At Stax we believe getting it right means getting the correct answer that’s actionable, value creating, and backed by data — all delivered quickly to create competitive advantage.
According to research at Stax, with decrease in fuel prices thanks to the plummeting of oil, about half of fleet owners are reinvesting in their fleets and of those, about 40 percent plan to upgrade the equipment on their vehicles.
“We didn’t know how to value the digital piece of the business, and we lost the deal because we couldn’t make a strong enough bid.” Does your team have a strong digital valuation framework?
Trends Impacting Investment in Oil & Gas Software: How Falling Oil Prices and Shifting Operating Procedures are Impacting Investment in Oil & Gas Software
From extraction, to processing, to transportation, the Oil & Gas supply chain is arguably the most complex of any industry. It is challenging for anyone to understand the complex interlinking of infrastructure, equipment, and processes required to bring the mission-critical energy resource into our homes. The same goes for Oil & Gas technology.
The trends highlight an industry recognition of the increasing complexity of running a museum and making the arts available to the public, bringing in more funding, and the team you need to make it all happen. This is shown in the data through the growth in compensation for employees in operations, marketing and curatorial positions.
Stax Director Palash Misra recently shared insights with NBC News on why millennial shoppers are flocking to discount and off-price retailers and how these stores are capitalizing on millennials’ needs.
From smart cars that are able to drive and park themselves, intelligent thermostats that detect your arrival and turn up the heat, to smart clothing that can track the amount of calories burnt — these are all part of the latest gadgets-gone-gaga trend: the Internet of Things (IoT).
Technology is fundamentally changing behavior and power dynamics across the agriculture value chain. Investors in agriculture should look both at how technology is being used to drive value within their own segment of the value chain and at how available technology is driving change across the industry.
Surveys are an extraordinarily valuable tool for generating deep customer insights quickly. They work as standalone efforts and even better when integrated with macro data, externally generated data and internally generated data. Like all good things, a little process and preparation helps you go faster and deeper to generate insights. By understanding that the entire process is what generates insights and not just the survey itself, you’ll ensure the output is meaningful and impactful.
Bicycles, paddle boards, kayaks, hot tubs,…IPAs, and candy — just not at the same time. Some days, your consulting work is more related to the things you have at home — or would like to have at home — than others.
More than 15 years later, this executive’s first real job continues to have an impact.
Executives and investors may be quick to forget, but shoppers are not, and that could impact retailers’ profit and share price.
In today’s environment, what is consulting worth? What is the value of commercial due diligence from a strategy consulting firm? Are consultants worth less or more to private equity investors than they were ten or fifteen years ago? Under what circumstances is consulting worth more, or worth less? At Stax, we can provide quantitative answers to such questions.