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How good are you at business building? A new way to score your ability to scale new ventures

The Leap Business-Building Quotient highlights what matters in creating new ventures.

IoT value set to accelerate through 2030: Where and how to capture it

– New research shows that the Internet of Things offers significant economic value potential, particularly in standardized production... settings, but companies must achieve scale to capture it.

The CIO agenda for the next 12 months: Six make-or-break priorities

– With the post-pandemic economy taking shape, CIOs can evolve IT’s mission to shape the business.

Open-source e-commerce: The next wave of value for the enterprise

– Moving to open-source e-commerce has significant benefits, but companies must be willing to embrace a broader digital culture.

Cloud-migration opportunity: Business value grows, but missteps abound

– Companies aim to embrace the cloud more fully, but many are already failing to reap the sizable rewards. Outperformers have shown... what it takes to overcome the costly hurdles.

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The CIO Agenda

Explore our collection of insights on the evolving role of the CIO.

Cloud by McKinsey

The cloud is revolutionizing how businesses create value, but only when tech organizations, and the business, understand how to... use it and change how they operate.

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The Future of Digital Innovation in China: Megatrends Shaping One of the World’s Fastest Evolving Digital Ecosystems

– The paths taken by Chinese companies have relevant implications for other digital and traditional players as they craft their strategies.

How enterprise architects need to evolve to survive in a digital world

– Enterprise architects still have an important role to play at large incumbents, but they need to evolve in three ways.

Building a tech-services ecosystem to deliver products—not applications

– IT organizations focused on building value as well as reducing costs need to rethink how they engage with their vendors.
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Getting tangible about intangibles: The future of growth and productivity?

– Companies that master the deployment of intangibles investment will be well positioned to outperform their peers.

Seven lessons on how technology transformations can deliver value

– Our annual IT strategy survey shows how technology investments are proving their worth, especially at companies making more tech-based... changes and bridging more of the technology-business divide.

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Breaking the code: Unlocking digital and analytics at scale for consumer goods

– The why, what, and how of consumer digital and analytics transformations

The case for cloud in life sciences

– As cloud technology matures, life-sciences companies are generating new paths to business value beyond the cost efficiencies that cloud migrations typically target.

Digital health ecosystems: Voices of key healthcare leaders

– COVID-19 has made it more pressing than ever to integrate online and offline offerings and to establish integrated health ecosystems. We asked key healthcare leaders about their views to make this change happen.

Cyber resilience: Protecting America’s digital infrastructure

– Faced with rising cyberthreats, government and the private sector will need to improve their digital hygiene while also preparing for the next wave of cyber adversaries.

Driving business impact through customer centricity and digital agility

– Sun Life US focused on the client experience and aligned IT with the business to drive a transformation in its technological capabilities.

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Boards and the cloud

– A shift to the cloud requires boards to weigh numerous implications, from the technology infrastructure to cybersecurity.

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Reconceiving the global trade finance ecosystem

– Trade finance does not work as well as it could, particularly for the millions of smaller businesses that help fuel the global... economy. A new joint report sets out a vision for improving the ecosystem for all players.

How good are you at business building? A new way to score your ability to scale new ventures

– The Leap Business-Building Quotient highlights what matters in creating new ventures.

The value of getting personalization right—or wrong—is multiplying

– This Next in Personalization 2021 Report reveals that companies who excel at demonstrating customer intimacy generate... faster rates of revenue growth than their peers. And the closer organizations get to the consumer, the bigger the gains.

Giving Gen Z customers what they want: A conversation with by.U

– Two top executives at Telkomsel, Southeast Asia’s largest wireless provider, explain how the company supported a new venture... and freed it to succeed on its own terms.

Unlocking the value of 5G in the B2C marketplace

– Telcos are confident they can monetize 5G core in the B2B arena, but the value proposition for consumers is less clear. A slew... of promising innovations could change that.

CEO dialogue: Perspectives on productivity and sustainability

– Leading manufacturers are setting tomorrow’s standards for tech-enabled efficiency, growth, and environmental responsibility.

Asia’s consumers on the move: The future of mobility

– Economic growth and shifting consumer values are transforming the opportunities in Asia for players in the automotive industry.... Three recommended actions are keys to success in this new environment.

Customer lifetime value: The customer compass

– Through targeted investments, companies can identify their most valuable customers in three steps and secure their loyalty long... term.

Digitally native brands: Born digital, but ready to take on the world

– By applying the right criteria, investors can identify digitally native brands with the potential to outperform.

Cloud 2030: Capturing Poland’s potential for accelerated digital growth

– Widespread adoption of cloud technology across Polish companies and public institutions could generate value equivalent to 4 percent... of Poland’s annual GDP by 2030.

Digital transformation comes to food banks

– The Greater Boston Food Bank’s $5 million reinvention as a digital-first enterprise has one overriding goal—to put... more of its resources toward ending hunger.
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