TFTF | May 15, 2019

Updated: Jun 28, 2019

Issue #09


May 15, 2019


The fortnight thus far

Reports & resources we loved in the last 15 days, once every 15 days.


1

Tech Trends 2019

AI, Interactive Interfaces (enabled by facial recognition, voice control) and experiential marketing are “top of iceberg” technologies to over the next 18-24 months will offer new avenues for product/marketing strategy. [ Deloitte Insights > Full report here:

https://www2.deloitte.com/insights/us/en/focus/tech-trends.html ]


2

Venture Pulse

Deal value rises to a record high of $254 Bn worldwide, even as deal volumes for first time financing drops to lowest rates since 2010. Software dominates preference for venture investors, with over $100 Bn invested.

[ KPMG Insights> Full report here:

https://home.kpmg/xx/en/home/insights/2019/01/venture-pulse-q4-18-global-analysis-of-venture-funding.html ]


3

Global Energy Perspective

Despite a doubling of global GDP (in real terms) from 2016 to 2050, demand for primary fuels will increase by only 14%. Renewables complemented by nuclear will almost double their share in the overall energy mix by 2050.

[ McKinsey > Full report here:

https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/oil-and-gas/our-insights/global-energy-perspective-2019 ]


4

M&A Sector Outlook

62% of CEO’s say that they failed to capture synergies in the M&A process, big data is expected to enable decision making on exit related discussions.

[ EY > Full report here :

https://assets.ey.com/content/dam/ey-sites/ey-com/en_gl/topics/transaction-advisory-services/transactions-pdfs/ey-tas-merger-and-acquisitions-sector-outlook-report-2019-v1.pdf?download ]


5

One Consumer, Many Interactions

Overall media consumption growth in India continues to outpace global counterparts, growing at 2X the pace of China and 9X the pace of the US.

[ BCG > Full report here:

https://media-publications.bcg.com/CII-BCG-One-Consumer-Many-Interactions.pdf ]


6

The Agricultural and Food Value Chain

IT will have an increasingly important impact in the $5Tn value worth global food value chain. China, in particular has greatly increased its investment in R&D and now spends almost as much as the US.

[ KPMG > Full report here:

https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/pdf/2013/06/agricultural-and-food-value-chain-v2.pdf ]


Handpicked them from among 100s of resources we come across at work every in our endeavor to be at the forefront of management consulting. Please feel free to share suggestions/ feedback if you think there is something our restricted circulation group could use.


Credit to all those professionals who toiled to put together these insights for the use of businesses across the world.