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The latest Five Fifty

The need for speed

McKinsey Quarterly Five Fifty—Changes in what people want, and where they want it, means companies must move fast—without breaking things.

Featured Insights

Bubbles pop, downturns stop

– Economic downturns are impossible to predict and sure as sunrise. Build resilience now, because when the sun comes up, you’d better be moving.

Getting beyond gridlock in cities

– With more than half the world’s population living in cities, congestion and pollution are worsening. Technology may hold... the solution—but only if city governments and companies collaborate.

Want a better decision? Plan a better meeting

– Effective meetings produce better business decisions. Yet too many decision meetings are doomed from the get-go. You can do better.

The right digital-platform strategy

– Many incumbents are starting to build their own platforms or to forge ties with others. The penalty for not playing may be steep.

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Reimagining mobility

– Explores the future of mobility and what shifts mean for cars, business, and society. The issue includes perspectives from participants shaping the coming mobility revolution.

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