Quantum Computing

Quantum Computing

Quantum computing is still a nascent technology. Yet early applications are coming sooner than you think. BCG helps companies develop their strategies, skills, and ecosystems—and prepare to reap the rewards.

Quantum computing’s giant-leap moment is still years down the road, but this technology is showing promising rewards—drug discovery, climate change, and finance are just some of the areas that can benefit from early advances. Businesses that start planning now can establish a first-mover outlook that sets the stage for success.

That’s because quantum computing, which leverages quantum physics to perform complex calculations at tremendous speed, can solve problems that are impossible or impractical for classical computers. BCG's quantum computing consultants help companies gain a competitive advantage as they consider where, and how, they can apply quantum advantage.


Our Approach to Quantum Computing Consulting

As quantum technology emerges from the lab, companies can turn innovation into impact by identifying—and delivering—practical applications. But quantum computing is not a plug-and-play technology. Companies will need time, and a plan, to build the necessary skills and navigate new resources.

Our quantum computing consultants are well versed in the intricacies of deep tech—novel technologies that tackle substantial scientific challenges, require long-term development, and involve a large and diverse ecosystem. We take a multipronged approach to helping companies realize the benefits of quantum computing.

Quantum Computing Applications

While we expect quantum advantage to be a reality by 2025, we help companies identify the opportunities they can seize in the early going—as well as those that lay further ahead. And it’s not just about the commercial applications of quantum computing. We also uncover uses that can deliver important social impact.

Some of the most promising use cases for quantum computing are:

Advancing Pharma R&D

Improving Speed and Accuracy in Finance

Combating Climate Change

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Meet Our Quantum Computing Consultants

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