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An operating model for company-wide agile development

– Organizations are succeeding with agile software and product development in discrete projects and teams. To do so in multiple... business units and product groups, they must rethink foundational processes, structures, and relationships.

Speed and scale: Unlocking digital value in customer journeys

– Even as organizations assemble digital building blocks for the long term, they also need short-term, pragmatic moves that meet... customer expectations and protect core businesses today.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Four fundamentals of workplace automation

– As the automation of physical and knowledge work advances, many jobs will be redefined rather than eliminated—at least in... the short term.

Organizing for digital acceleration: Making a two-speed IT operating model work

– By adopting a digital product management model, companies can get the most from their IT architectures and deliver innovative... online customer experiences faster.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

An executive’s guide to the Internet of Things

– The rate of adoption is accelerating. Here are six things you need to know.

Manufacturing’s next act

– Industry 4.0 is more than just a flashy catchphrase. A confluence of trends and technologies promises to reshape the way things... are made.

Industry 4.0: How to navigate digitization of the manufacturing sector

– “Digitization is important but we are not prepared enough,”—this is one of the key findings from a survey among more than 300... industrial decision-makers in the US, Japan, and Germany on the status of digitization, their expectations on productivity within this field, and the challenges they see. Along with these results, the report discusses the different options company leaders can choose from to make the best out of their companies’ current starting position.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Digitizing the value chain

– Challenges remain for “Industry 4.0,” but the buzz is growing.
Interview - McKinsey Global Institute

Automation, jobs, and the future of work

– A group of economists, tech entrepreneurs, and academics discuss whether technological advances will automate tasks more quickly... than the United States can create jobs.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

When Toyota met e-commerce: Lean at Amazon

– Amazon’s former head of global operations explains why the company was a natural place to apply lean principles, how they’ve worked... in practice, and where the future could lead.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

(Still) learning from Toyota

– A retired Toyota executive describes how to overcome common management challenges associated with applying lean, and reflects... on the ways that Toyota continues to push the boundaries of lean thinking.