Survey

Cutting through the 5G hype: Survey shows telcos’ nuanced views

– Operators see a marginally positive business case, expect rollout at scale to take until 2022, and don’t think the increase in capital-expense-to-sales ratio will be as big as skeptics claim.
Article

A new path for telco customer engagement

– Next-generation marketing and sales techniques offer incumbents real opportunity to thrive in a challenging landscape.
Article

A tale of two agile paths: How a pair of operators set up their organizational transformations

– Different approaches illustrate the company and market conditions that guide the structure of teams around work, and the rapid... benefits that follow.
Article

The building blocks telcos need to create their digital-and-analytics DNA

– Telcos need to rewire themselves to work in agile ways and make data-driven decisions to keep up with customers’ increasing... demands for simple digital experiences, among other challenges.
Article

Reinventing telco networks: Five elements of a successful transformation

– For telcos to keep and grow market share, the network division needs a makeover that lets it shed its cost-center past to become... a leading function that influences the digital and analytics metamorphosis of the core.
Podcast

The ethics of artificial intelligence

– In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Simon London speaks with MGI partner Michael Chui and McKinsey partner Chris... Wigley about how companies can ethically deploy artificial intelligence.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The cornerstones of large-scale technology transformation

– A clear playbook is emerging for how to integrate and capitalize on advanced technologies—across an entire company, and... in any industry.
Article

The road to 5G: The inevitable growth of infrastructure cost

– Network cost could double as operators strive to meet demand for increased capacity and deploy 5G. How can they maintain their... profits?
Article

Network sharing and 5G: A turning point for lone riders

– Network sharing will be a key lever to reduce cost and make 5G deployments feasible.

Automotive and Mobility

Article

Reserve a seat—the future of mobility is arriving early

– What happened in 2018, and what can we expect in 2019?
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Setting the framework for car connectivity and user experience

– The connectivity experience of drivers and passengers will soon be transformed, with the potential for significant value creation.... Here is a framework to measure progress.
Report

A long-term vision for the European automotive industry

– Technological disruption is redefining mobility globally. How can Europe capitalize on its past successes to shape the emerging... mobility ecosystem and craft an even more successful future?
Report

Accelerating the car data monetization journey

– Capturing value from vehicle data will require players in the automotive ecosystem to approach the issue strategically and to... overcome the three main challenges that 60-plus executives identified in our proprietary survey and industry roundtables.

Internet of Things

Article

Ten trends shaping the Internet of Things business landscape

– Experience working on the Internet of Things indicates where the value lies.
Article

What separates leaders from laggards in the Internet of Things

– Even among companies working at scale with the Internet of Things, there’s a wide gap between top and bottom performers.... Nine practices distinguish the leaders from their less successful peers.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Smart cities: Digital solutions for a more livable future

– As cities get smarter, they are becoming more livable and more responsive—and today we are seeing only a preview of what... technology could eventually do in the urban environment.
Article

Unlocking value from IoT connectivity: Six considerations for choosing a provider

– Companies must take a more nuanced look at connectivity providers as the Internet of Things evolves.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

What it takes to get an edge in the Internet of Things

– Three practices can help differentiate successful companies from those that struggle to gain traction.

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