Wed.Jan 09, 2019

Five Fifty: Agility at the top

McKinsey

Want a more agile company? Become a more agile leader. Leadership

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A climate of change fuels growth in energy market

The Source

If I were to say that April 21, 2017 marked a momentous occasion in the history of not just the UK, but globally, I’m sure many people would be puzzled. For most, it was a regular Friday in a long list of Fridays in which nothing extraordinary happened.

A long-term vision for the European automotive industry

McKinsey

Technological disruption is redefining mobility globally. How can Europe capitalize on its past successes to shape the emerging mobility ecosystem and craft an even more successful future? Automotive & Assembly Insights

How to Ensure Smart Talent Management

LSA Global

Smart Talent Management. Smart talent management is all about deploying your workforce where they need to be, doing what they’re good at, when they need to be there. Smart talent management is doing it right, individual by individual, job by job, role by role. And it matters.

Taxiing for takeoff: The flying cab in your future

McKinsey

How big is the potential market for personal air mobility, and what will it take to develop it successfully? Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

Managing reputation in the age of infinity

Seth Godin Blog

Amazon sells junk. More junk every day. And they know this. They sell junk that would never, ever be sold at a Wal-Mart store. That’s because in order to get into a store, a buyer, a human being with a reputation, has to allocate shelf space. The easiest way to lose your job as a buyer is to put brand-destroying lousy products on a valuable shelf. Amazon, on the other hand, has infinite shelves. And no buyers.

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Taxiing for takeoff: The flying cab in your future

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How big is the potential market for personal air mobility, and what will it take to develop it successfully? Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

Managing When the Future Is Unclear

Harvard Business

Periods of uncertainty don’t have to be paralyzing. Strategic thinking Managing yourself Emotional intelligence Digital Article

Digital is reshaping US health insurance—winners are moving fast

McKinsey

Although some payers are succeeding with digital, many risk being overtaken by disruptors. A winning formula of concrete steps can help other payers along the path to digital transformation. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

Five Fifty: Agility at the top

McKinsey

Want a more agile company? Become a more agile leader. Leadership

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Digital is reshaping US health insurance—winners are moving fast

McKinsey

Although some payers are succeeding with digital, many risk being overtaken by disruptors. A winning formula of concrete steps can help other payers along the path to digital transformation. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

A long-term vision for the European automotive industry

McKinsey

Technological disruption is redefining mobility globally. How can Europe capitalize on its past successes to shape the emerging mobility ecosystem and craft an even more successful future? Automotive & Assembly Insights

‘Fast action’ in fast food: McDonald’s CFO on why the company is growing again

McKinsey

Kevin Ozan became CFO of McDonald’s in 2015. Since then, the restaurant chain has had a string of successes. Here’s his take on what’s working, what’s not, and what’s next for the iconic brand. Retail Insights

What separates leaders from laggards in the Internet of Things

McKinsey

Even among companies working at scale with the Internet of Things, there’s a wide gap between top and bottom performers. Nine practices distinguish the leaders from their less successful peers. Digital Insights

How the future of work may unfold: A corporate demand-side perspective

McKinsey

Ultimately, the effect on employment will depend on whether companies choose to use current forms of AI for innovation or pure automation, and whether they foresee a return from it, writes Jacques Bughin in VOX EU. MGI in the News

Could China turn inward?

McKinsey

Although tensions between the US and China remain high and they may be tempted to turn inward, there are five reasons why they would be wise not to, write Jeongmin Seong and Jonathan Woetzel in Project Syndicate. MGI in the News

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Artificial-intelligence hardware: New opportunities for semiconductor companies

McKinsey

Artificial intelligence is opening the best opportunities for semiconductor companies in decades. How can they capture this value? Insights on Semiconductors

Fighting back against synthetic identity fraud

McKinsey

Digging deep into the data trails people leave behind can help banks detect whether their customers are real or not and stem losses from this fast-growing financial crime. Risk Insights

Testing the resilience of Europe’s inclusive growth model

McKinsey

Keeping the essence of Europe’s current inclusive growth model does not preclude it from adapting its current social contracts to protect its citizens, whatever the disruptions that lie ahead, write Jacques Bughin and Christopher Pissarides in VOX EU. MGI in the News

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Make working capital work harder for you

McKinsey

Companies can unlock value by managing working capital more effectively. Top performers are transforming the cash-conversion culture across the organization and implementing advanced digital-analytics solutions. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

How can the private and public sectors work together to create smart cities?

McKinsey

Smart-city experts share examples of successful public–private partnerships from around the world. Insights on Capital Projects & Infrastructure

Zero-based budgeting gets a second look

McKinsey

Digitization is breathing new life into a ground-up budgeting approach that debuted in the 1960s. Here’s how CFOs and other business leaders can make it work in their own organizations. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

AI for human development

McKinsey

While AI has considerable potential to serve the public good, key bottlenecks from education to risk reduction must be overcome, writes Michael Chui in Project Syndicate. MGI in the News

Blockchain’s Occam problem

McKinsey

Blockchain has yet to become the game-changer some expected. A key to finding the value is to apply the technology only when it is the simplest solution available. Insights on Financial Services

Digitization, automation, and online testing: The future of pharma quality control

McKinsey

Emerging technologies can make quality control (QC) faster and more efficient. What do pharma companies need to do to become QC leaders? Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

Globalization, robots, and universal basic income: Jason Furman on the future of work

McKinsey

President Obama’s top economic adviser explains which policies could help workers succeed in an era of globalization and automation. Future of Work

The best ideas from the 2018 Global Infrastructure Initiative

McKinsey

Several ideas that came out of our recent Global Infrastructure Initiative summit could help the capital projects and infrastructure industry make strides. Insights on Capital Projects & Infrastructure

The compliance function at an inflection point

McKinsey

McKinsey’s benchmarking survey of leading banks helped identify five steps toward transforming the efficiency and effectiveness of the compliance function. Risk Insights