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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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How the Internet of Things could transform the value chain

December 2014—In this interview, the CEO of software company PTC, James Heppelmann, explains how connected products may help companies become more proactive and efficient.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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A road map to the future for the auto industry

October 2014—As the sector transforms itself, will the automobile keep its soul?more

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interview | McKinsey Quarterly

Bill Ford charts a course for the future

October 2014—The carmaker’s executive chairman offers his thoughts on the discontinuities facing automakers, management, and the city of Detroit.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Building cars with less capital

September 2014—New research suggests that Western players, especially those in Europe, have something to learn from their counterparts in Asia.more

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interview | McKinsey Quarterly

The Great Decoupling

September 2014—The rapid advance of machine learning presents an economic paradox: productivity is rising, but employment may not.more

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What’s driving the connected car

September 2014—New technologies are transforming the automotive sector, with major implications for industry players and consumers alike.more

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Defense offsets: From ‘contractual burden’ to competitive weapon

July 2014—Western defense companies looking to new markets often view “offsets” as a burden in international sales. Yet there is value in these industrial compensation arrangements with foreign governments.more

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Myths and realities of clean technologies

April 2014—Don’t be fooled by high-profile setbacks. The cleantech sector is gaining steam—with less and less regulatory assistance.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

A new act for fracking?

April 2014—The latest wave of innovation could greatly improve production and lower costs.more

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