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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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Are today’s CFOs ready for tomorrow’s demands on finance?

– Survey results show that as their role expands to include ever more nonfinancial demands, CFOs know they must build new skills... to lead.
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Video meets the Internet of Things

– Video-analytics technology is transforming the Internet of Things and creating new opportunities. Are companies prepared to capture... growth?
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Being patient-centric in a digitizing world

– A Danish pharma company’s strong customer focus and determined digital drive have important lessons for other businesses.
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The next acronym you need to know about: RPA (robotic process automation)

– RPA is a promising new development in business automation that offers a potential ROI of 30–200 percent—in the first... year. Employees may like it too.
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Unleashing the power of entrepreneurship in science

– A partner of venture-capital firm Atlas Venture, Bruce Booth, explains how investment assists pharmaceutical innovation.
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Rewiring Citi for the digital age

– Citigroup’s Head of Operations and Technology describes the bank’s efforts to accelerate its digital transition, as... well as the importance of having the right talent and agility to pull it off.
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Commoditization in chemicals: Time for a marketing and sales response

– Most chemical companies are grappling with increasing commoditization. Rethinking the commercial operating model can help protect... margins.
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The state of fashion

– After a tough 2016, growth in the $2.4 trillion industry may accelerate next year, according to the first joint report from McKinsey... and the Business of Fashion.

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Transformation with a capital T

– Companies must be prepared to tear themselves away from routine thinking and behavior.
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Digital music’s Asian beat

– The heady growth of new music-streaming services in the region may contain lessons for other industries.
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Reorganization without tears

– A corporate reorganization doesn’t have to create chaos. But many do when there is no clear plan for communicating with employees... and other stakeholders early, often, and over an extended period.
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Will car users share their personal data?

– Surveyed consumers in China, Germany, and the United States say yes, if they see value in return.

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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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A road map for integrating Europe’s refugees

– A surge of refugees and asylum seekers has strained the continent. Managing the asylum procedure and integrating those refugees... well could not only mitigate risks but also benefit the economy.
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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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Urban world: Meeting the demographic challenge in cities

– The days of easy growth in the world’s cities are over, and how they respond to demographic shifts will influence their... prosperity.

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