Our Latest Thinking on Big Data and Analytics

With the introduction of artificial intelligence to the digital customer experience and to core organizational processes, big data has reached a tipping point. Explore BCG’s latest thought leadership on data and analytics to understand the benefits and risks of leveraging data at scale.

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The AI Advantage


The Big Leap Toward AI at Scale

Companies are encountering the “AI paradox”: it is deceptively easy to launch projects with AI but fiendishly hard to reach scale.

The Power and Limits of AI

David Kenny, the head of IBM’s Watson, discusses smart ways for companies to use artificial intelligence.


Artificial Intelligence

AI has made its way to the business world. What happens next?

Digital Transformation

Big data and education: Advanced analytics as a tool for public transformation

Education in Brazil has increasingly been seen as a public sector area that presents fertile fields for advanced analytics application. That is why BCG GAMMA and the Lemann Foundation have teamed up to launch the first edition of BCG GAMMA Challenge, a datathon that encourages students and young professionals to use data science to generate high-impact recommendations and solve real problems.

Drones Go to Work

From today’s tiny data gatherers to tomorrow’s industrial workhorses, drones will enable new ways to generate value. Here’s a look at how the market could evolve.

Looking into the Future of Artificial Intelligence

IDSIA’s Jürgen Schmidhuber, a leading pioneer in the field of AI, discusses his efforts to develop general-purpose problem solvers and explains why we should not fear artificial superintelligence.

Enabling Big Data


Ideas That Inspire Action

To stay ahead of the curve, leaders need new insights and fresh perspectives—the more surprising and unexpected, the better.

Technology and Digital in Industries


Scaling the Store of the Future

New technologies can lure consumers back to stores with experiences they can’t get online. Here’s how retailers can ensure a fast, effective rollout.


The Power of Algorithmic Forecasting

Armed with foresight into how conditions will change, a company can take actions to preempt unfavorable outcomes and promote competitive advantage.

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