Reimagining industrial supply chains


For organizations that understand the vulnerabilities in industrial supply chains, there is an opportunity to prepare for future shocks and build resilience without hurting efficiency.

Value creation in industrials


The industrials sector is vital to global economic health. What factors help top companies stand out from the pack and generate the greatest value? Advanced Electronics Insights

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How clean can the nickel industry become?


Can the industry meet these needs—and sustainability goals? Global demand for Class 1 nickel could skyrocket, especially for use in electric vehicles. Metals & Mining Insights

Major Challenges Facing the Consulting Industry


This article will look into the consulting industries current pitfalls and future in terms of transparency and digitalization. A Brief on the Growth of the Global Consulting Industry. Year after year, the global consulting industry has faced signs of growth. This booming of the industry is due to the digital transformation occurring in the world. Although, the industry is very mature, with major potential for growth, there are challenges facing the industry.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Industry 4.0: Reimagining manufacturing operations after COVID-19


Industry 4.0 technologies were already transforming manufacturers’ operations before the pandemic. Now adoption is diverging between technology haves and have-nots. Insights on Operations

Organizing for speed in advanced industries


Faced with the COVID-19 crisis, companies in advanced industries have become more nimble and accelerated decision making. How can they retain this speed once the pandemic abates? Advanced Electronics Insights

Five Fifty: Industrial tech


What will happen when industrial companies fully apply digital, analytics, and IoT technologies to their businesses? An upsurge in innovation—and value. Digital Insights

Reimagining industrial operations


Through innovation, advanced analytics, digitization, electrification, and process efficiencies, carbon-intensive operations underpinning the global economy can shape a more sustainable future. Insights on Sustainability

The Growth of the Consulting Industry in the Nordics


The Nordic consulting industry has experienced a drastic increase in previous years. This astounding growth rate in the industry is ignited by the digital transformation and technological advances. The health care industry in the Nordics has also experienced this ongoing change into the digital transformation. Read this article to find out more on the current situation of the consulting industry in the Nordic countries. Growth at its Finest.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Building new businesses in industrials


New digital offerings hold the key for industrial companies to counteract the effects of disruption and better serve their customers. Advanced Electronics Insights

Redefining the power industry


Quick takes on the pressures posed by climate change—and potential responses. Insights on Sustainability

Coronavirus: Industrial IoT in challenging times


The Industrial Internet of Things can help companies navigate the current crisis and emerge stronger once operations ramp up again. Advanced Electronics Insights

The state of the chemical industry—it is getting more complex


Three trends may change the future of the chemical industry. Chemicals Insights

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

Women in the healthcare industry


To see how the healthcare sector stacks up on gender equality, we look at employee experiences, policies, and the effectiveness of industry programs intended to promote diversity and inclusion. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

Reinvigorating growth in the consumer-goods industry


In this episode of the McKinsey on Consumer and Retail podcast, three senior partners discuss the changes that will fuel the next generation of growth for consumer-packaged-goods companies. Insights on Consumer Packaged Goods

Growth dynamics in industrial robotics


In-depth research and a new qualitative survey suggest what’s shaping the global industrial-robotics space and how OEMs and systems integrators can help unleash the potential. Advanced Electronics Insights

The technology industry in 2020 and beyond


McKinsey senior partners Brendan Gaffey and Lareina Yee share their perspectives on how the COVID-19 crisis has changed the technology sector—and how tech companies can thrive in the next normal. A transcript of their remarks follows below. Our Insights

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Energizing industrial manufacturing through active performance management


A new approach can help industrials gain greater visibility into performance and capture lasting gains. Advanced Electronics Insights

Five Fifty: The industry effect


The industry you compete in. What’s the single biggest determinant of how your company performs relative to others? Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

The impact of COVID-19 on the global petrochemical industry


The coronavirus pandemic coincided with an industry already entering a downcycle. Adapting to the next normal requires management agendas that reflect lessons learned from the first half of 2020. Chemicals Insights

Coronavirus: Implications for the semiconductor industry


How will these changes ultimately affect the semiconductor industry, and how can leaders respond? The coronavirus is shifting demand patterns for major semiconductor end markets. Insights on Semiconductors

Does Industry Expertise Matter?

David A Fields

A question I was asked: I’ve read that industry experience isn’t supposed to be necessary to win clients, but I’ve lost projects to consultants who have more experience than me. How much does industry experience matter? Am I doing something wrong? What is your answer to this consultant? Can a “process consultant” work anywhere? What have you found? Post your thoughts on this by using the ‘Leave a Comment’ box below. (I’ll I’ll post what I told her in a couple of days.).

The path forward for the US retail industry


What will it take for US retailers to succeed post-COVID-19? Three McKinsey partners offer their views. Retail Insights

The industrial CEO’s plan for the digital recovery


To thrive and grow in the next normal, industrial companies will need to drive transformations enabled by new technologies and sustained by capabilities. Advanced Electronics Insights

Heavy industry’s digital transformation: Vision, diagnostic, and roadmap


At the very start of their digital journey, heavy-industry players should determine three things: where they are now, where they want to go, and how they will get there. Insights on Operations

Industrial IoT generates real value—if businesses overcome six myths


A new commitment to industrial IoT, or IIoT, can give manufacturers a critical edge in reimagining their operations. Insights on Operations

How COVID-19 is reshaping China’s medtech industry


With COVID-19 accelerating the underlying trends in China’s medtech industry, new business models are likely to emerge. China

Industrial “lighthouses” for tech-enabled transformations


For industrial companies, “lighthouse” sites that incorporate all applicable tech solutions can help organizations transition from trials to sustainable change. Advanced Electronics Insights

The hidden growth driver: China’s industrial aftermarket-services sector


With fewer sales prospects on their books but plenty of assets in the field, China’s industrial-equipment makers can ramp up their services businesses. Insights on Operations

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How industrial incumbents can create new businesses


In the face of what can feel like nonstop threats from new entrants, incumbent industrial companies can create new businesses of their own that can mitigate the risk. Advanced Electronics Insights

Reimagining the auto industry’s future: It’s now or never


Disruptions in the auto industry will result in billions lost, with recovery years away. Yet companies that reimagine their operations will perform best in the next normal. . Automotive & Assembly Insights

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and manufacturing’s great reset


Manufacturers that are ahead in scaling advanced production technologies are successfully navigating four durable shifts that are critical to managing unprecedented disruption. Insights on Operations

Making the cloud pay: How industrial companies can accelerate impact from the cloud


The cloud’s real value goes far beyond IT: it can help industrial companies reinvent how they develop, deliver, sell, and service their products. Advanced Electronics Insights

Healthcare Industry — The Rise of Vertical Integration

Tom Spencer

In recent years, players in the healthcare industry have strived to create more effective systems in order to improve overall patient outcomes. Providers who control more of their supply chain have more ability to specialise and distinguish themselves from others within the healthcare industry through a unique “value proposition and brand message that resonates” with patients.

A guidebook for heavy industry's digital journey


Heavy industry has a lot to gain from the digital revolution. To capture the benefits, companies need the right kind of transformation plan. Insights on Operations

Coronavirus: Five strategies for industrial and automotive companies


To rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, industrials must undertake a journey that begins with resolve and ends with fundamental reform. Advanced Electronics Insights