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Five Fifty: The data disconnect

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The data disconnect

McKinsey Quarterly Five Fifty—Companies may have more data than ever, but not everyone is making money with it.

Featured Insights

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.

A view from the front lines of baseball’s data-analytics revolution

– In the second of a two-part interview, Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow describes how analytics has changed baseball—from... Moneyball in 2003 to the last out of the 2017 World Series.

Accelerating product development: The tools you need now

– To speed innovation and fend off disruption, R&D organizations at incumbent companies can borrow the tools and techniques... that digital natives use to get ahead.

How the Houston Astros are winning through advanced analytics

– In the first of a two-part interview, the architect of last year’s World Series champions shares how analytics, organization,... and culture combine to create competitive advantage in a zero-sum industry.

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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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