follow a Human-Centered Approach

Wonder how you can create the best human-centered experiences when designing AI solutions? Learn how to successfully approach your challenges with our three-staged framework.

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Digital & Tech | Press

BCG Platinion Expands Its Presence in Central Europe with Office Opening in Vienna

BCG Platinion is extending its service offering in the DACH-region by opening an office in Vienna, Austria.

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Digital & Tech | Press

BCG Platinion Will Support North African Digitalization by Expanding Its Capabilities in the Region

BCG Platinion plans to play a major role in driving further growth as part of the BCG Digital Hub in Casablanca.

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Digital & Tech | Article

Never Waste a Good Crisis: The Trinity of Leveraging Cost Optimization to Modernize Your IT

A three steps guide how to drive IT modernization and cost optimization simultaneously.

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Insurance | Article

Payers 2.0: The Journey to a Data-Driven Future

Leveraging data-centric technologies like advanced analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data allows for tailored communication with customers.

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Industrial goods | Article

Only an Ecosystem Can Solve Last-Mile Gridlock in Package Delivery

As e-commerce explodes, the external costs of home package delivery grow in lock-step. The solution: a delivery ecosystem that meets the needs of consumers, delivery companies and retailers alike.

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Digital & Tech | Whitepaper

APIs@Scale: Setting the Foundations for Success

Has your organization unlocked the value of APIs? Learn what it takes to leverage the full potential of APIs in large scale organizations.

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Digital & Tech | Article

The Bionic Playground: The Workplace of the Future

What might be the best solution to unlock people’s creativity, potential, and collaboration skills when tackling future workplace challenges?

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Digital & Tech | Article

Decoding the Digital Skills Gap in Latin America

CO:DE is a social impact initiative set up by BCG Platinion that helps foster the inclusion of women in technology and promote social mobility for women in Latin America. Read on to learn more about our pilot program.

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Digital & Tech | Article

Enhance solution performance by choosing the right programming language

It is essential that organizations select the right language to maximize solution performance

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Digital & Tech | Article

Avoid the trap of large-scale PLM IT transformations in Industrial Goods

PLM is at the heart of every industrial goods company as it supports many, if not most, of the core processes.

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Digital & Tech | Article

Maximize Private Equity returns through targeted tech-enabled value creation plans

A golden opportunity in Private Equity (PE) is being missed due to the overlooked role of technology by firms. This piece is the first in a BCG Platinion series examining the growing presence and impact of technology in the Private Equity Industry.

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Digital & Tech | Article

Lessons learned from a year in pandemic: Collaboration re(birth)

One thing we’ve learned from this pandemic, is that we are a whole, a connected collective in this pale blue dot we call home.

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Digital & Tech | Article

Engineering for resilience: Engineering excellence and how to achieve it

In the fifth and last of a series of articles on how businesses can make their IT more resilient, we examine how a strong engineering culture and skill set are essential to scaling modern architectures with resilience.

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Insurance Digital & Tech | Article

Why NOW is the Right Time to Rethink Your ERP Transformation

Organizations need to answer the most crucial question for ERP transformations: what is the right approach?

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Digital & Tech | Whitepaper

Protecting Digital Value with Third-Party Cyber Risk Management

As companies fight their way to a post-COVID-19 future, their executives are accelerating digital transformation efforts.

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Digital & Tech | Article

Designing for resilience: How next generation tech architecture can make your IT more scalable and robust

In the fourth in a series of articles on how businesses can make their IT more resilient, we discuss how architecture designs must evolve to integrate new technology changes and keep pace with faster change

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SLI
Digital & Tech | Article

Measuring resilience: How service level agreements can improve your company’s IT resilience

In the third of a series of articles on how businesses can make their IT more resilient, we discuss practical methods to identify and develop service-level metrics connecting business to technology resilience.

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

Flipping the Mindset: Viewing ERP Modernization as Business Transformation

Upgrading legacy and core systems is high risk but can be high reward if approached effectively. Key to success is flipping the mindset; treating it as an opportunity for business improvement rather than a technology project.

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SRE
Digital & Tech | Article

How to get there: Maturity models for SRE and stages of development

In the second of a series of articles on on IT resilience, we articulate five stages of development in our maturity model

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Energy | Article

Why Green IT is critical for the sustainable future of your company

Many companies and governments have set themselves ambitious targets to achieve carbon neutrality before 2050. To accomplish the set goals, an immense shift along the entire IT value chain is required.

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SAP S/4HANA transformation
Energy | Article

Laying the foundation for a successful S/4HANA transformation

Planning and rolling out a complete ERP transformation can be quite challenging especially for globally operating enterprises.

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Digital & Tech | Article

Social Impact at BCG Platinion - We use digital expertise to make a difference in the world

We help organizations unlock their digital potential to make the most out of their nonprofit operations, thus building a better world for us all.

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Stronger by design
Digital & Tech | Article

Stronger by Design: How ‘technology resilience’ can cut costs and boost your company’s profits

In the first of a series of articles on IT resilience, we tackle how ‘technology resilience’ can cut costs and boost your company’s profits.

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Digital & Tech | Press

BCG Platinion strengthens global leadership team with three core appointments

BCG Platinion has expanded its global leadership team with a trio of critical leadership appointments in Paris, Sao Paulo and Johannesburg.

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Energy
Energy | Article

Greenfield Mindset: How an Evolved PMI Setup Can Increase a Company's Innovative Power

Typically, PMI focuses on the pure integration of the target company’s IT landscape. During this phase, it is decided whether and which applications of the target company should be retained.

