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China’s digital transformation

July 2014—A McKinsey Global Institute report finds that new applications of the Internet could account for up to 22 percent of China’s GDP growth through 2025.

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Creating growth clusters: What role for local government?

July 2014—A systematic approach to implementation could help start-up ecosystems flourish.more

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Scaling a start-up community: An interview with Berlin’s mayor

July 2014—The German city is actively—and aggressively—seeking to become Europe’s entrepreneurial hub. Mayor Klaus Wowereit explains how.more

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Achieving success in large, complex software projects

July 2014—Using cross-functional teams to break down silos improves the chances of success when building highly complicated systems.more

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Why senior leaders are the front line against cyberattacks

June 2014—All companies are aware of the growing risk of cyberattacks, yet few are taking the steps necessary to protect critical information. The key? Senior managers need to lead.more

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Monetizing mobile apps: Striking the right balance

June 2014—More companies are discovering that an application programming interface can turn their data into new revenue streams.more

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The rising strategic risks of cyberattacks

May 2014—Research by McKinsey and the World Economic Forum points to a widening range of technology vulnerabilities and potentially huge losses in value tied to innovation.more

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Grow fast or die slow

April 2014—Software and online-services companies can quickly become billion-dollar giants, but the recipe for sustained growth remains elusive.more

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The mobile Internet’s consumer dividend

February 2014—New research suggests that user benefits have nearly doubled thanks to the growth of the wireless web.more

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Disruptive entrepreneurs: An interview with Eric Ries

April 2014—Companies are all too aware of the disruptive power of technology. The author of The Lean Startup argues that the competitive reaction of many organizations remains fatally flawed.more

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