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Raising returns on analytics investments in insurance

– In an era of narrow margins and slow growth, insurers’ need to invest in analytics has never been greater. A few thoughtful initiatives can accelerate the analytics journey.
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Merge to grow: Realizing the full commercial potential of your merger

– Companies can protect existing, and drive new, revenue by focusing on seven activities.
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Does the global business services model still matter?

– Yes, but for these centralized groups to succeed in a digital era, leaders must focus on agility, customer service, and talent... development, in addition to cost reduction and process efficiency.
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A game plan for international specialty-chemical companies in China

– To avoid getting left behind in China’s specialty-chemical market, international companies need a new approach.
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Cracks in the ridesharing market—and how to fill them

– For all of its remarkable growth, ridesharing is still far from ubiquitous. To boost miles traveled, the industry will need new... solutions, including smarter design.
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Taking the pulse of enterprise IoT

– A new survey suggests that the enterprise Internet of Things is poised for strong growth. Here are the trends companies need to... understand.
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Advanced social technologies and the future of collaboration

– The next generation of social technologies is beginning to transform the way people communicate and work with each other, according... to a new survey.
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A better approach to airline costs

– Aggregate views of airline costs have their limitations. A better approach looks in depth at cost drivers.
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Competing in a world of sectors without borders

– Digitization is causing a radical reordering of traditional industry boundaries. What will it take to play offense and defense... in tomorrow’s ecosystems?

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A CEO action plan for workplace automation

– Senior executives need to understand the tactical as well as strategic opportunities, redesign their organizations, and commit... to helping shape the debate about the future of work.
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China’s electric-vehicle market plugs in

– China has emerged as a leader in both the supply of—and demand for—electric vehicles.
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Landing the megadeal: Seven keys to closing big sales that make money

– Your salesforce needs help to remain objective, build trust, get the price right, and keep selling until the deal is done.
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High-performing teams: A timeless leadership topic

– CEOs and senior executives can employ proven techniques to create top-team performance.

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Making it in America

– The United States needs to regain its competitive edge in manufacturing while also grappling with its two-tiered labor market... and finding ways to make economic growth more inclusive.
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The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in Canada

– Canada, a global leader on gender equality, has seen progress stall over the past 20 years. Further tapping into women’s... potential could reenergize Canada’s economy and its businesses.
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How artificial intelligence can deliver real value to companies

– Companies new to the space can learn a great deal from early adopters who have invested billions into AI and are now beginning... to reap a range of benefits.
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Technology, jobs, and the future of work

– Automation, digital platforms, and other innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Understanding these shifts can... help policy makers, business leaders, and workers move forward.

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