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Mapping tech’s profits

– Networks and platforms reign within the high tech, media, and telecom industries—here’s a look at the leading profit spinners across the globe.

Connected homes

There’s no place like (a connected) home

While device sales are growing rapidly, our latest research shows many consumers don’t understand connected-device value propositions and the problems early adopters face.

Growth tech

Internet of Things

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Creating a successful Internet of Things data marketplace

– Monetizing the flood of information generated by the Internet of Things requires a well-executed strategy that creates value.
Interview

The promise of the connected home

– The connected-home industry is poised for a new wave of growth, with projections showing every home in the United States being... connected in the next five to ten years.
Survey

Getting the most out of Industry 4.0

– A new survey of global manufacturing experts explores the progress companies have made in implementing Industry 4.0, the challenges... many still face, and the ways more players can unlock value.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things

– If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year... in economic value by 2025.

Software Development

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Product managers for the digital world

– The role of the product manager is expanding due to the growing importance of data in decision making, an increased customer and... design focus, and the evolution of software-development methodologies.
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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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Software Development Handbook: Transforming for the digital age

– Software development is no longer the domain of Silicon Valley tech start-ups. Our new handbook explains why, and how organizations... should approach development to achieve true competitive advantage.

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Advanced social technologies and the future of collaboration

– The next generation of social technologies is beginning to transform the way people communicate and work with each other, according... to a new survey.
Podcast

Learning from leaders in cloud-infrastructure adoption

– A crucial benefit of cloud adoption is a decrease in time to market for new applications, which in turn can drive down costs and... quickly improve product quality.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

A machine-learning approach to venture capital

– In this interview, Hone Capital managing partner Veronica Wu describes how her team uses a data-analytics model to make better... investment decisions in early-stage start-ups.
Podcast

The future of grocery—in store and online

– As so much of everyday life moves to the Internet, including grocery shopping, grocers must find profitable ways to revive the... in-store experience while enhancing online options.
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Security in the Internet of Things

– Security issues may represent the greatest obstacle to growth of the Internet of Things. How can semiconductor companies help... resolve them?
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Getting serious about blockchain

– How an “Internet of value” can redefine the very nature of transactions and transform the global economy.
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What next for blockchain?

– The conversation around blockchain is changing. We’re only now starting to understand this technology’s full potential, says one... executive.
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What’s new with the Internet of Things?

– Adoption of the Internet of Things is proceeding more slowly than expected, but semiconductor companies can help accelerate growth... through new technologies and business models.
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Reimagining e-commerce for Southeast Asia

– Garena’s secret to success in the region is harnessing technology and remaining loyal to locals.
Article

Mobility trends: What’s ahead for automotive semiconductors

– New mobility trends are diversifying demand for automotive semiconductors. Here’s what companies need to know about new opportunities.
Report

Smartening up with artificial intelligence

– How AI will transform Germany’s industrial sector.

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