The philosophy of OC&C Strategy Consultants is to treat each problem as unique, providing truly customised solutions rather than generic packages for our clients.
This selection of OC&C's publications illustrates our ability to think creatively, generate new insights and provide a fresh perspective on established thinking.
In this section you can view and download our strategic "Insights"; short provocative pieces that we write as food for thought for our clients.
Hidden technology growth engines
It is hard to imagine that somewhere deep in the UK are 50 companies, who have created 25,000 jobs and some £10bn of increased value over the last 3 years, yet remain largely unknown
Pricing contortions at Uber and the regulated end game
Uber's efforts to comply with California's new employment regulations - and prove that Uber is a tech platform, not a taxi firm - are entertaining to watch
The perils of short-term reward
The blindingly obvious statement that many established retailers have failed to react decisively enough to structural shifts in the industry risks overlooking a more profound question
What HK should do to enhance image as shopping paradise
We have now seen ten consecutive months of double-digit year-on-year retail sales declines in Hong Kong. Retailers are wondering if there will be a recovery soon and how much recovery they can expect
How to become profitable in China - a lesson from a food delivery app
China has seen fast growing consumer start-ups with surging numbers of users getting to IPO/capital market very quickly, Luckin Coffee being a recent example. However very few of these start-ups are profitable and there is a question whether they can ever become so
Is the auto industry wasting money on mobility/autonomy/electric?
This week we released the findings of research surveying more than 10,000 consumers internationally (USA, UK, France, Germany and China) about how they really feel about the big changes in cars (mobility, electric, autonomous)
The next generation of FM – will tech cannibalise or enhance business models?
The facilities management (FM) industry has long been reliant on the unending demand for labour. It was good for everyone. The slow and steady growth seemed guaranteed, and there was a well-known operating model for how to win. But the good times are over
The new kid on the block - Blockchain
Blockchain seems a notch less hot than it used to. As per Crunchbase data, investments in 2019 are estimated to be $3.38 billion, which is significantly lower than the 2018 investment figure of $12.86 billion of blockchain venture funding