Insights

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.

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Reports

środa, 22 maja 2024

Training Transformed

The landscape of the Learning and Development (L&D) industry is currently undergoing significant transformation. This change is propelled by a combination of robust market dynamics driven by a burgeoning skills gap, the rapid evolution of artificial intelligence (AI), and shifts in customer expectations, all of which means traditional providers need to adapt.

wtorek, 14 maja 2024

Embedded Finance

Embedded finance presents a significant opportunity for SaaS ERP and payroll providers. Our research indicates that businesses who invest in embedded finance solutions can expect a substantial EBITDA uplift of 20-30% over a 2–3 years period, with further long-term potential.

poniedziałek, 25 marca 2024

Stare sztuczki w nowej rzeczywistości

W jedenastej edycji naszego corocznego badania OC&C Retail Proposition Index, przeprowadzonego w obliczu trudnej sytuacji gospodarczej, w której zaobserwowano dużą presję na portfele konsumentów, a w konsekwencji marże sprzedawców, odpowiadamy na pytanie „czym kierują się klienci wybierając miejsce i sposób robienia zakupów?”

środa, 20 marca 2024

Cybersecurity's next winners

Cyber security is notoriously high-growth and acyclical so it rightly attracts significant attention from investors. However, the space is increasingly complex and rapidly changing. Based on our recent work, two categories in particular stand out for the potential to generate significant returns: Specialist Service Partners and Managed Service Providers (MSPs)/Value Added Resellers (VARs).

wtorek, 30 stycznia 2024

Facing the Fashion Future

Our Brazilian and British offices have joined forces to understand the pace of the fashion industry's transformation across Latam, the US, and Europe. Our report identifies five long-term trends for apparel businesses to align to when considering scale and growth for their future.

Articles

środa, 3 kwietnia 2024

Calmer Waters Ahead?

As we emerge from our post-Covid era, travel has walked a turbulent recovery path. Multiple barriers such as high-cost inflation, labour shortages and global conflicts have intersected to create a slow return to normality, both for consumers and operators. However, our joint research partnership with global investment bank and M&A specialist Harris Williams predicts there are calmer waters ahead for the global travel industry.

piątek, 22 marca 2024

The Future of Personalised Pricing

As an approach to price management, personalised pricing accounts for the fact that each customer has a unique set of needs and behaviours, with their own specific decision-making journey that will differ from person to person. Great personalised pricing optimises price on a one-to-one basis, to acquire the right customers at the greatest level of overall profit and deliver them the best experience for them.

wtorek, 6 lutego 2024

Cybersecurity’s next winners – Specialist Service Partners and MSPs/VARS

Cyber security is notoriously high-growth and acyclical so it rightly attracts significant attention from investors. However, the space is increasingly complex and rapidly changing - the goalposts keep moving for traditional business models and while some will come under pressure, others are especially well placed to win going forward.

wtorek, 26 września 2023

Mind the Gap

Structural skill gaps faced by businesses today are driving a change in approach to learning and development (L&D), fast. This includes both what the learning goals are, as well as how that learning occurs. A number of key human capital challenges - low productivity, difficulties recruiting & retaining talent, alongside a shortening tech cycle – and a need to drive mission-critical digital transformations are putting skill development at the top of the C-suite agenda.

czwartek, 3 sierpnia 2023

Generative AI in Consumer Media & Internet

We all know that Gen. AI is the most disruptive innovation since the birth of the internet – the question is, what does that mean for your business? There are an ever-growing number of ways Gen. AI can be deployed in consumer media. These can present valuable opportunities for those to deploy it to their advantage, but it can also pose an existential threat to some businesses unless they act fast.

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