Leveraging insight from a consumers' online actions, combined with external characteristics such as geography, demographics and behaviors, can identify latent opportunities to tailor products and prices by consumer microsegment for increased profitability. Read PwC's article in the October 2014 issue of DEG Quarterly.
PwC’s Health Industries practice brought together a panel of three specialists from the clinical, technical and operational side of healthcare during the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference to discuss and share best practices in medical informatics. While the participants varied in their pace and depth of commitment to informatics, all agreed that the potential of technology to positively impact patient care and coordination is profound.
Analytics are used increasingly throughout the Entertainment and Media (E&M) industry. This paper presents a proposed structure for a successful analytics project and focuses on simulation modeling.
A large enterprise software company implemented an integrated digital strategy to streamline its operations, reach new customers, and achieve revenue growth.
A deep “digital fitness” analysis helped a large global distributor discover new ways to turn technological improvements into increased sales.
When a U.S.-based company decided to move some of its people and manufacturing closer to its important Asian markets, operations, supply chain issues, and local tax strategies would all come into play.
How one of the world’s largest property and casualty insurers was able to define an innovative global growth strategy uniquely suited to its operational and category strengths.
A series of multi-billion-dollar acquisitions forced a large diversified manufacturing company to launch a sweeping financial integration project.
PwC applied its unique Enterprise Co-creation strategy to help transform a vast customer service ecosystem in response to consumer demand for new and better kinds of support.
Looking ahead to see how an enhanced digital experience could secure tomorrow’s customers today.
A federal agency playing a vital role in national security needed to undergo a complete organizational transformation in order to achieve its crucial mission.
Take advantage of our latest research with the Economist Intelligence Unit. Find out how data & analytics are helping to drive significant improvements in decision making.
A global manufacturer created a multi-billion-dollar business model incubator to innovate new ways to sell its products and services.
While information has always been an important ingredient to driving business models, now it’s frequently the most important ingredient that talent and algorithms transform into the company’s primary product or service output. As “Big Data” and more sophisticated analytics become a critical business differentiator, three lenses help explain how companies can reframe their strategies to maximise market impact – and the capabilities they need to do it effectively.
The Department of Defense achieved both better performance and remarkable cost savings when it transformed its multi-billion-dollar supply chain.
A high-tech manufacturer facing a quality crisis needed a transformational effort to evolve its production processes.
How one of the largest consumer products companies in the world was able to identify more than $1B in savings and improve performance by looking to cross-industry models to help innovate its supply chain approach.
A clear window into customer expectations leads to cost-effective improvements in the way business gets done, and a stronger basis for vision and growth.
Maximize finance operations, and do more with less.
In PwC’s most recent Productivity Stars survey, we asked 300 US company executives for their thoughts on the opportunities and challenges presented by new trends on productivity. Executives are paying attention to how new drivers such as knowledge intensity, complexity, relationship networks, globalisation, digitisation of products and services, and moving operations to the cloud are impacting productivity, but say they struggle with what to do about them. What can you as a c-suite executive do to improve your business’s productivity growth? We’ve defined five concrete steps you can take to create policies that will drive your productivity growth.
What’s the critical link between investment and shareholder return for any business? Productivity. As the key to growth, it should be top of mind for the C-Suite at all times, and that means facing some tough, interrelated short and long term challenges: converting innovation investments into better products and services; building operating models to improve top and bottom line performance and reinvesting to create the right conditions for the next wave of growth. Getting a positive feedback loop working across these areas to drive productivity growth is a management triathlon, but one worth winning.
A large software company needed to become more agile, better understand its customers, improve its products, and lower costs—all at the same time.
Transform customer data into customer insight
In our increasingly complex business environment, the best companies are looking to diversity and inclusion as sources of competitive advantage. PwC helps organizations across sectors to achieve that competitive advantage.
Leverage workforce data to provide needed clarity on operational/HR cost drivers and more effectively manage the organization’s assets to improve your company’s return on investment in human resources and human capital.
Capitalizing on the promise of Big Data
How a buzzword morphed into a lasting trend that will transform the way you do business
A large life insurance company needed to predict the future in order to position itself optimally in the rapidly evolving online insurance sales market.
Company leaders realize that they need to turn from an inward to an outward focus. Getting closer to the customer is crucial to growth. Learn more about how businesses are changing to put their customers front and center.
The regulatory environment and the compliance data it requires can pose steep and costly challenges to any business.