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Making a secure transition to the public cloud

As enterprises scale up their use of the public cloud, they must rethink how they protect data and applications—and put in place four critical practices.
Making a secure transition to the public cloud
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A CEO guide for avoiding the ten traps that derail digital transformations

– Transforming your business has risks. Successful leaders know how to spot them and avoid them.
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Accelerating the shift to a next-generation operating model

– Digital-native companies have captured value by mastering the use of next-generation operating models. Now established companies... must race to catch up.
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Why digital transformation is now on the CEO’s shoulders

– Big data, the Internet of Things, and artificial intelligence hold such disruptive power that they have inverted the dynamics... of technology leadership.
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To survive in the age of advanced cyberthreats, use ‘active defense’

– Anticipating attacks, responding to them in real time, setting traps to contain them, and protecting assets according to their... value can help companies stop sophisticated cybercriminals.

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Winning in digital ecosystems

– The industry landscape is going through an upheaval as digital ecosystems take shape. This issue of Digital McKinsey Insights... looks at how companies will need to embrace new relationships and ways of collaborating.
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Digital Reinvention: Unlocking the ‘how’

– A selection of our latest thinking on how companies can carry out successful digital reinventions
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Digital @ Scale: The Playbook You Need to Transform Your Company

– A new book by McKinsey authors offers a blueprint for reinventing the core of your business, with practical insights into three... key elements of digital transformations.

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Ten trends redefining enterprise IT infrastructure

– The IT infrastructure landscape is evolving rapidly. What will it look like in 2020?
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How to improve student educational outcomes: New insights from data analytics

– By applying advanced analytics and machine learning, we have identified factors that play a critical role in student achievement.
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Five Fifty: The digital effect

– What does the digitization of industries mean for future revenue and profit growth?
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How digital reinventors are pulling away from the pack

– As digitization progresses, incumbents competing in new, digital ways are already outperforming those that continue to operate... traditionally, a new survey finds.
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Setting an agenda for organic growth in the digital age

– Business leaders can focus on three mind-sets to drive growth in their companies and sustain that growth for the long term.

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Reflections on digital M&A

– What exactly is digital M&A and how does it compare with garden-variety deal making?
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The future of connectivity: Enabling the Internet of Things

– With new connectivity technologies unlocking opportunities along the IoT value chain, companies must create detailed plans to... harness their potential.
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Digitizing the state: Five tasks for national governments

– Public authorities cannot build great digital services on their own. They need national governments to provide the right conditions... for them to succeed.
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Digital transformation: Raising supply-chain performance to new levels

– Combining digital applications with operational changes helps yield significant performance improvements that stand the test of... time.
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Harnessing the power of digital in US government agencies

– A focus on customer journeys, a dedicated digital team, agile methods, and strong talent can help government agencies move beyond... incremental improvements and achieve transformative change.
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How can we recognize the real power of the Internet of Things?

– If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year... in economic value by 2025.
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Why you need a digital data architecture to build a sustainable digital business

– Companies that succeed at meeting their analytics objectives let business goals drive the technology. Here’s how they structure... a data architecture that works.
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A framework for improving cybersecurity discussions within organizations

– Clear and frequent communication is essential but often lacking in companies’ cybersecurity programs. Here’s how security... professionals can create tighter bonds with some critical stakeholders.
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Ops 4.0: Digital enablement, driving journeys from end to end

– Lean management’s end-to-end perspective revealed the power in remaking customer journeys. Adding digital and agile makes these... transformations easier, quicker, and more sustainable than ever—and at unprecedented scale.
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The new frontier in anti–money laundering

– New analytical tools and surgical automation can help banks take the fight to fraudsters.
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Powered by data, driven by people: The travel sector’s future

– Without human beings to develop and apply new technology, to direct the analytics, and to implement the findings, nothing ever... happens.
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The transformative power of automation in banking

– A second wave of automation in banking will increase capacity and free employees to focus on higher-value projects. To capture... the opportunity, banks must take a strategic, rather than tactical, approach.
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Artificial intelligence in business: Separating the real from the hype

– The potential for AI to infuse business and value chains across various industries is greater than ever before—but where should... executives start?
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How medical-device CEOs can navigate digital disruption in healthcare

– Medical-device companies will need to reinvent themselves to stay competitive. Now’s the time to craft a strategy and scale... a transformation.
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Management’s next frontier: Making the most of the ecosystem economy

– Engaging in digital ecosystems requires a new set of managerial skills and capabilities. How quickly companies develop them will... determine if they succeed in the ecosystem economy.
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Central Europe’s consumers: Looking for value

– To attract the region’s value-oriented consumers, retailers and manufacturers in Central Europe must expand their assortments,... both in stores and online.