Performance Improvement Publications

  • Supercharging Zero-Based Redesign

    September 14, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Automation and decision-making technologies are evolving rapidly, expanding the potential of a clean-slate approach to cost reduction.

  • A Smarter Approach to Digital Operations

    September 05, 2017 | Bain Brief

    As the leadership team at a consumer products company debated its digital strategy, two opposing views emerged. To stay competitive, some argued, the company needed to invest several hundred million dollars to automate its existing network of large regional plants.

  • Is Your Supply Chain Ready for a Nafta Overhaul?

    August 03, 2017 | Bain Brief

    In the 23 years since adoption of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), companies operating in the US, Mexico and Canada have been designing their supply chains for a trade regime of minimal cross-border barriers.

  • Is Your Supply Chain Ready for a Nafta Overhaul?

    August 02, 2017 | Bain infographic

    In the face of Nafta uncertainty, leadership teams should consider three types of actions that minimize risk.

  • Is Your Supply Chain Ready for a NAFTA Overhaul?

    July 30, 2017 | HBR.org

    Leadership teams can limit the negative consequences of a possible NAFTA withdrawal and currency moves by adopting an approach that anticipates several future scenarios.

  • Thomas Kwasniok: Is Your Supply Chain Ready for Brexit?

    July 28, 2017 | Bain video

    Thomas Kwasniok, a partner with Bain's Performance Improvement practice, shares three types of actions executives can take to limit risk and prepare for the outcome of Brexit.

  • How Digital Is Changing Supply Chains

    July 19, 2017 | Bain infographic

    By addressing seven disruptive digital trends, companies can transform their supply chain for the future.

  • Getting Quality Returns from Investments in Mobile Networks

    July 18, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Leading telcos are using the lens of customer experience to drive more effective and targeted investments in the network.

  • Raj Pherwani: How the Best Companies Approach Strategic Transformations

    July 14, 2017 | Bain video

    Raj Pherwani, who leads Bain's Global Performance Improvement practice, discusses how companies can achieve the zero-based budgeting trifecta during a transformation.

  • Corrie Carrigan: Episode Analytics

    June 28, 2017 | Bain video

    Corrie Carrigan, a partner with Bain's Customer Strategy & Marketing practice, shares three ways companies can use episode analytics tools to improve customer experiences.