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Cybersecurity: Linchpin of the digital enterprise

– As companies digitize businesses and automate operations, cyberrisks proliferate; here is how the cybersecurity organization can support a secure digital agenda.
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Peak energy, peak oil, and the rise of renewables: An executive’s guide to the global energy system

– Global energy demand is headed toward a plateau over the next ten to 20 years, as the world focuses on electrification, energy... efficiency, and more service-driven economic growth.
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The wisdom of transformations: How successful CEOs think about change

– What works and what doesn’t, from those who know.
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Growing opportunities in the Internet of Things

– Maturing underlying technologies will make Internet of Things technologies easier to implement and help companies and investors... seize new opportunities.
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From promise to delivery: Overcoming the strategy problem in the public sector

– To deliver better strategies and outcomes, governments need to tackle social dynamics in the cabinet room.

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European private banking: An inescapable call for action

– New headwinds in a profitable market indicate the need for fundamental transformation.
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Best-in-class digital document processing: A payer perspective

– Despite the promise of digitization, paper forms will remain for many years. Payers that find a better way to handle both paper-based... and digital information will have a competitive advantage.
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Capturing value at scale in discrete manufacturing with Industry 4.0

– The efforts of many companies to apply Industry 4.0 solutions are stuck in “pilot purgatory.” Determining where to focus and how... to scale can help generate a meaningful, lasting impact.
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How state and local governments win at attracting companies

– Governments with the most effective business-attraction programs deploy comprehensive economic-development strategies.
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How to master the seven-step problem-solving process

– Structured problem solving can be used to address almost any complex challenge in business or public policy.
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When you pick that pre-worn jacket, the environment wins too

– Andy Ruben of Yerdle draws on his experience in sustainability to discuss how companies can enter—and thrive in—the... circular economy.
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How dual-career couples find fulfillment at work

– When both you and your partner have demanding jobs, it’s challenging to strike the right work–life balance. Can companies... help dual-career couples juggle it all?
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Speak softly, make tough decisions: An interview with Alibaba Group chairman and CEO Daniel Zhang

– The chairman and CEO of China’s e-commerce giant describes Alibaba’s approach to innovation and how he balances analytics... and instinct to push himself to spot hidden opportunities.
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Preparing young leaders for the future of work: An interview with Wendy Kopp

– “If we want kids to have meaningful careers, what educational outcomes do we need to work toward?” asks Wendy Kopp,... CEO and cofounder of Teach For All and founder of Teach For America.
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Down but not out: How automakers can create value in an uncertain future

– After delivering record profits in 2017, global automakers have faced several challenges over the past 12 months. Can the industry... find a sustainable path to value creation in this disruptive environment?
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Infographic: Europe’s potential for biotech innovation

– Europe has world-class universities, research institutions, medical centers, and hospitals that provide a strong base for sourcing... and developing scientific innovation. However, this strength does not yet translate into patents for new medicines, as Europe trails both China and the United States in that area. Increased investment in biotech may hold the key to helping grow Europe’s share of new drugs. Europe’s biotechs currently receive only 20 percent of the funding their US counterparts do. Read more in “Biotech in Europe: A strong foundation for growth and innovation.”
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