Insights & Publications


Building a better partnership between finance and strategy

October 2015—The growing strategic role of CFOs may create tension with top strategists. That’s a missed opportunity for teaming up to improve company performance.more


Consumer view on connected homes

Is the market for connected devices ready to move from niche to mainstream? Explore our infographic, which presents the findings of our survey of more than 2,000 US households.

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Good design is good business

October 2015—Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers design partner John Maeda talks to McKinsey’s Hugo Sarrazin about why today’s senior executives must understand design.more

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Urban mobility at a tipping point

September 2015—As more of the world’s cities become congested and polluted, new business models and technologies are emerging to solve the mobility challenge.more


Building a design-driven culture

September 2015—It’s not enough to just sell a product or service—companies must truly engage with their customers. Here’s how to embed experience design in your organization.more

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How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth

September 2015—A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 by advancing women’s equality. The public, private, and social sectors will need to act to close gender gaps in work and society.more


Making design a business priority

September 2015—Being “design driven” means operating in a fundamentally different way. In this video, McKinsey’s Mahin Samadani explains how companies can make the transition.more

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Automating the math makes analytics more democratic—and more human

September 2015—Thomas Froese, leader of data-analytics-and-modeling company atlan-tec Systems, describes how technical advances and standardization are helping advanced analytics unleash new value in companies’ operations.more

commentary | McKinsey Quarterly

Gender equality: Taking stock of where we are

September 2015—Why are women still underrepresented at every level of today’s corporations?more


Cracking the digital code: McKinsey Global Survey results

September 2015—Most companies have yet to realize digital’s full value, and leadership and talent are among the biggest hurdles to success. Those making headway are reshaping strategies, devoting their best people to digital, and keeping them engaged.more


Economic Conditions Snapshot, September 2015: McKinsey Global Survey results

September 2015—Executives’ views deteriorate amid rising concerns over volatility and expectations for only modest growth in China.more

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How should you tap into Silicon Valley?

September 2015—Not by sticking a toe in the water. Get your management team aligned and then commit.more

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Beyond agile: Reorganizing IT for faster software delivery

September 2015—The integration of software development with IT operations can rev up companies’ delivery of new applications. But this approach may not be right for every part of the IT portfolio.more

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‘Transformer in chief’: The new chief digital officer

September 2015—The CDO role is changing dramatically. Here are the skills today’s world demands.more

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