Helping excel creativity.
In an industry where innovation is both an opportunity and a threat, technology companies have to plan for the long-term and be ready to change on a dime. But how? Whether you lead a software, hardware, semiconductor, services, storage, components or peripherals business, our cross-sector expertise and global insights can help you plan for—and sustain—success.
Excel past competitors.
Technology firms are facing new challenges with navigating through the digital revolution. From facing the uncertainty of new digital payment models to headwinds from new competitors, security concerns and disintermediation, today’s leading technology players must find new ways to engage with customers.
With hundreds of projects in each part of the ecosystem, L.E.K. Consulting advises clients in all areas of technology. We serve both corporate and private equity firms, synthesizing our commercial knowledge, access to technology decision-makers, and client perspectives to develop strategies that make an impact.
Our experience covers a diverse range of product and service segments, including companies across hardware, software, services, components, ecommerce/digital as well as private equity investors considering investments in the technology space.
We have conducted numerous projects across growth strategy development, transaction support and operations improvement. As a result, clients are able to grow profits and remain competitive amid market uncertainty.
Some of our practice areas include:
Consumer electronics: Our consumer technology practice spans projects focused on go-to-market/demand generation, understanding customers and transaction services. We advise clients on matters including sharing economy apps, consumer electronics, internet portals, mobile video/OTT and ad tech.
Enterprise application software: Spending on enterprise application software is increasingly being put toward modernizing legacy platforms and transitioning applications to the cloud. We advise clients considering investments in areas including workflow automation, collaboration, human resource management, healthcare IT, business intelligence, CRM and ERP software.
IT services: As services increase in importance, we advise clients seeking to grow through taking advantage of emerging market trends, understanding market dynamics or anticipating competitive actions.
Technology infrastructure: We advise clients seeking to optimize the delivery of IT solutions and services to employees, partners and/or customers, including network performance management, network security, data integrity, communications, video conferencing, services/staffing, data centers and the Internet of Things.
Telecommunications: Our telecommunications engagements span a diverse range of corporate and business unit strategic issues including corporate strategy, tactical business planning, new business economics, improving shareholder value, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, joint ventures, operations, cost reductions, startups, and many other areas. Our communications clients are global and include industry leaders in both the service and network infrastructure segments.