Digital Disruption

Understanding how technology is transforming industries and how leaders and organizations can respond.

INSIGHTS

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Why utility boards should care about IT architecture

– Many utilities struggle to match the customer and commercial expectations set by digital leaders. Investing in faster, more flexible... IT architecture can accelerate their digital modernization.
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Faster fashion: How to shorten the apparel calendar

– To get new styles into stores more quickly, fashion companies must improve internal collaboration, tap into consumer insights,... and start to digitize the value chain.
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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.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

China’s fast climb up the value chain

– From high-tech unicorns to specialty chemicals, the country’s economy is moving swiftly beyond its lower-margin roots.
Article - McKinsey Global Institute

Deep learning’s origins and pioneers

– The concept of deep learning has been around since the 1950s. Take a brief look at how it evolved from concept to actuality and... the key people who made it happen.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five Fifty: Platform plays

– Platforms are the favored operating model of seven of the world’s 12 largest corporations. So why have so few old-line companies... followed suit?
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AI looks North: Bridging Canada’s corporate artificial intelligence gap

– For Canadian industries to capture the enormous benefits that artificial intelligence offers, Canadian executives must make dramatic... shifts in their mindsets, strategies, and execution plans.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five Fifty: The 20,000-person start-up

– How do you get incumbent companies to perform like a start-up? By rethinking organizational culture.
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Construction in the cloud: An interview with Thomas Wolf, CEO of RIB Software

– As construction moves into the cloud, here’s what industry leaders must do to lay the groundwork for change.
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Going digital to advance infrastructure delivery: The open information project

– Owners and contractors can share “integrated project delivery” benefits on any project—including digital work... flows and increased visibility—through a connected data environment.
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Insurance 2030—The impact of AI on the future of insurance

– The industry is on the verge of a seismic, tech-driven shift. A focus on four areas can position carriers to embrace this change.