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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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interview | McKinsey Global Institute

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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book excerpt | McKinsey Quarterly

Building a sense of purpose at Pixar

April 2014—The cofounder of Pixar Animation Studios recalls how a serious organizational rift led him to a new sense of mission—and how it helped Pixar develop a more open and sustainable creative culture.more

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How resource scarcity is driving the third Industrial Revolution

April 2014—The authors of the new book Resource Revolution argue that high resource prices are spurring innovations powerful enough to unlock a new phase of global economic growth.more

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The disruptive power of collaboration: An interview with Clay Shirky

March 2014—How we collaborate has profound implications for how we live and work. The author and New York University professor explains how social media has upended traditional norms.more

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Breaking through the start-up stall zone

February 2014—An early rush of revenue growth is necessary—but not sufficient—for long-term survival.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

The strength of ‘weak signals’

February 2014—Snippets of information, often hidden in social-media streams, offer companies a valuable new tool for staying ahead.more

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interview | McKinsey Global Institute

Why every leader should care about digitization and disruptive innovation

January 2014—Digitization, automation, and other advances are transforming industries, labor markets, and the global economy. In this interview, MIT’s Andrew McAfee and McKinsey’s James Manyika discuss how executives and policy makers can respond.more

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The enterprise IT infrastructure agenda for 2014

January 2014—IT infrastructure managers must simultaneously capture the next rounds of efficiencies, accelerate the transition to next-generation infrastructure, reduce risks, and improve organizational execution.more

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Risk and responsibility in a hyperconnected world: Implications for enterprises

January 2014—For the world’s economy to get full value from technological innovation, it must have a robust, coordinated approach to cybersecurity. A new report from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey & Company looks at how that could happen.more

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