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Solving the United Kingdom’s productivity puzzle in a digital age

– New research explains why the United Kingdom has been experiencing historically low productivity growth and what can be done to return to long-run averages.
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Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value?

– Companies can determine whether they should invest in blockchain by focusing on specific use cases and their market position.
Executive Briefing - McKinsey Global Institute

Housing affordability: A supply-side tool kit for cities

– Global housing stock has not expanded quickly enough to keep up with a surge in demand, but cities can focus on three supply-side... solutions to make progress.
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Remaking the bank for an ecosystem world

– Global banking-industry performance has been lackluster. Now comes the hard part: the rise of nonbanking platform companies targeting... the most profitable parts of the banking value chain.
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What is the future of work?

– A new podcast series from the McKinsey Global Institute explores how technologies like automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence... are shaping how we work, where we work, and the skills we need to work.
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Productivity: The route to Brexit success

– The United Kingdom’s post-Brexit future is uncertain. But one thing is clear: boosting economic growth will depend heavily on... addressing long-standing productivity challenges.
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Why diversity matters

– New research makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially.
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The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in the United Kingdom

– Bridging the gender gap in the United Kingdom could increase GDP by billions of pounds over the next decade and add 840,000 female... employees to the workforce.

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Mapping heavy industry’s digital-manufacturing opportunities

– Manufacturing digitization could boost heavy-industry profit margins by three to five points—but only if people can make... the new technologies work at scale. The first article in a new series looks at the opportunity and the sector’s progress.
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Amazon Prime Day: What the real lessons are

– Prime Day has emerged as a mammoth shopping event. But surprising insights are reshaping the retail sector.
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No time to waste: What plastics recycling could offer

– Plastics waste is hurting the chemical industry as well as the environment. By taking the lead on recycling, chemical players... could add a new dimension to the industry and help solve the problem.
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Are US gas utilities nearing the end of their golden age?

– State-level decarbonization efforts could threaten the business model.
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How machine learning can improve pricing performance

– New analytical capabilities have the potential to transform the way banks and other payment providers price products and services.
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The AI factor in talent management: An interview with Catalyte’s Jacob Hsu and Mike Rosenbaum

– Top executives at one innovative software development firm share how they harnessed artificial intelligence to create a more diverse—and... more productive—workforce.
Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Universities and the conglomerate challenge

– Complex business combinations have been unwinding for years. Will the bell toll for universities?
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Asking the right questions to define government’s role in cybersecurity

– There is no one-size-fits-all approach for governments to manage cybersecurity. But asking some key questions can help leaders... get started.
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Building an effective analytics organization

– To maximize the potential of advanced analytics, banks and payments providers need to design an organizational structure that... supports the mission.
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Combating payments fraud and enhancing customer experience

– The same technological tools making fraud more pervasive in banking and payments are enabling firms to meet the challenge.
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Data sheet: Advanced analytics

– Advanced analytics by the numbers, and a visual scan of business uses.
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