Advanced Electronics Insights


Unlocking the growth opportunity in battery manufacturing equipment

– Surging demand for battery cells gives rise to an opportunity for European machinery and equipment manufacturers to supply emerging gigafactories.

Cracking the complexity code in embedded systems development

– How to manage—and eventually master—complexity in embedded systems development.

How to succeed in the expanding global offshore wind market

– Regions around the world are embracing offshore wind. Companies that pursue projects can expect numerous challenges and must excel... across multiple domains.

The semiconductor decade: A trillion-dollar industry

– The global semiconductor industry is poised for a decade of growth and is projected to become a trillion-dollar industry by 2030.

How distributors can self-disrupt to win in the new digital world

– Distributors can learn new strategies to make them effective in a world with increasingly powerful digital players.

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McKinsey on Semiconductors

This issue of McKinsey on Semiconductors explores the repercussions of the continuing chip shortage and looks ahead to a post-pandemic future in which semiconductor companies will encounter even greater challenges and opportunities.

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Prepare now for the future of industrial services

– A 600-executive survey reveals how services organizations can adapt to a remote-first world by revamping their operating models... and carefully tailoring commercial models to match.

Digital twins: The art of the possible in product development and beyond

– Digital representations of physical products are coming to life. Here’s how to make them work for you.

Delivering the climate technologies needed for net zero

– Developing and deploying climate technologies is critical for the world’s net-zero agenda. Growth could await businesses willing... to innovate quickly and to collaborate across value chains.

Strategies to lead in the semiconductor world

– Semiconductor companies can take different paths to capture new opportunities as demand continues to outstrip supply.

Viewing change as opportunity: An interview with Western Digital’s David Goeckeler

– David Goeckeler took the reins at Western Digital days before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic—and helped the company rekindle... its innovation road map in the face of massive change.

How industrial and aerospace and defense OEMs can win the obsolescence challenge

– Complex equipment can last for decades, but internal components such as semiconductors have much shorter life cycles. Navigating... that disparity requires a systematic approach.

Capturing the true value of Industry 4.0

– With digital transformations notoriously difficult to scale up across factory networks, manufacturers may need to slow down to... get ahead in the race to implement Industry 4.0.

Smart operators: How leading companies use machine intelligence

– Despite the recent and significant advances in machine intelligence, the full scale of the opportunity is just beginning to unfold.... New research reveals why some companies are doing better than others.
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Systems on a chip comes to the data center

– Some data centers and computer manufacturers are now offering bespoke chips and circuitry. To get the most value, companies must... first understand the potential use cases.

IoT comes of age

– McKinsey research shows that adoption of IoT technologies has increased exponentially the past five years—but successful implementation... still eludes some. Here’s how to get it right.

Five digital and analytics battlegrounds for B2B aftermarket growth

– A differentiated commercial engine focused on just a few digital and analytics levers can more than double aftermarket revenues... for industrial companies.
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