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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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Making connections: An industry perspective on the Internet of Things

December 2014—The CEO of semiconductor company CSR, Joep van Beurden, discusses the progress—and growing pains—of the Internet of Things market.more

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How to get the most from big data

December 2014—Organizations need specialists, or “translators,” who can analyze, distill, and clearly communicate information of the greatest potential value.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Running your company at two speeds

December 2014—Digital competition may dictate a new organizational architecture in which emerging digital processes coexist with traditional ones.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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report | McKinsey Global Institute

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

Q50 anniversary series

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Leading management thinkers tackle the management challenges of tomorrow.more