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Competition at the digital edge: 'Hyperscale businesses'
article | McKinsey Quarterly

Competition at the digital edge: ‘Hyperscale’ businesses

March 2015—Digitization is giving rise to a new form, with a scale and complexity that challenge managerial conventions.more

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The $64 trillion question: Convergence in asset management

February 2015—Traditional asset managers and alternatives specialists are eagerly contending for an outsize share of a rapidly growing industry.more

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How Poland can become a European growth engine

February 2015—After 25 years of strong growth, the country stands at a crossroads. Our new report details how Poland can become an advanced European economy competing on a global stage.more

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Managing supplier risk in the transportation and infrastructure industry

February 2015—Introducing systematic risk-management tools, particularly in the supplier-selection process, could help mitigate problems associated with the industry.more

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A conversation with Jim Coulter

February 2015—The veteran investor discusses alternative assets, shifting currents within the industry, and how management fees are like a two-by-four.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

A virtuous cycle for top-line growth

February 2015—New data and better coordination can create value in the sales channel.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Are you ready for 3-D printing?

February 2015—There have been false dawns before, but this technology is poised to deliver cost benefits and to advance innovation in manufacturing.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Taming manufacturing complexity with advanced analytics

February 2015—A chemical maker uses advanced analytical techniques to identify—and seize—opportunities across its value chain. Better collaboration is a side benefit.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Brand success in an era of Digital Darwinism

February 2015—Companies adept at using digital tools along the consumer decision journey are gaining a sizable lead over competitors.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Why yesterday’s channel practices won’t win over emerging-market consumers

February 2015—Latin American consumer-product companies that use sophisticated data-oriented tools achieve superior price differentiation.more

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Private equity in India: Once overestimated, now underserved

February 2015—General partners can use lessons from the past decade to build a new and better future.more

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