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.
A generation without borders
As the newest generation emerges onto the consumer landscape, myth and misconception dominates the discourse about Generation Z. Will they kill the high street or save the environment? Will they ever look up from their phones?
A perfect fit
The global market for apparel presents both challenge and opportunity. To be a winner, a brand must plot an ever more careful path: there is little scope to get it wrong
Revisit the Dragons' den
Following heightened economic and geopolitical uncertainties from the trade war and corresponding RMB depreciation, concerns over the strength of domestic demand and China’s FMCG market outlook are rising as momentum in both private consumption and investment has weakened
Many of the best vertical software businesses make money with a well-established playbook: pick leading market positions and must-have products, drive pricing, up-sell and cross-sell; make the right bolt-on acquisitions to fill out the vertical
The new polyglots
How many languages do you speak? English? French? Maybe whatever you happen to remember from GCSE German? What about R? SQL? Python? Julia? Perl or Java?
Analytical culture: The key to unlocking big data’s potential?
We now generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of new data every day, bringing the potential to transform a vast array of business activities from retail to mining
Engagement has been the watchword of forward thinking marketeers when it comes to promoting a brand through social media
Consultant 2020: how analytics is changing graduate skillsets
The new set of standard graduate skills will include being able to manipulate large datasets (beyond the reach of spreadsheets)