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The brightening mood of European business—and what it means for investment

– Executives are increasingly optimistic about the region’s business outlook, but new survey results suggest more work is needed to instill confidence and stability. A few measures could help.
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Self-driving car technology: When will the robots hit the road?

– As cars achieve initial self-driving thresholds, some supporters insist that fully autonomous cars are around the corner. But... the technology tells a (somewhat) different story.
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Security in the Internet of Things

– Security issues may represent the greatest obstacle to growth of the Internet of Things. How can semiconductor companies help... resolve them?
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Insurers’ digital reality—fewer premiums, more competition

– Incumbents should consider partnerships and find new value-added services.
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Winds of change? Why offshore wind might be the next big thing

– Falling costs and rising acceptance are promising signs, but the industry needs to keep improving.
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What’s now and next in analytics, AI, and automation

– Innovations in digitization, analytics, artificial intelligence, and automation are creating performance and productivity opportunities... for business and the economy, even as they reshape employment and the future of work.
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Finding the right digital balance in B2B customer experience

– Growing numbers of B2B companies are focusing on digitization to succeed with customer-centric strategies. Here’s how to... get it right.
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Lifting customer experience at an elevator company

– Pierre Liautaud, executive vice president at Finnish elevator maker KONE, describes the critical role of frontline teams in navigating... complex business-to-business (B2B) customer-experience relationships.
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Mining for growth

– Mining companies are heading to the ends of the earth to meet demand.

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Pushing manufacturing productivity to the max

– Advanced analytics and lower-cost computing give companies a powerful tool for managing profitability on an hourly basis.
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A case study in combating bias

– Following several disappointing investments, the German electric utility RWE overhauled its decision-making processes. Learn how... from the CFO who spearheaded the effort.
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Spurring digital banking in the Gulf

– Regional consumers purchase everything online but financial services. Bankers and regulators need to step up the pace of innovation.
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Are you prepared for a corporate crisis?

– No one can predict when disaster will strike—but knowing what to expect if it does will buy precious time.

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How to counter three threats to growth in Latin America

– The region needs to remove obstacles to competitiveness, pursue digitization, raise skills, and improve economic fundamentals.
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New insights into the slowdown in US productivity growth

– Can the productivity puzzle be solved? Fresh analysis examines the issue and highlights opportunities for companies and policy... makers to act on.
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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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