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Shaping the future of work in Europe’s 9 digital front-runner countries

– Our research shows significant value in embracing AI and automation for the Northern European countries, but sees a requirement for new skill sets among employees and a policy response around education, training, and the social contract.
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The brightening mood of European business—and what it means for investment

– Executives are increasingly optimistic about the region’s business outlook, but new survey results suggest more work is needed to instill confidence and stability. A few measures could help.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

New priorities for the European Union at 60

– As the EU faces an inflection point, its response to three global forces will shape the path forward.
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The case for digital reinvention

– Digital technology, despite its seeming ubiquity, has only begun to penetrate industries. As it continues its advance, the implications for revenues, profits, and opportunities will be dramatic.

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Pushing manufacturing productivity to the max

– Advanced analytics and lower-cost computing give companies a powerful tool for managing profitability on an hourly basis.
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KPN dials up a new digital strategy

– The leader of digital IT at the Netherlands-based telecommunications company explains how KPN reintegrated previously outsourced... expertise and shifted to agile ways of working.
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ING’s agile transformation

– Two senior executives from the global bank describe their recent journey.
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Buried treasure: Advanced analytics in process industries

– The full power of advanced analytics requires not only acquiring new technology and analytics solutions, but also helping people... improve their expertise and adopt new ways of working.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

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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Agile marketing: A step-by-step guide

– Everyone wants to be “agile” these days. Here’s how successful companies develop the people, process, and marketing... technology to make agile marketing happen at scale.
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Global migration’s impact and opportunity

– Migration has become a flashpoint for debate in many countries. But McKinsey Global Institute research finds that it generates... significant economic benefits—and more effective integration of immigrants could increase those benefits.
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Rethinking work in the digital age

– Digitization and automation are upending core assumptions about jobs and employees. Here’s a framework for thinking about the... new world taking shape.
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Pursuing purchasing excellence in chemicals

– While chemical companies recognize the importance of strong purchasing capabilities, few have transformed the function into a... source of strategic advantage. Here’s how they can.

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