Insights & Publications - Insights & Publications RSS Feeds Insights & Publications - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:44:43 GMT en Copyright (c) & Company. All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission. Sitecore CMS: Sitecore RSS module:, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null Safe enough to try: An interview with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh - Organizations are more likely to innovate and thrive when they unleash the potential of individuals and the power of self-organizing teams, says the online retailer’s CEO. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:49:35 GMT Our Insights Innovative pharma contracts: When do value-based arrangements work? - Many are exploring alternatives to traditional ‘per pill’ arrangements underlying reimbursement. This holds implications for pharma manufacturers. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:47:48 GMT Our Insights The granularity of Medicaid MCO growth - Despite present uncertainties, MCO leaders can still aspire to grow—and make decisions to support that aspiration. Our research shows that the key sources of growth for Medicaid MCOs are strategic, not operational. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:00:56 GMT Our Insights Riding China’s huge, high-flying car market - Few car markets in history have risen so far so fast. Here’s a peek under the hood at what’s driving China’s automotive future. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:58:29 GMT Our Insights Drivers of student performance: Insights from the Middle East and North Africa - Five findings emerged from our analysis of OECD PISA results from the Middle East and North Africa. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:04:30 GMT Our Insights The legal entity identifier: The value of the unique counterparty ID - New research undertaken by & Company and the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) estimates that broader, global adoption of legal entity identifiers (LEIs) could yield annual savings of over $150 million within the investment banking industry and up to $500 million for banks in the issuance of letters of credit. These findings form part of a white paper that examines the potential use cases of the LEI in streamlining legal entity identification. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:10:29 GMT Our Insights Disruption, friction, and change: The hallmarks of a true transformation - A company transformation is a holistic, top-priority endeavor that requires aggressive focus from the management team to reach the full potential of a business. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:38:53 GMT Our Insights The future of risk management in the digital era - We collaborated with the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and more than 50 institutions around the world, including banks, regulators, and fintechs, to explore critical questions on the future of risk management. This report aims to answer these questions and shares insights to help organizations navigate a digital transformation of the risk function—now and in the long term. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:49:39 GMT Our Insights Democratizing diversity - The general manager of people and culture at Australia’s Origin Energy explains why it’s important to go beyond top-down objectives and targets. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:59:55 GMT Gender Equality Focusing your M&A team on revenue growth - Revenue synergies can make a good deal even better. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:25:00 GMT Our Insights Bridging infrastructure gaps: Has the world made progress? - Despite increased spending and pockets of progress, infrastructure investment gaps remain. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:15:08 GMT Our Insights Making M&A deal synergies count - When investors understand where deal value comes from, they tend to reward companies up front. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:13:28 GMT Our Insights How to make sure your next product or service launch drives growth - Fifty percent of launches don’t hit their targets. Launch champions follow these four rules. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:07:22 GMT Our Insights Navigating the uncertainty of potential ACA ‘repeal and replace’: A preliminary analysis - The findings in this Intelligence Brief provide an introductory perspective on how the next US administration and Congressional Republicans may approach altering the ACA and related legislation. The information is based on publicly reported information released through December 8, 2016. Our Reform Center team is continuing to refresh this perspective on a real-time basis and is closely analyzing potential implications and economic impacts for each policy element under a full range of scenarios. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:45:17 GMT Our Insights Housing affordability: A supply-side tool kit for cities - Global housing stock has not expanded quickly enough to keep up with a surge in demand, but cities can focus on three supply-side solutions to make progress. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:25:08 GMT Meeting Society’s Expectations 2017 exchange market: Pricing trends - Analysis of exchange premiums indicates that overall prices will continue to increase in 2017. Despite this, some consumers will see their premiums decline given the effect of government subsidies. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 01:49:38 GMT Our Insights How the semiconductor industry is taking charge of its transformation - Three snapshots demonstrate areas of change and opportunity. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 21:47:34 GMT Our Insights A better fit: Tailoring the deployment model to suit the organization - The right way to deploy a transformation depends on the nature of its goals, and on the structure, resources, and capabilities of the organization. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 19:58:53 GMT Our Insights Deployment models: How mature are your operational practices? - Before setting out toward operational excellence, companies must see where they stand. A good maturity assessment provides more than a set of coordinates: it also maps out the first steps. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 19:54:15 GMT Our Insights 2017 exchange market: Plan type trends - Analysis of exchange plans indicates that a majority of carriers are continuing to shift toward managed offerings, and consumers will see less unmanaged plan designs available to them than in previous years. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 19:37:51 GMT Our Insights