Our 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.

In this section you can view and download our strategic "Insights"; short provocative pieces that we write as food for thought for our clients.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Rethinking CPG revenue growth management: A 21st century approach

A quick scan of the business pages will tell any consumer goods executive something they already know: consumer goods companies are trading within a context that is new, different and challenging

Thursday, October 4, 2018

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?

Friday, August 31, 2018

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

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Go social

Engagement has been the watchword of forward thinking marketeers when it comes to promoting a brand through social media

Friday, June 15, 2018

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)

Friday, May 4, 2018

Analytics through the looking glass

One of the biggest problems with analytics is the different expectations about what it is. Analytics lives (and tends to get lost) at the intersection between IT, digital, reporting and commercial analysis

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The price isn’t right

Let’s say that business at your corporate software company is booming, with healthy margins and revenue growth. Not much more that can be done to improve things, you might think. Might as well kick back and relax. You’d be wrong

Monday, April 23, 2018

Consulting 3.0: The digital revolution is changing the consulting industry

Data analytics offers a lot of potential for those able to harness big data; as consultants we are on the leading edge of exploiting this to answer more complex questions, more quickly

Monday, March 19, 2018

The mechanics of business

Analytics can help you to make better business plans, both by breaking down plans into their components, and by aggregating plans so you can see the big picture

Friday, January 12, 2018

Artificial Intelligence vs Real Stupidity: Busting 5 myths

AI (Artificial Intelligence) is the buzzword at the forefront of technology nowadays. You can’t spend more than 5 minutes browsing business or tech news without some bond-villain-esque billionaire telling us we are in the “golden age of AI”

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