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The Internet of Things: Sizing up the opportunity
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The Internet of Things: Sizing up the opportunity

December 2014—This connectivity trend is now recognized as a source of growth for semiconductor players and their customers. Here we consider the opportunities and constraints for components manufacturers.more

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Economic Conditions Snapshot, December 2014: McKinsey Global Survey results

December 2014—Geopolitical instability persists as a top risk to global growth, as it has been all year—and especially in North America. Yet few executives say it will affect their companies’ plans for 2015.more

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India’s tech opportunity: Transforming work, empowering people

December 2014—A dozen disruptive technologies can add up to $1 trillion in GDP by 2025 and help bring millions of Indians up the MGI Empowerment Line.more

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Busting mobile-shopping myths

December 2014—What do mobile shoppers really want? Less than many retailers think.more

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Making stores matter in a multichannel world

December 2014—As the role of the brick-and-mortar store evolves, retailers will continually have to refine how they use their real estate.more

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A two-speed IT architecture for the digital enterprise

December 2014—Delivering an enriched customer experience requires a new digital architecture running alongside legacy systems.more

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How to win in online grocery: Advice from a pioneer

December 2014—Christian Wanner, cofounder of one of Europe’s first and largest online grocery stores, talks about what works, what doesn’t, and what will change in food retailing as e-commerce continues to heat up.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

The family-business factor in emerging markets

December 2014—Family-owned businesses are a large and growing force. Organizations that want to collaborate—or compete—with these companies in emerging markets must first understand them.more

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How to catch those fleeting investment opportunities

December 2014—Companies are often too slow or too rigid to invest in new projects while they have an advantage. Here’s how they can be more agile.more

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How winning banks refocus their IT budgets for digital

December 2014—Not all investments in digital appear to pay off—a selective approach is essential when digitizing the enterprise.more

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America the frugal: US Consumer Sentiment Survey

December 2014—The slow start to the US holiday shopping season is no anomaly. Our latest Consumer Economic Sentiment survey finds that some six years after the Great Recession, Americans remain reluctant spenders.more

Q50 anniversary series

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Leading management thinkers tackle the management challenges of tomorrow.more