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From disrupted to disruptor: Reinventing your business by transforming the core

– Companies must be open to radical reinvention to find new, significant, and sustainable sources of revenue.
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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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Optimizing back-end semiconductor manufacturing through Industry 4.0

– Can Industry 4.0 tools help back-end semiconductor factories capture elusive gains in productivity, throughput, and quality?
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An executive’s guide to software development

– This essential capability is a blind spot for many nontech leaders.
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Nonfinancial risk today: Getting risk and the business aligned

– Both must be deeply involved to avoid costly errors.
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Adopting an ecosystem view of business technology

– To fully benefit from new business technology, CIOs need to adapt their traditional IT functions to the opportunities and challenges... of emerging technology “ecosystems.” Here’s how it’s done.
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Improving the customer experience to achieve government-agency goals

– The benefits of a customer-centric strategy aren’t limited to private-sector businesses. Government agencies at every level can... gain by putting the needs and wants of citizens first.
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Pioneering a customer-experience mind-set for Federal Student Aid programs

– Brenda Wensil discusses how to build momentum for a customer-centric approach.
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Closing the skills gap: Creating workforce-development programs that work for everyone

– The ‘‘skills gap’’ in the United States is serious. Here is how to do better.

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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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The dark side of transparency

– Executives need to get smarter about when to open up and when to withhold information so they can enjoy the benefits of organizational... transparency while mitigating its unintended consequences.
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Three snapshots of digital transformation

– Financial services, food retailing, and pharma are reinventing themselves in different ways.

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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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The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world

– Big data’s potential just keeps growing. Taking full advantage means companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic... vision and use it to make better, faster decisions.
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Global migration’s impact and opportunity

– Migration has become a flashpoint for debate in many countries. But McKinsey Global Institute research finds that it generates... significant economic benefits—and more effective integration of immigrants could increase those benefits.
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Can the US economy return to dynamic and inclusive growth?

– Slower economic growth in the United States has wrought a vicious cycle that has hobbled many American households. Targeted investment... and policy action could turn it around.

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