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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

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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


The secrets to going digital

September 2015—How do leading companies transition to digital, and what role can the chief digital officer play? In this interview, McKinsey’s Kate Smaje explains.more

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Six building blocks for creating a high-performing digital enterprise

September 2015—Digitization affects almost everything in today's organizations, which makes capturing its benefits uniquely complex. Here are the most important aspects that winning companies consider.more


Ten books to make you a better business technologist

September 2015—What books does McKinsey’s James Kaplan put on his must-read list for business technologists? You may be surprised.more

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Two ways to modernize IT systems for the digital era

August 2015—Companies can use two-speed or greenfield approaches to overhaul their legacy IT systems—without weakening their enterprises. Which approach is right for you?more

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Changing change management

July 2015—Research tells us that most change efforts fail. Yet change methodologies are stuck in a predigital era. It’s high time to start catching up.more


Putting digital process innovation at the center of organizational change

July 2015—When a merger is announced, the IT organization has a unique opportunity to help the company reimagine its technology landscape and clarify its digitization strategy.more


Reborn in the cloud

July 2015—Adobe executives discuss the company’s move from selling shrink-wrapped products to offering web-based software and services.more

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Repelling the cyberattackers

July 2015—Organizations must build digital resilience to protect their most valuable information assets.more

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Want to become agile? Learn from your IT team

July 2015—IT teams have spent decades adjusting to the rapid evolution of hardware and software. Here’s how to benefit from that experience.more

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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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