Digital Disruption

Understanding how technology is transforming industries and how leaders and organizations can respond.
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Using blockchain to improve data management in the public sector

– It’s not just for financial institutions; government agencies can use this digital ledger technology to protect trusted records and simplify interactions with citizens.

Strategy in a digital age

Strategy in a digital age
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Strategy in a digital age

Our series on developing corporate and business-unit strategies in a digitally disrupted world.

Digital Globalization

Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Digital globalization: The new era of global flows

– Soaring flows of data and information now generate more economic value than the global goods trade.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

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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Interview - McKinsey Global Institute

The growing potential of quantum computing

– The CEO of D-Wave Systems, Vern Brownell, explains how quantum computers are poised to solve important problems in industries... ranging from financial services to medicine.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

McKinsey Quarterly 2017 Number 1: Overview and full issue

– This issue of the Quarterly, available here as a PDF download, lays out why companies should seize new opportunities... in light of digitization, discusses fresh research on consumer decision journeys, and examines firms making strides on board-level gender diversity.
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Intelligent process automation: The engine at the core of the next-generation operating model

– Full intelligent process automation comprises five key technologies. Here’s how to use them to enhance productivity and... efficiency, reduce operational risks, and improve customer experiences.
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Time for insurance companies to face digital reality

– Regulation, product complexity, and insurers’ large balance sheets have kept digital attackers from insurers’ gates. That is changing,... but in ways incumbents should embrace. They can flourish in the digital age—if they move swiftly and decisively.
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How to start building your next-generation operating model

– Each company’s path to a new operating model is unique. But successful transformations are all constructed with the same... set of building blocks.
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KPN dials up a new digital strategy

– The leader of digital IT at the Netherlands-based telecommunications company explains how KPN reintegrated previously outsourced... expertise and shifted to agile ways of working.
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The next-generation operating model for the digital world

– Companies need to increase revenues, lower costs, and delight customers. Doing that requires reinventing the operating model.
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The seven decisions that matter in a digital transformation: A CEO’s guide to reinvention

– A successful digital transformation requires making trade-off decisions. Here’s how successful CEOs guide their business’s... reinvention.
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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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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.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

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.