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Shifting gears: Insurers adjust for connected-car ecosystems

– Insurance companies seek to deliver enhanced products and services by investing in new technologies and partnering with others in the smart-car environment.
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How new CEOs can boost their odds of success

– A data-driven look at the link between the strategic moves of new CEOs and the performance of their companies highlights the importance... of quick action and of adopting an outsider’s perspective.
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How the UAE government modernized citizen services

– The United Arab Emirates has worked to improve satisfaction with public services by pursuing digitization.
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Solving public problems through behavioral science

– Governments in the Gulf Cooperation Council can influence individuals and groups to address persistent issues including youth... unemployment, chronic health problems, and unsustainable water use.
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Managing big projects: The lessons of experience

– Most big infrastructure projects run late and over budget. Here’s how to do better.
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Tackling Indonesia’s diabetes challenge: Eight approaches from around the world

– Indonesia’s economic and demographic evolution is leading to a dramatic rise in noncommunicable diseases. How big is the... problem? What approaches are other countries taking that could inform Indonesia’s response?
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An incumbent’s guide to digital disruption

– Incumbents needn’t be victims of disruption if they recognize the crucial thresholds in their life cycle, and act in time.
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Becoming a better business technologist

– There’s no silver bullet, but success requires being able to identify technologies, understand their implications, and deploy... them in an effective, structured way in your organization.
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How a steel company embraced digital disruption

– Gisbert Rühl, CEO of German metals company Klöckner, embedded himself in Berlin’s start-up scene, creating two... platforms to overhaul the organization’s supply chain and make steel prices more transparent.

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Ahead of the curve: The future of performance management

– What happens after companies jettison traditional year-end evaluations?
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Using buzz analytics to gain a product and marketing edge

– By capturing and analyzing social-media conversations, companies can improve their offerings and margins.
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Learning at the speed of business

– What digital means for the next generation of corporate academies.
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Five priorities for competing in an era of digital globalization

– As digital flows command a growing share of trade and economic growth, executives must answer new questions.

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Realizing gender equality’s $12 trillion economic opportunity

– Investing in access to essential services and reducing the gap in labor-force participation rates could significantly expand the... global economy by 2025.
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The power of parity: Advancing women's equality in the United States

– Every state and city in the United States has the opportunity to further gender parity, which could add $4.3 trillion to the country’s... economy in 2025.
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Urban world: The global consumers to watch

– Dramatic demographic shifts are transforming the world’s consumer landscape. Our new research finds just three groups of... consumers are set to generate half of global urban consumption growth from 2015 to 2030.
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Exploding digital flows in a deeply connected world

– While global trade in goods remains flat, the cross-border flows of data are growing rapidly in an increasingly interconnected... world, stimulating global efficiency and productivity.

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