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Driving impact at scale from automation and AI
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Driving impact at scale from automation and AI

We explore why automation and AI are so important, how to transform, and what the functional nuances are that can be the difference between success and failure.

Articles in this collection

Report - McKinsey Global Institute

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.
Discussion Paper - McKinsey Global Institute

Notes from the AI frontier: Applications and value of deep learning

– An analysis of more than 400 use cases across 19 industries and nine business functions highlights the broad use and significant... economic potential of advanced AI techniques.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

How artificial intelligence can deliver real value to companies

– Companies new to the space can learn a great deal from early adopters who have invested billions into AI and are now beginning... to reap a range of benefits.
Blog Post

Burned by the bots: Why robotic automation is stumbling

– Over the last several months, my colleague Alex Edlich and I have witnessed the increasing chatter around one of the hottest buzzwords... in the digital space: robotics.
Article

Ten red flags signaling your analytics program will fail

– Struggling to become analytics-driven? One or more of these issues is likely what’s holding your organization back.
Survey

The automation imperative

– As many organizations move to build their automation capabilities, recent survey results suggest that certain best practices will... differentiate successful efforts from others.
Article

How to avoid the three common execution pitfalls that derail automation programs

– Automation has great potential to create value—but only for businesses that carefully design and execute it.
Article

The new frontier: Agile automation at scale

– Large-scale automation of business processes requires a new development approach.
Article

How bots, algorithms, and artificial intelligence are reshaping the future of corporate support functions

– Industrial companies are discovering additional sources of value in applying advanced technology to general and administrative... support functions. The results can be impressive for businesses that can adapt to the disruption of legacy systems.
Article

A CIO plan for becoming a leader in Intelligent Process Automation

– By demonstrating how to automate IT operations first, IT leaders can showcase the expertise needed to lead the business’s... overall IPA transformation.