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Beyond the Pill – Perspective

In times of technological quantum leaps and increasing patient demands, drugs alone are becoming an insufficient answer against the background of holistic and complex medical approaches. This is resulting in the appearance of services going, ‘beyond the drug’, which provide the opportunity for better health outcomes, competitive advantages and new business models. At this intersection […]

World Class Maintenance Approach + Industry 4.0

Maintenance is a key success factor in industrial business operations. It has a direct impact on the whole manufacturing system, product quality, and production costs. However, many factories take a reactive maintenance approach which ultimately has negative impacts on performance and results. For this reason, we are glad to share with you “Lean World Class […]

Alfa Consulting hosts the 5th YPN international Training

This week Alfa Consulting hosted the 5th YPN (Young Professionals Network) international training with the topic “Design Thinking and Innovation“. The two day training took place in Barcelona with the participation of other seven CWW partner firms: Oresys (France), Horváth & Partners (Germany), Key to Way (Korea), S. Point (China), Bonfiglioli Consulting (Italy), Twynstra Gudde (Netherlands) […]

How to prepare yourself for Digitisation in Utilities

As we mentioned in our previous post, the digital revolution is impacting Utilities, bringing both a challenge and an opportunity to the sector. Utility companies realise that digitisation is the way forward in order to deal with all the changes occurring within the energy industry. But, what do they need to know to be prepared? We’ve […]

Alfa Consulting gives a guest lecture on CSR at Universitat de Barcelona

Yesterday,  Ignacio Guerra, CEO of Alfa Consulting, gave a guest lecture about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Universitat de Barcelona. The conference,  organized by Cáritas Barcelona, took place at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the Universitat de Barcelona. The lecture was introduced by Fernando Portas, volunteer from Cáritas, who explained the importance of RSC […]

What’s fuelling the need for Digitisation in Utilities?

Digitization is impacting all sectors, and Utilities is no exception. The digital revolution is coming to the power industry triggering new business models. There is no doubt that within the next years, significant changes are set to hit the industry, bringing both a challenge and an opportunity. But, what is currently fuelling the need for digitisation? In […]

Electric Vehicles – a “Killer App” for Utilities?

After many years of fits and starts, the Electric Vehicle (EV) market is showing signs of coming into its own. This advance of the EV market is happening with both a push from policy makers and a pull from the market: a growing infrastructure of public charging stations, a decrease in the cost of lithium ion […]

Enabling the Value of Time

Autonomous driving will change the automotive industry and mobility as we know it.  New transport systems and transport options are being developed already. And because of this the experience of traveling alone in one’s own autonomous vehicle will also fundamentally change.  The idea that the time spent in a vehicle can be used for a […]

Alfa Consulting at the IE Talent Match Mexico

This week, on September 11th, Alfa Consulting attended the IE Talent Match México, an unprecedented event in which members of the IE Alumni community are able to connect with important recruiters from Mexico. The event took place at the Presidente Intercontinental Polanco Hotel. IE Talent Match is a dynamic space with a series of activities […]

Alfa Consulting Achieves Great Place to Work Certification

We are glad to announce that Alfa Consulting has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work ®. Alfa earned this credential based on extensive feedback and ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. Great Place to Work® has conducted pioneering research on the characteristics of great workplaces […]