Fintechs can help incumbents, not just disrupt them
While true for other financial services, it’s most striking in corporate and investment banking.
Nonfinancial risk: A growing challenge for the bank
With credit and market risks now under better control, the focus is shifting to nonfinancial risks. Managing these well will require big shifts in banks’ practices.
Ascensore sociale in panne
Italia maglia nera: tutte le giovani famiglie hanno redditi invariati o in calo.
People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong
More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel. The results can run counter to common wisdom.
Poorer than their parents? A new perspective on income inequality
The real incomes of about two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies were flat or fell between 2005 and 2014. Without action, this phenomenon could have corrosive economic and social...
What’s next for China’s booming fintech sector?
The fast and furious growth of the country’s Internet finance industry will inevitably slow. Companies need to begin positioning themselves for sustainable success.
How to reinvent the external-affairs function
Working with outside stakeholders is a rising priority for company leaders. But in a new survey, most executives say their organizations still lack the external-affairs capabilities they need to...
Improving semiconductor R&D
Using data-driven insights speeds up delivery time, helps change mind-sets, and allows companies to tackle more complex projects.
Robot advisers are a trend, but they need a strong brand to debut
Lombard interviews Cristina Catania, partner McKinsey in Italy.
Adapting your board to the digital age
Many directors are feeling outmatched by the ferocity of changing technology, emerging risks, and new competitors. Here are four ways to get boards in the game.
Beating the low-productivity trap: How to transform construction operations
Engineering and construction companies suffer from low margins and relatively low productivity. They can do better.
Cracking the world’s biggest business-travel market
Asia accounts for more than a third of the world’s $1 trillion business-travel sector, and the region’s growth is accelerating. Do you understand its customers?
Where machines could replace humans—and where they can’t (yet)
The technical potential for automation differs dramatically across sectors and activities.
Is peak oil demand in sight?
Our latest research suggests lower long-term growth in demand for oil than previously forecast. This warrants a fresh, critical look at energy investments.
Five questions boards should ask about IT in a digital world
CIOs, business executives, and board directors need a shared language to discuss IT performance in a fast-changing environment. Here’s a framework for those conversations.