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Energy | Article

Agile@Scale: A Critical Success Factor during the COVID-19 Pandemic

One team shares their experiences conducting an Agile S/4HANA transformation during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.

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Industrial goods | LinkedIn Feature

Automated processes straight off the assembly line

From sophisticated production lines in the consumer goods industry to intelligent robots in state of the art battery factories: Automation was long considered the domain of the manufacturing industry.

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Energy | LinkedIn Feature

Becoming one IT organization is a challenging journey

Post-Merger-Integration projects (‘PMIs’) are some of the most challenging projects for large organizations. Two or more fundamentally different “worlds” need to be fused into a new unique, homogeneous entity whilst realizing ambitious cost and efficiency targets.

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

Flexibility increases resilience: Preparing the IT function

The COVID-19 crisis has shown that companies who are set up for flexibility are more resilient against environmental change and are able to adapt quicker.

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Financial Institutions | LinkedIn Feature

Avoiding the Cloud Cost Apocalypse

How can enterprises master emerging public cloud cost challenges? By following a sustainable approach to public cloud financial governance. Find out more in this article.

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Consumer Goods | Article

Personalisation excellence accelerates profits

COVID-19 has radically changed consumer behavior. Sales through Online channels have doubled since the first days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more in this article.

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

Enabling IT based on an end-to-end Digital Twin

We support clients with an IT Stabilization Program in Engineering, Logistics and Manufacturing to strengthen operations and create the resilience required to think the Digital Twin end-to-end.

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

Enable Social Impact through technology

We want to drive Social Impact based on what we know best – Technology. Leveraging our strong consulting skills with comprehensive and deep IT expertise, we enable others to focus on their purpose.

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Industrial goods | Article

A smoother, speedier path to agile in Industrial Goods

Mention industrial goods and “agile” doesn’t typically spring to mind. Yet the same methodologies that have turbocharged collaboration and responsiveness for tech companies can bring dramatic improvements to a wide range of industries.

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

How to make digital transformation a sustained force

How can companies sustain digital transformation? This article explores the deep-rooted, necessary change organizations need to take from three perspectives.

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Industrial goods | Article

What Unique Role Can Digital Play in Tough Times?

Learn how IT-enabled efficiencies – not only in the core, but also in the IT function – have the potential to strengthen a company’s resilience.

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Consumer Goods | Article

The new rise of eCommerce

The global lockdown has driven demand for electronic commerce and now requires organizations to upgrade their strategy and technology.

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Digital & Tech | Article

Cloudsourcing – How to leverage cloud when building new business

Building your company with an agile, cloud-based IT function is easier and more cost-effective than ever. Here’s how to do it the right way.

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

How Cost Cutting Initiatives can be Supported by Digital Technologies

Digital technologies offer cost cutting opportunities which were not available during previous economic crises. Digital solutions enable business leaders to prepare their organizations for the time after shutdown by ensuring a more cost-effective return to day-to-day operations.

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

GitOps: Build infrastructure resilient applications

The Concept of DevOps is widely accepted and adopted into today’s business world, but automated deployments can often cause problems. Read on for a perspective on the GitOps approach and how it can positively impact modern CI/CD architectures.

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Financial Institutions | Press

Financial Institutions Begin to Believe in Decentralised Finance

BCG and Crypto.com research finds almost two thirds of companies in finance believe there is a compelling case to offer decentralised services.

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Digital & Tech | Article

Finding a New Normal in the Cloud

To maximize productivity and efficiency in this digital new normal environment, organizations will need to combine technology with organizational innovation.

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

Comfortable with being uncomfortable?

We are all gurus with large tool-kits at our disposal to help our teams and organisations adapt to rapidly changing corporate ecosystems. It is time we think of social justice as an equally important and relevant target for our skills and become better diversity allies.

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Financial Institutions | Whitepaper

The Sudden Rise of DeFi: Opportunities and Risks for Financial Services

In a joint research project, BCG Platinion and Crypto.com analyse the rise of decentralised finance and weigh its recent progress against its ability to substitute centralised services in payments, loans and exchanges.

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

Make technology change easy by reshaping your approach to Enterprise Integration

Larger organisations often make mistakes in their Enterprise Integration that lead to serious pain when they attempt to integrate IT systems. Read on to learn how to avoid these pitfalls.

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

Digital Transformation and Climate Change — Are they reconcilable?

Digital Transformation and Climate transition : should optimizing one be at the expense of the other? Could Tech, Digital and Data help? What if considering both topics at the same time is a better recipe for success? Tackle these burning questions in this article.

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

Making the right choice - steering business decisions for software development

Decisions are often unknowingly influenced by someone’s own preferences what might lead to wrong decisions. 

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Digital & Tech | LinkedIn Feature

Ten best practices on becoming a data driven company

 

Becoming a data-driven company is an imperative for many enterprises. The objective is clear, but the way to get there can be quite rocky.

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Digital & Tech | Article

The cloud market in LatAm: Jumping on a high-speed train

The LatAm cloud technology market has shown significant growth potential, with continued expansion across all segments as penetration of the solutions continues to be below that of developed markets.

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Digital & Tech | Press

BCG Acquires Design Consultancy AllofUs to Expand Design Capabilities

 New Acquisition Will Further Enhance Boston Consulting Group’s Capabilities in Digital Products and Services 

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Retail | Whitepaper

Leveraging Customer Data in Energy Retail

“Stepping into a million shoes”. Data is growing in importance unlike ever before, empowering both utilities and their customer alike.

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