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Impact Paper 8: Over-The-Top Streaming Business

This edition of Avalon Edge talks about our pioneering work in helping develop the strategy and project manage the launch of India’s first OTT platform in the Subscriber Video on Demand model. The market capitalisation grew > 2 times from the start of our engagement, enabled a strategic investment by one of India’s largest digital platforms and delivered value creation of > 800 times the fees paid to us.
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Jaan Bhi Jahan Bhi

As we complete a month of being under lockdown and with another 10 odd days to go for it to end, the issue uppermost in our minds is our exit strategy. Read our take on the exit strategy here.
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Reconfiguring Your Supply Chain in Asia

At Avalon, we have analysed specific trends which will get accentuated as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. One of these is the need to de-risk and diversify supply chains away from China. This note highlights the context for the shift away from China and outlines a systematic process to help re-configure your supply chain.
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Impact of COVID-19 on India Inc

Source - The Asian Age, Deccan Chronicle

Avalon Consulting addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on businesses and the economy. Our study finds that specific interventions are needed based on the financial wherewithal of each sector. Read about the decisions businesses will have to take to steer their companies during this tumultuous time.

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The Avalon Pandemic Test – Impact of COVID-19 on Indian Inc.

At Avalon, we have formulated a Pandemic Test and applied it across >1500 companies in India Inc. to understand the impact of COVID-19 and assess which companies are better placed to withstand these testing times. The results are stark and reveal the challenges in front of managements. We have also suggested critical actions to be pursued across the board and specific interventions needed based on the financial wherewithal and the impact of COVID-19 on your business.
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TILDAR- Business Planning during uncertainty

Avalon Consulting believes that in these uncertain times, redefining your business plan through a conventional and rigid approach may not work. We instead recommend that businesses use our flexible yet focused TILDAR methodology. This would be the key to cut through the noise and navigate the uncertain future, and will transform your business planning thought process in the long-term.
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Covid19- What Next?

As we are all hunkered down at home and firefighting with issues related to our businesses and lives, here are thoughts from Mr. Sridhar Venkiteswaran, Chief Executive Officer, Avalon Consulting on What Next after the Lockdown which we are all experiencing.
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The Tipping Point – Part II

Avalon Consulting is pleased to present to you Part II of “The Tipping Point” thought paper focusing on the economic impact of Covid 19 on the interconnected world. It has grave portents for the Indian economy which is weak and slowing down but it also presents opportunities.
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Recommerce 2020

Bengaluru:

Nikhil Mundra, Associate Vice President, Avalon Consulting, was invited as a panelist at Recommerce 2020, a national conference focused on circular economy in the electronics sector. The event was held on 6th and 7th March 2020 in Bengaluru. Nikhil spoke about the opportunity due to the rise of digital economy, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) framework, recycling practices in India and the world, the need for a tangible financial mechanism to aid such business models and metrics that could be used to measure both direct and indirect benefits of recycling.
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Impact Paper 7: Bulk-chemicals manufacturer

This edition of Avalon Edge elucidates our interventions around enhancing customer relationships which helped the client transformed into a highly customer centric organization with end-to-end digital processes and much closer connect with the channel and end customers.
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AIG Summit 2020

New Delhi:

Avalon Consulting hosted 11th Automotive and Industrial Goods (AIG) Summit with Cordence Worldwide (CWW) partners on 13-14th February 2020, at New Delhi, India. The theme for the summit was Digitalization across the Automotive Value Chain. Senior leadership from 9 CWW member consulting firms gathered to share insights and experiences from their engagements in the automotive and industrial good space.
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The Tipping Point – Part I

In continuation with our “Avalon Perspectives” series, we are pleased to present to you a thought paper on “The Tipping Point”. This is the first of two parts illustrating how India is going through a serious slump and it postulates the likelihood of far reaching reforms in India on the Annual Budget Day (Feb 1, 2020) because there is No Other Choice (NOC). (more…)

What next for the Indian Economy?

Mr. Raj Nair, Chairman Avalon Consulting delivered an address to the IMC Chamber of Commerce & Industry, sharing his view on the current downturn in the Indian Economy, including how the RBI and Supreme Court’s overreach may have added to the existing burden. He goes on to point out the criticality of key reforms and maps out an intelligent 4-point agenda which may have the potential to revive the economy and delves deeply into each of them. (more…)