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Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things
report | McKinsey Global Institute

Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things

June 2015—If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Raising your Digital Quotient

June 2015—Following the leader is a dangerous game. It’s better to focus on building an organization and culture that can realize the strategy that’s right for you.more

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What it takes to build your Digital Quotient

June 2015—When it comes to transitioning to digital, what differentiates success from struggle? In this interview, the leader of McKinsey’s Digital Quotient initiative provides some answers.more

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Protecting student data in a digital world

April 2015—Proponents of data-enabled education can learn from other industries that have faced concerns about the risks of using personal information.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

The globally effective enterprise

April 2015—Today’s technology enables integrated operations that can change the globalization penalty into a premium.more

Power to the new people analytics
article | McKinsey Quarterly

Power to the new people analytics

March 2015—Techniques used to mine consumer and industry data may also let HR tackle employee retention and dissatisfaction.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Digitizing the value chain

March 2015—Challenges remain for “Industry 4.0,” but the buzz is growing.more

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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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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

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

Do you really understand how your business customers buy?

February 2015—B2B purchasing decisions increasingly trace complex journeys, challenging the long-standing practices of many sales organizations.more

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interview | McKinsey Quarterly

How Google breaks through

February 2015—Lorraine Twohill, Google’s senior vice president of global marketing, describes what has and hasn’t changed for marketers trying to connect with customers.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Getting big impact from big data

January 2015—New technology tools are making adoption by the front line much easier, and that’s accelerating the organizational adaptation needed to produce results.more

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