Optimizing back-end semiconductor manufacturing through Industry 4.0
Can Industry 4.0 tools help back-end semiconductor factories capture elusive gains in productivity, throughput, and quality?
An executive’s guide to software development
This essential capability is a blind spot for many nontech leaders.
Adopting an ecosystem view of business technology
To fully benefit from new business technology, CIOs need to adapt their traditional IT functions to the opportunities and challenges of emerging technology “ecosystems.” Here’s how it’s done.
An ‘Uber’ for Chinese e-commerce
Logistics companies are struggling to match delivery capacity to fluctuating demand. A new social-media platform could help.
Harnessing automation for a future that works
Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing...
A smart home is where the bot is
Within a decade, our living spaces will be enhanced by a host of new devices and technologies, performing a range of household functions and redefining what it means to feel at home.
From hardware to software: How semiconductor companies can lead a successful...
Many semiconductor companies struggle when attempting to transition from hardware to software. How can they improve the process?
Video meets the Internet of Things
Video-analytics technology is transforming the Internet of Things and creating new opportunities. Are companies prepared to capture growth?
How the convergence of automotive and tech will create a new ecosystem
As the high-tech and automotive worlds merge—with four disruptive technology trends driving change—a complex ecosystem is creating new rules for success.
The changing market for food delivery
Online food-delivery platforms are expanding choice and convenience, allowing customers to order from a wide array of restaurants with a single tap of their mobile phone.
Grow fast or die slow: Focusing on customer success to drive growth
Technology and software companies spend millions acquiring new customers, yet customer retention is what separates top performers from their competitors.
IT as a service: From build to consume
The cloud debate is over—businesses are now moving a material portion of IT workloads to cloud environments. The impact will be considerable, for consumers and vendors of technology alike.
Improving semiconductor R&D
Using data-driven insights speeds up delivery time, helps change mind-sets, and allows companies to tackle more complex projects.
Where machines could replace humans—and where they can’t (yet)
The technical potential for automation differs dramatically across sectors and activities.
The evolution of social technologies
Leading companies have passed through three distinct phases of organizational usage. What should we learn from them?