Building India’s Digital Highways: The Potential of Open Digital Ecosystems (ODEs)
India, and the world at large, are at the cusp of a paradigm shift in the way digital solutions are being deployed for large-scale societal impact. ODEs are: “open and secure digital platforms that enable a community of actors to unlock transformative solutions for society, based on a robust governance framework”. This report discusses both the ‘tech’ and ‘non-tech’ dimensions of the ODE approach, establishes the key building blocks of ODEs, estimates the potential benefits and identifies critical risks, and charts a roadmap for the successful adoption and implementation of ‘responsible’ ODEs.
Auto customers today are digitally native, time starved and expect a high degree of personalization. This perspective reflects on how a platform approach can generate exponential value and customer loyalty in an industry faced with evolving expectations, data explosion and rapid innovation. It outlines the value of platforms to OEMs and its various partners that will work together to meet customer needs across discovery, purchase and ownership.
Efficiency to Resilience: Building Capabilities in the Oil and Gas Supply Chain for an Uncertain World
In a rapidly changing world, supply chains are faced with an ever-expanding set of risks and uncertainties. Downstream oil and gas supply chains in particular face unprecedented disruptions arising from structural complexities and a changing ecosystem. This publication with Indian Oil (India's largest refiner and oil marketing company) is a deep-dive into the key risk drivers for oil and gas supply chains and the benefits of resilience. It also provides a framework for building resilient supply chains illustrated through detailed case studies.
Our social-impact work seeks to make a difference beyond the business world. Having a beneficial social impact is fundamental to who we are as an organization and is one of our nine stated values. BCG's involvement in this area is motivated by our desire to make a positive difference to society in general and often to the underprivileged in particular. The CSR policy of The Boston Consulting Group (India) Pvt Ltd highlights the Company's philosophy towards Corporate Social Responsibility and lays down the guiding principles for undertaking the Company's CSR activities in India.