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Cracking the code on digital talent

– Even with recent industry layoffs, the tech talent shortage shows few signs of abating. To attract this critical segment, it’s important to understand what they want (hint: it’s not just compensation).

Cybersecurity for the IoT: How trust can unlock value

– For today’s fragmented Internet of Things (IoT) to reach its potential as a fully interconnected ecosystem, the answer may... lie in the convergence of cybersecurity and the IoT.

The business of sports and the quest for inclusion for women

– For all the progress toward equality on the field, sports administration remains dominated by men. A fairer, more inclusive industry... would benefit everyone.
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A CEO’s guide to the metaverse

– It’s too big to ignore—yet its future is far from certain. Companies need to dip a toe in the water and plan to take the plunge... should developments warrant.

Winning in telecom CX

– Digital natives have redefined customer expectations. With a customer led, customer experience transformation, incumbent telcos... can rise to the challenge.

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Executive Voices


Miro’s Andrey Khusid: Product-led growth in tech and beyond

– The entrepreneurial leader of the fast-growing visual collaboration platform talks about the importance of experimentation and... iteration as companies look to embrace a new approach to success.

Entrepreneur First CEO Matt Clifford on early stage talent investing

– One of Europe’s top talent investors talks about his unique approach to backing companies before they exist and how to find... the “edge” in a potential founder.

e& Group CEO: Transforming from a telco to a techco

– Hatem Dowidar discusses the source of his optimism about the telecom industry, the lessons of the recent past, and why the Middle... Eastern and African operator required a radical organizational overhaul to position itself for future growth.

Making product inclusion and equity a core part of tech

– Annie Jean-Baptiste, the head of product inclusion and equity at Google, talks about how and why the tech giant works to incorporate... DE&I and belonging into every aspect of the development process and what others can do to make the same shift.

Stacey Sher on the future of movies and streaming

– The veteran film and TV producer shares her perspective on what the technology shifts roiling the entertainment business mean... for both artists and audiences.

Box’s Aaron Levie on navigating SaaS’ several stages of growth

– After nearly two decades leading the file-sharing company, its co-founder and CEO talks about how his understanding of value in... enterprise software has evolved.

Tech Trends


Fiber opportunity: Four deal types for investors to consider

– High investor demand has put a premium on fiber networks that deliver broadband connections to households, but there is still... scope for more value-creating deals.

The Next Normal – The future of video entertainment: Immersive, gamified, and diverse

– You’re at the movies with friends—but the movie is more like a game with a narrative. You feel like you’re in... the movie because your seat gets hot when there’s a fire on screen. And everyone can see and hear the movie in whatever language they choose. That scenario could represent the next normal in video entertainment, according to McKinsey experts and industry executives.

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.

New Capabilities


The digital reinvention of enterprise tech go-to-market

– As customers demand both transformational expertise and simplified, self-serve experiences, the traditional enterprise sales playbook... is being disrupted from the top down and bottom up.

Tech talent tectonics: Ten new realities for finding, keeping, and developing talent

– Large incumbents can compete successfully for tech talent—but only if they’re ready to completely rethink their entire... HR approach. Tech talent think and act differently.

Repairing the broken rung on the career ladder for women in technical roles

– Women in technical roles are less likely than men to win promotions early in their careers, and many are exiting the field. Companies... can strengthen workforces and boost performance by reversing this trend.

New Markets


How technology is shaping learning in higher education

– New McKinsey research shows that students and faculty are eager to continue using new classroom learning technologies adopted... during the pandemic, but institutions could do more to support the shift.

What’s fueling Pakistan’s emerging start-up ecosystem

– With a massive young, English-speaking population and a fast-growing, tech-savvy middle class, Pakistan has many ingredients for... a thriving start-up ecosystem. So why is it only now starting to live up to its entrepreneurial potential, and where is it headed?

Cloud economics and the six most damaging mistakes to avoid

– The value potential of cloud is enormous, but only for companies that understand—and adapt to—the realities of cloud... economics.

Reversal of fortune: How European software can play to its strengths

– A relative lack of top software companies threatens Europe’s economic competitiveness. To turn that tide, the private sector... has to stop trying to play catch-up and take an altogether new approach.



Advanced chip packaging: How manufacturers can play to win

– As the benefits of Moore’s law reach their limits, advances in chip performance rely more on the back end of production,... including packaging.

What is a semiconductor?

– Semiconductors are the unsung heroes of the technology world: parts manufactured from pure elements that work behind the scenes... to power and connect everything from smartphones to cars.

What is quantum computing?

– Quantum computing is a new approach to calculation that uses principles of fundamental physics to solve extremely complex problems... very quickly.

The power of caring adults: Nicole Carroll on overcoming childhood trauma

USA Today’s top editor discusses mental health, the media’s role and responsibility, and how she draws from... her own experiences to make a professional impact.

Chip hunting: The semiconductor procurement solution when other options fail

– Supply-and-demand mismatches for semiconductors have generated production headaches across industries. Forward-looking companies... are using artificial intelligence to optimize short-term procurement.

What is cybersecurity?

– It’s what organizations do to protect their own and their customers’ data from malicious attacks.

Private equity turns to resiliency strategies for software investments

– As CIOs report shifts in software spending, investors may want to refocus their efforts on growing opportunities in cybersecurity,... data and analytics, and automation.

A technology survival guide for resilience

– Resilience means understanding the criticality of a business process, the capability of the underlying technology, the business... impact if the technology fails, and the organization’s risk tolerance.

How data can help tech companies thrive amid economic uncertainty

– Amid rising pressure on tech companies to boost performance, better data management can pave the way to sustainable growth.

The AI-native telco: Radical transformation to thrive in turbulent times

– Artificial intelligence, when deployed at scale, can help telcos protect core revenues and drive margin growth. But capturing... this opportunity will require a wholly different approach.

Telecom networks: Tracking the coming xRAN revolution

– A boom in adoption of new technologies could help fuel innovation and cost reduction, but the industry must navigate several issues... to deliver on the full promise of xRAN.
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