Many industrial companies see traditional manufacturing as a "liability". But with Next Generation Manufacturing, they can turn that perceived "liability" into an "asset".
Dive into the biggest issues, developments and disruptions driving our world and the business landscape
What are the biggest topics affecting business and the world we live in today? Our Global Topics page provides the answer – along with an exclusive deep-dive and analysis into the factors, developments and disruptions that have the greatest impact. From digitalization to sustainability, strategic adaptability, mobility, healthcare and everything in between, we bring you compelling insights to help you make informed decisions.
The world isn’t spinning any faster yet, globally, it is becoming harder to keep up with the pace of change. Global topics, including Sustainability and Climate Change; Smart Mobility; Next Generation Manufacturing and Robust Organizations are having a monumental effect on the international landscape, leaving businesses to grapple with complex and pressing issues.
Sustainability & Climate Change leads the charge, impacting the business world on multiple levels — from the introduction of new laws and government regulations to growing consumer pressure. As urgency continues to mount, businesses wishing to capitalize on the opportunities, while side-stepping the perils, must take swift action.
In the burgeoning Smart Mobility sector, globalization and technological innovation have given rise to novel mobility scenarios, revealing a myriad possibilities. However, concerns connected to the sustainability of the sector have added layers of complexity. Successful navigation of these challenges will require businesses to take a holistic and cross-functional approach.
Next Generation Manufacturing is reshaping traditional manufacturing, transforming what once was a liability into an asset. In particular, six megatrends are paving the way for change, taking their cues from global, societal and environmental shifts.
As the average lifespan of companies continues to decrease, Robust Organizations deals with the tools and expertise that empower adaptability and durability – particularly during uncertain times. To achieve greater longevity, companies must utilize holistic thinking to sense, and manage, both risks and opportunities.
Roland Berger regularly publishes studies on the topic of robust organizations, discussing how corporations revolve stronger from change, disruption and crises.
Smart Mobility contributes to a more sustainable and value-adding state of mobility. Learn more about new mobility scenarios for our society here.
Discover more important topics that have global reach. Like the world, the challenges, risks and opportunities of the business landscape evolve constantly. To make secure and gainful business decisions, you need a comprehensive, trusted resource that delivers expert findings on the most current and pressing issues of today and tomorrow. We provide top knowledgeable information that keeps companies abreast of all industry innovations, transformations and opportunities.
Solutions to enable automotive, industrial and other technology companies to benefit from the latest technological innovations and proactively adapt their business models, strategy, organization and processes.
Aircraft Electrical Propulsion
Aircraft Electrical Propulsion holds numerous opportunities for businesses and consumers. Learn more about electric propulsion in aerospace here.
How can companies use artificial intelligence in a profitable way for their businesses? Learn more about the potential of AI here.
Automotive Triple Transformation
The Roland Berger Triple Transformation framework enables decision makers in the automotive industry to overcome current challenges and succeed in the 2020s.
Bringing hydrogen into the mix
Hydrogen and fuel cells are indispensable to the transition to a climate-friendly economy. Learn more about how to grow your hydrogen business here.
Construction Startup Radar
Digital innovations are currently modernizing the construction industry. Find out here how your company can benefit from digitalization.
What will the future of global healthcare look like? Learn more the changing face of the health industry and chances for businesses here.
Operating processes are currently undergoing disruptive change. Learn here how to adapt your company's operating processes to the future.
Packaging & Processing Industry
Supporting packaging companies, converters and equipment providers to navigate the rapidly changing packaging and processing market.
Procurement is in a phase of disruptive change across all industries. Learn more about the procurement of the future here.
Trend Compendium 2050: Megatrends shaping the coming decades
The Roland Berger Trend Compendium 2050 comprises six megatrends shaping the world in the coming decades. These megatrends encompass economic factors as well as social, environmental, technological, and geopolitical shifts.
Urban Air Mobility
Urban air mobility (UAM) is a rapidly growing industry with great potential that stands for the expansion of urban mobility into the third dimension: the air.