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How retailers can drive profitable growth through dynamic pricing

– The secret is in customization: dynamic-pricing solutions must be tailored to a retailer’s business context, objectives, and ways of working.
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When sustainability becomes a factor in valuation

– Sustainability efforts are material to investors only to the extent they affect cash flows. What matters depends on the industry.
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Keeping transformations on target

– Analysis of high-stakes transformations reveals a few pragmatic lessons that increase the odds of meeting the organization’s... objectives.
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From scenario planning to stress testing: The next step for energy companies

– Utilities and oil and gas firms have long used scenario analysis, but extraordinary times call for new measures.
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Using blockchain to improve data management in the public sector

– It’s not just for financial institutions; government agencies can use this digital ledger technology to protect trusted... records and simplify interactions with citizens.
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The heartbeat of modern marketing: Data activation and personalization

– Technology has finally advanced to the point where marketers can use real-time data in a way that is both meaningful to customers... and profitable for companies.
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The next horizon of innovation for pharma

– An executive partner at Flagship Pioneering discusses what’s next for the industry, disruptive technologies, and patient care.
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Reimagining fabs: Advanced analytics in semiconductor manufacturing

– Fabs want to streamline the end-to-end process for designing and manufacturing semiconductors. Will innovative analytical tools... provide the solution they need?
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Mining for leadership with lean management

– Three executives at one of the world’s most unusual mining operations describe how even in a highly unpredictable context,... lean management improves not just productivity, but also how people lead.

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The digital reinvention of an Asian bank

– The CEO of DBS says it’s not enough to apply digital “lipstick.”
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The new battleground for marketing-led growth

– In the digital age, consumers are always shopping around. New research shows that hooking them early is the strongest path to... growth.
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The case for digital reinvention

– Digital technology, despite its seeming ubiquity, has only begun to penetrate industries. As it continues its advance, the implications... for revenues, profits, and opportunities will be dramatic.
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Time for a new gender-equality playbook

– The old one isn’t working. We need bolder leadership and more exacting execution.

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New priorities for the European Union at 60

– As the EU faces an inflection point, its response to three global forces will shape the path forward.
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Reinventing construction through a productivity revolution

– To transform the sector, action is needed in seven areas or through broader adoption of mass-production approaches.
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How technology is reshaping supply and demand for natural resources

– The ways we consume energy and produce commodities are changing. This transformation could benefit the global economy, but resource... producers will have to adapt to stay competitive.
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Harnessing automation for a future that works

– Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive... overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing automation’s full potential requires people and technology to work hand in hand.

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