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.
Moda | Londra, attenta: è l'ora del contrattacco
Analisi di McKinsey per CorrierEconomia sulla competizione sempre più forte con le altre piazze internazionali. Costi competitivi, formazione, capacità di accoglienza: Milano può ribaltare la...
Dalle «nuvole» alle start up è negativo il nostro saldo digitale
Rapporto McKinsey sull’import ed export dei servizi hi tech: la bilancia sui servizi digitali è negativa nei confronti degli Stati Uniti, -5,6% in Europa, -3,8% in Italia. Si rischia la «dipendenza...
Digital Europe: Realizing the continent’s potential
Europe is operating below its digital potential. Accelerating digitization could add trillions of euros to economic growth in less than a decade.
The evolution of social technologies
Leading companies have passed through three distinct phases of organizational usage. What should we learn from them?
I segreti di Blockchain
La tecnologia fondata su una rete distribuita, ideata per la moneta virtuale Bitcoin. Promette di rivoluzionare il settore finanziario. Anche se non mancano i rischi.
Using analytics to turbocharge China’s e-commerce performance
Facing market saturation and more selective consumers, online retailers will need to make better use of data analytics to gain ground.