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Harnessing automation for a future that works

– Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing automation’s full potential requires people and technology to work hand in hand.

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The winning formula for omnichannel banking in North America

– U.S. and Canadian banks recognize the potential for omnichannel capabilities to increase revenues, enhance customer experience... and reduce operating costs, but their progress towards making omnichannel a reality has been inconsistent. McKinsey’s perspective is that banks should focus on six imperatives in order to make a successful transition to omnichannel.
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The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world

– Big data’s potential just keeps growing. Taking full advantage means companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic... vision and use it to make better, faster decisions.
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Thriving in the new abnormal: North American asset management

– The North American asset management industry is on the brink of a once-in-a-generation shift in competitive dynamics, due to the... convergence of five trends that may be unprecedented in their joint impact. To win in the new environment, firms will need to transform their operating models across a number of dimensions.
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How digital finance could boost growth in emerging economies

– Delivering financial services by mobile phone could benefit billions of people by spurring inclusive growth that adds $3.7 trillion... to the GDP of emerging economies within a decade.
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Positioning independents for success in North American unconventionals

– Producers of North American shale gas and light tight oil production (LTO) are facing an uncertain market ahead. We look at some... of the ways they can continue to outperform.
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Greater women’s equality in Latin America would unlock $1 trillion

– Women have won five presidential elections in Latin America—an impressive feat. Yet much more still needs to be done to... advance women's equality in the region.
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Navigating the shifting terrain of North American asset management

– Fundamental shifts in client demand, product innovation, distribution, technology and regulation are reshaping the terrain of... North American asset management and will require asset managers to rethink their traditional operating models. The industry is at an inflection point on a number of these dimensions, and the next five years represent a once-in-a-generation opportunity for firms to position themselves for lasting success.
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How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth

– A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 by advancing women’s... equality. The public, private, and social sectors will need to act to close gender gaps in work and society.
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Global Insurance Industry Insights: North America edition

– According to McKinsey’s Global Insurance Pools database, 2013 and 2014 were marked by strong growth in life insurance, steady... development in property-casualty insurance, and increased profitability in both lines. This report provides a perspective on important insurance developments worldwide for a North American readership, and concludes with a look at global competitive dynamics.
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North American oil and gas: Caveat emptor

– The drop in oil prices has piqued investors’ interest in oil and gas producers. But new research suggests that high-quality... investments are scarce—for the moment.
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A tale of two Mexicos: Growth and prosperity in a two-speed economy

– A modern, fast-growing, highly productive economy and a traditional, low-productivity one are pulling in opposite directions,... reducing GDP growth and progress in living standards.

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