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What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages

– In an era marked by rapid advances in automation and artificial intelligence, new research assesses the jobs lost and jobs gained under different scenarios through 2030.

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Stimulating digital adoption in Germany

– Germany needs to do more to harness the potential of new digital and automation technologies to make the most of its strong competitive... position, as the world moves further into the digital age.

Technology, jobs, and the future of work

– Automation, digital platforms, and other innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Understanding these shifts can... help policy makers, business leaders, and workers move forward.

Artificial intelligence: Implications for China

– The country is becoming a hub for global AI development. Five priorities can help China harness AI for productivity growth and... prepare for the societal shifts it may unleash.

The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world

– Big data’s potential just keeps growing. Taking full advantage means companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic... vision and use it to make better, faster decisions.

Can the US economy return to dynamic and inclusive growth?

– Slower economic growth in the United States has wrought a vicious cycle that has hobbled many American households. Targeted investment... and policy action could turn it around.

Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy

– The McKinsey Global Institute examines all the ways people are earning income, as well as the challenges independent work presents.

How work will change in the next economy

– Tim O’Reilly talks to McKinsey’s James Manyika about the interplay between technology, the economy, and the future of work.

Digital Europe: Realizing the continent’s potential

– Europe is operating below its digital potential. Accelerating digitization could add trillions of euros to economic growth in... less than a decade.

Exploding digital flows in a deeply connected world

– While global trade in goods remains flat, the cross-border flows of data are growing rapidly in an increasingly interconnected... world, stimulating global efficiency and productivity.

The growing potential of quantum computing

– The CEO of D-Wave Systems, Vern Brownell, explains how quantum computers are poised to solve important problems in industries... ranging from financial services to medicine.

Digital America: A tale of the haves and have-mores

– While the most advanced sectors, companies, and individuals push the boundaries of technology use, the US economy as a whole is... realizing only 18 percent of its digital potential.

Gauging the strength of Chinese innovation

– China does well in customer- and manufacturing-oriented innovation, though not in the more advanced varieties. But the country... will need them to sustain growth.

The Internet of Things: Five critical questions

– How do industry experts view the development of the Internet of Things, and what would they change?

Unlocking the potential 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.

How do you govern a disrupted world?

– Seismic economic shifts are placing new demands on governments globally. In this excerpt from the new book No Ordinary Disruption:... The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends, its authors explain how policy makers can respond.

India’s tech opportunity: Transforming work, empowering people

– A dozen disruptive technologies can add up to $1 trillion in GDP by 2025 and help bring millions of Indians up the MGI Empowerment... Line.