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The value in digitally transforming credit risk management

– To withstand new regulatory pressures, investor expectations, and innovative competitors, banks need to reset their value focus and digitize their credit risk processes.
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How nimble resource allocation can double your company’s value

– Companies that actively and regularly reevaluate where resources are allocated create more value and deliver higher returns to shareholders.
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Meeting China’s productivity challenge

– The country’s investment model for growth is losing steam. Shifting to a productivity-led model could add more than $5 trillion... to its economy—if China can make the transition.
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Winning in consumer packaged goods through data and analytics

– Our 2016 survey of North American companies highlights best practices in customer and channel management.
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Digital in industry: From buzzword to value creation

– From supply chains to production to customer experience, digitization is transforming the way industry functions—and unleashing... global opportunities for value creation.
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The next frontier for digital technologies in oil and gas

– Harnessing new technologies could boost efficiency—a mandate that’s especially important for oil and gas players globally.
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Health systems: Improving and sustaining quality through digital transformation

– As the price of healthcare rises and safety lapses persist, developed countries are seeking ways to lower costs and improve quality.... Many are finding the solution in digital innovation.
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Self-driving cars and the future of the auto sector

– Autonomous vehicles seem to be inevitable. But what does that mean for car manufacturers, consumers, and safety?
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Speed for simplicity: An interview with Lenovo’s Gerry Smith

– Simpler to use, cheaper to operate, faster to implement, easier to adapt—what IT customers want is changing an entire industry,... and one of its largest players.

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The CEO guide to customer experience

– Companies that create exceptional customer experiences can set themselves apart from their competitors.
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CEO transitions: The science of success

– New CEOs are faced with a bewildering array of choices, so it’s crucial for them to take a data-driven look at potentially major... moves—and to know when to make them.
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New talent tensions in an era of lower investment returns

– Employers can differentiate themselves by adjusting to the changing financial realities.
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People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong

– More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel. The results can... run counter to common wisdom.

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India’s ascent: Five opportunities for growth and transformation

– The country could create sustainable economic conditions in five ways, such as promoting acceptable living standards, improving... the urban infrastructure, and unlocking the potential of women.
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Inside the mind of a venture capitalist

– Draper Fisher Jurvetson partner Steve Jurvetson reveals what he looks for in entrepreneurs and explains how large companies can... respond to disruption.
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Income inequality: Why so many households are not advancing

– Incomes from wages and capital were flat or fell for two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies between 2005 and 2014—an... explosive increase from less than 2 percent in the previous decade.
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Poorer than their parents? A new perspective on income inequality

– The real incomes of about two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies were flat or fell between 2005 and 2014. Without action,... this phenomenon could have corrosive economic and social consequences.

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