To help our clients in a rapidly changing world, we must continuously innovate and extend our capabilities. From cloud and artificial intelligence, to sustainability, change acceleration and more, our open ecosystem allows us to serve as end-to-end impact partners for our clients.
McKinsey partner Liz Ericson and senior partner Peter Dahlstrom, global co-leaders of McKinsey's ecosystem of alliances and acquisitions, discuss how our global network of collaborators and acquired companies enables us to accelerate and scale client impact.
Our combined capabilities
Technology and applications
We help our clients capture the full value of their technology investments and equip them with tools that revolutionize their ways of working.
Data and analytics
The combined power of extensive sector data and advanced analytics helps our clients generate more, better, and faster insights.
Implementation and change
Our ecosystem allows us to move beyond insight and deliver end-to-end transformations with our clients.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) and McKinsey
We created the first automotive industrial IoT cloud for production and logistics connecting a global supply chain.
In the ongoing collaboration, we are helping the European automaker achieve 30 percent efficiency improvements by 2025 across the entire organization, unlocking double-digit billion-dollar impact.
Google Cloud and McKinsey
We developed a vegetation management solution to help a utility company reduce power outages and operating costs.
Together, we applied advanced analytics on satellite imagery to predict plant growth. Our solution is projected to reduce outages caused by vegetation by 10-15 percent and increase visibility into future vegetation growth.
Microsoft and McKinsey
We helped a high-tech OEM build a lighthouse factory that boosted productivity by 120 percent by leveraging 5G and I4.0 technologies.
Together, we also helped stand up a cutting-edge IoT platform and cross-functional agile teams to deploy more than 25 use cases in under 12 months–3x faster than peer sites.
SAP and McKinsey
We helped a global pharmaceutical company reshape and extract value from their SAP S/4HANA transformation.
We identified and quantified value levers and consolidated more than 30 ERP systems, optimizing planned-spend estimates and reducing maintenance costs.