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An executive's guide to machine learning
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An executive’s guide to machine learning

June 2015—It’s no longer the preserve of artificial-intelligence researchers and born-digital companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix.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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Learning from Google’s digital culture

June 2015—What can traditional organizations learn from digital natives? In this interview, Google’s VP of US sales and operations explains how the company’s culture developed and continues to be nurtured.more

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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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Getting the most from R&D teams

June 2015—The size of these teams and the number of sites where they work have a big impact on semiconductor research productivity.more

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From box to cloud

June 2015—Six critical success factors can help software companies make the move from selling packaged products to offering online subscriptions and services.more

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Connecting talent with opportunity in the digital age

June 2015—Online talent platforms are increasingly connecting people to the right work opportunities. By 2025 they could add $2.7 trillion to global GDP, and begin to ameliorate many of the persistent problems in the world’s labor markets.more

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Thomson Reuters on making information useful

May 2015—The CEO of the news, information, and professional-software company, Jim Smith, discusses how truly meeting customer expectations is at the heart of the company’s effort to continue growing and digitally adapting.more

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Building a fast-moving digital enterprise

May 2015—Large companies face significant hurdles in transforming into digital businesses. McKinsey’s Edwin van Bommel explains how organizations can quickly develop digital capabilities.more

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Closing France’s €100 billion digital gap

May 2015—Accelerating the country’s rate of digital adoption could unlock billions of euros in economic value. The key is in executing a comprehensive digital transformation.more

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Making marketing technology work

May 2015—What is marketing technology and why does it matter? Scott Brinker, cofounder and CTO of ion interactive, and Jason Heller, global leader of McKinsey Digital Marketing Operations, explain.more

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Grow fast or die slow: Pivoting beyond the core

April 2015—Turbocharged initial growth is essential to surviving in the software industry. But what comes next? Here are four lessons so leaders can write their organizations’ second act.more

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