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Five Fifty: Use the force

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Use the force

McKinsey Quarterly Five Fifty—How does AI work best? As a force multiplier for data analytics.

Featured Insights

How NBCUniversal is creating ‘pull’ for analytics

– To realize the full potential of data analytics, start with your people and their needs, says Cameron Davies, the company’s head of corporate decision sciences.

Unleashing the power of small, independent teams

– Small, independent teams are the lifeblood of the agile organization. Top executives can unleash them by driving ambition, removing... red tape, and helping managers adjust to the new norms.

Artificial intelligence: Why a digital base is critical

– Early AI adopters are starting to shift industry profit pools. Companies need strong digital capabilities to compete.

Telling a good innovation story

– Appealing to people’s emotions helps new ideas cut through the clutter.

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Taking aim with talent

– Asks what it takes to lead a people-first organization, shows how senior executives can get more comfortable with complexity, and explores digital tools to link top talent with a company’s strategic opportunities.

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