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Self-driving cars and the future of the auto sector

– Autonomous vehicles seem to be inevitable. But what does that mean for car manufacturers, consumers, and safety?
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Transforming enterprise risk management for value in the insurance industry

– Leading insurers are retooling the role of their risk function from incident response and compliance to an essential partner in... advancing the business strategy.
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How to scale personalized learning

– A systemwide approach offers the best chance of reaching the most students.
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How big data will revolutionize the global food chain

– Advanced analytics opens vast untapped potential for farmers, investors, and emerging economies to reduce the cost of goods sold.
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What sales companies need to get right for digital success

– To realize the full value potential of digital, successful sales organizations reorganize top to bottom, front end to back end.... Here’s their road map.
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The new economics of energy storage

– Energy storage can make money right now. Finding the opportunities requires digging into real-world data.
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The CEO guide to customer experience

– Companies that create exceptional customer experiences can set themselves apart from their competitors.
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Is cybersecurity incompatible with digital convenience?

– Not for successful companies, who tailor the digital experience to provide easy authentication while still valuing customer security.... Here’s how they do it.
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How advanced analytics can drive productivity

– Companies have more data than ever at their disposal, but are they doing enough with it? Taking full advantage requires tackling... legal, regulatory, and talent challenges.

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CEO transitions: The science of success

– New CEOs are faced with a bewildering array of choices, so it’s crucial for them to take a data-driven look at potentially major... moves—and to know when to make them.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

New talent tensions in an era of lower investment returns

– Employers can differentiate themselves by adjusting to the changing financial realities.
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People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong

– More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel. The results can... run counter to common wisdom.
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Improving semiconductor R&D

– Using data-driven insights speeds up delivery time, helps change mind-sets, and allows companies to tackle more complex projects.

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India’s ascent: Five opportunities for growth and transformation

– The country could create sustainable economic conditions in five ways, such as promoting acceptable living standards, improving... the urban infrastructure, and unlocking the potential of women.
Interview - McKinsey Global Institute

Inside the mind of a venture capitalist

– Draper Fisher Jurvetson partner Steve Jurvetson reveals what he looks for in entrepreneurs and explains how large companies can... respond to disruption.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

Income inequality: Why so many households are not advancing

– Incomes from wages and capital were flat or fell for two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies between 2005 and 2014—an... explosive increase from less than 2 percent in the previous decade.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Poorer than their parents? A new perspective on income inequality

– The real incomes of about two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies were flat or fell between 2005 and 2014. Without action,... this phenomenon could have corrosive economic and social consequences.

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