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Founded by Dr. Staffan Canback, we are an elite management consulting firm anchored in predictive analytics and market knowledge. We operate globally with the world’s largest companies as clients. This has taken us to 89 countries since our founding in 2004. The firm has been a member of The Economist Group since 2015.

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We serve clients globally through five practices:


We are a firm based on proprietary intellectual capital

U.S. Recession Predictor

The likelihood of a recession hitting remains high based on our analysis of...

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Operating Model

The operating model is the bridge between corporate strategy and execution.

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The Fabric of Executive Teams

What is the composition of executive teams? We looked at 844 senior executives of the 50 largest companies in the U.S.

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Opportunities for Financial Services in Sub-Saharan Africa

Our latest white paper quantifies the financial services opportunities by country and by city in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Our work covers four major sectors. Ranging from consumer goods such as food & fashion, to Financial services including banking and insurance.

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Canback works on a continuous hiring cycle for our Boston, Chicago, Johannesburg, London offices.

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