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August 28, 2012 | Bain Brief
By Dunigan O'Keeffe and James Allen
Building a large-scale business in developing countries is a formidable job. Many of the world's leading companies have succeeded by starting with a bold vision and using Repeatable Models® to achieve it.
August 27, 2012 | Bain Brief
By Mark Gottfredson and Chuck Whitten
Product proliferation and the resulting complexity can overwhelm a company's systems. Costs rise. Quality declines. Salespeople get confused. The challenge is to deliver what your core customers most value at the lowest possible cost, with no superfluous products.
Selling the cloud
July 31, 2012 | Bain Brief
By Michael Heric, Dianne Ledingham and Stephen Bertrand
The next stage of cloud computing will require companies to turn the momentum, innovation and investment into revenue growth and profits. The winners in round two will be those providers that can meet the needs of the large pool of customers now moving to the cloud.
The financially sustainable university
July 6, 2012 | Bain Brief
By Jeff Denneen and Tom Dretler
Higher education in the US is at a tipping point with approximately one in three colleges and universities spending more than they can afford. A focused strategy can help colleges and universities reinvent their industry and stop spending beyond their means.
Repeatability: Build Enduring Businesses for a World of Constant Change
By Chris Zook and James Allen
An argument for simplicity from the bestselling authors of Profit from the Core.