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October 2013—By 2025, almost half of the world’s biggest companies will probably be based in emerging markets, profoundly altering global competitive dynamics.more
December 2013—Consumer-facing companies typically know more about their end customers than contract manufacturers do. Passing that knowledge along is good for everyone.
November 2013—The evolution of digital technology presents opportunities and threats for all businesses. In this video, McKinsey director Paul Willmott explains how companies can successfully transition to becoming digital enterprises.more
November 2013—The potential impact of digital technology varies widely by industry, but most enterprise
leaders share an important challenge: how to get beyond the small share of the prize
they are capturing today by looking for impact across the whole value chain.more
September 2013—Dramatically changing the sector’s inefficient supply chain may eliminate the dangers posed by counterfeiting and medication errors.more
June 2013—Executives at Robert Bosch and McKinsey experts discuss the technology-driven changes that promise to trigger a new industrial revolution.more
May 2013—Retailers can respond by harnessing existing store locations and forging relationships with outside distributors.more
June 2013—McKinsey partners explore China’s coming technology transformation, the challenges facing manufacturers, and an exciting new wave of innovative enterprise sparked by high mobile penetration and social media.more
June 2013—Companies that continue to base their manufacturing strategies solely on China’s rock-bottom wages and stratospheric domestic growth rates are in for a rude awakening. New challenges will require new competitive priorities.more
June 2013—Meaningful advances are emerging in fields ranging from genomics to mobile apps—and what’s happening beneath the surface may be even more significant.more
May 2013—Purchased materials and services often make up 60 to 80 percent of a product’s cost. Companies that don’t invest in the purchasing team’s capabilities are throwing away value.more
May 2013—To master the extremes of a fast-changing competitive landscape, challenge your company’s assumptions about designing, developing, and manufacturing products for these regions.more
October 2012—Learn how leading companies combine insights about customers, competitors, and costs to develop more innovative and cost-effective products.more
November 2012—Manufacturing remains a critical force in both advanced and developing economies. But the sector has changed, bringing new opportunities and challenges to business leaders and policy makers. more
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