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McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 24, 2019

Automation in logistics: Big opportunity, bigger uncertainty
As e-commerce volumes soar, many logistics and parcel companies hope that automation is the answer. But as this second article in our series on disruption explains, things are not so simple.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 24, 2019

Digital reinvention can spur South Africa's economy
If companies in the country embrace digital, they could outpace peers and see an increase in profitability and revenue growth.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 24, 2019

Five moves to make during a digital transformation
Surveyed executives confirm that digital transformations rarely achieve success. But in those that do lie the structural elements that may help organizations overcome the odds.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 24, 2019

Productivity transformation for US regional banks
Scale advantages are emerging for the largest US banks; their regional peers need to build highly efficient delivery models in order to compete.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 24, 2019

The decoupling of GDP and energy growth: A CEO guide
Energy intensity is decreasing, renewables are gaining, and new efficiencies are on the way. Here's how to build the resilience you need to navigate rapid change.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 24, 2019

Why, and how, utilities should start to manage climate-change risk
Extreme weather events are exacting a high—and rising—price. Utilities need to devise and implement strategies to adapt.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 22, 2019

Short-term pain for long-term gain: The new CEO's dilemma
CEOs who pivot to a longer view of health and performance make the right moves for their companies, though it's sometimes their successors who reap the rewards.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 22, 2019

Staying competitive in next round of globalization
To remain competitive, companies in China will need to look for opportunities in the fast-growing services trade, write Jonathan Woetzel and Jeongmin Seong in China Daily.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 19, 2019

The CEO of IRIS.TV on personalization and keeping audiences engaged
Consumers today are savvy and expect personalization, especially when viewing ads. Field Garthwaite, cofounder and CEO of IRIS.TV, discusses how machine learning can help marketers deliver more relevant and noninvasive video content.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 19, 2019

Preparing for and managing through a downturn
As talk of an impending economic downturn takes hold in the business world, executives can take thoughtful steps to help their companies better weather the storm.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 18, 2019

Next generation technologies and the future of trade
Globalization is entering a new chapter that is being driven by flows of information and data, as well as technological changes that are reshaping industry value chains, write Susan Lund and Jacques Bughin in VOX EU.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 18, 2019

What Chinese consumers want from fresh-food retailers
We surveyed nearly 5,000 consumers in China to discover how they buy fresh fruits, vegetables, and meats. Here's what we learned.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 17, 2019

The new way to engage with energy customers: Personalization at scale
Energy companies struggling with customer churn can borrow lessons from retail and consumer goods to build loyalty and boost sales through personalization.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 17, 2019

Infographic: What is good digital ID?
An increasing number of governments and businesses are implementing digital identification programs. What makes a digital ID beneficial to both the user and the institution?

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 17, 2019

Start me up: Where mobility investments are going
Our latest mobility start-up and investment tally shows the industry invested $120 billion in the last 24 months as it prepares for the years to come.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 17, 2019

How providers can best confront the reality of value-based care
Value-based care models are becoming increasingly important for health systems. Implemented well, they can improve system economics, enhance care quality and outcomes, and strengthen physician alignment.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 17, 2019

Digital identification: A key to inclusive growth
New research by the McKinsey Global Institute shows how good digital ID is a new frontier in value creation for individuals and institutions around the world.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 16, 2019

A hard row to hoe—what's in store for agricultural-input suppliers this year?
US farmers are under increasing economic pressure. A recent McKinsey survey explores how this will affect their spending on agricultural inputs.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 16, 2019

Five Fifty: The legacy threat
Worried about the effect of new digital entrants on your industry and markets? Reinvented incumbents may be an equal threat.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 15, 2019

Pakistan's start-up landscape: Three ways to energize entrepreneurship
Start-up activity has surged in Pakistan as businesses emerge to meet labor-market demands. But the country still lags behind peers.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 12, 2019

Making the most of US opportunity zones
A new program seeks to spark development in the neediest communities and boost the national economy. Similar, past efforts offer insights that may help them succeed.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 12, 2019

Can the gold industry return to the golden age?
It's time to dig for a solution to the gold mining reserve crisis.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 12, 2019

Unlocking the economic potential of Central America and the Caribbean
The region has seen rapid growth over the past 15 years, but a number of trends could affect whether the economies continue to grow.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 11, 2019

The ever-changing store: Taking an agile, customer-centric approach to format redesign
Many retailers believe—rightly—that format redesign is often too risky, takes too long, and costs too much. There's a better way.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 11, 2019

Critical infrastructure companies and the global cybersecurity threat
How the energy, mining, and materials industries can meet the unique challenges of protecting themselves in a digital world.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 11, 2019

Automation and the talent challenge in US consumer packaged goods
US consumer products companies are facing a manufacturing-labor crisis. It's time they took a fresh look at their automation options.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 11, 2019

How sharing the road is likely to transform American mobility
Increased passenger density and decreased vehicle footprint should bring strong growth for ridesharing in the decade ahead.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 11, 2019

Scaling the US East Coast offshore wind industry to 20 gigawatts and beyond
Offshore wind is poised to become a major source of power for the most densely populated area of the United States. Nine building blocks are needed to meet growth milestones and successfully scale the industry.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 11, 2019

Rebooting your stalled digital transformation in oil and gas
Companies often struggle to make the leap from successful pilots to organization-wide rollout, and in many cases transformation efforts have essentially stalled. Knowing where you stand and what to do next can help you quickly get back on track.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 10, 2019

McKinsey's approach to transformation: A conversation with Seth Goldstrom
Most transformations don't deliver on their promises or their targets.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 10, 2019

Agile in the consumer-goods industry: The transformation of the brand manager
In the consumer-goods sector, agile ways of working aren't an all-or-nothing proposition. Success depends on knowing where and how to deploy them.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 10, 2019

A new housing ecosystem: $3.8 trillion under one roof
Digital platforms open new opportunities for connecting, integrating, and reimagining a traditional sector. Zeroing in on specific segments and pain points shows how.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 10, 2019

How automation could affect employment for women and minorities
As adoption increases, new research looks into the consequences for women's jobs in the United Kingdom and those of African American workers.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 10, 2019

How companies can help midlevel managers navigate agile transformations
Agile organization models have less hierarchy and fewer conventional managers. Here's how executives making the move to agile can keep their valuable former managers engaged and motivated.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 10, 2019

From diligence to delivery: Capturing value from retirement record-keeping M&A
Consolidation in the US retirement arena continues apace. To maximize deal value, firms must follow some industry-specific best practices.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 10, 2019

Governments can lead construction into the digital era
New technologies can advance project outcomes in the construction industry. Governments are well-poised to cultivate greater adoption.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 09, 2019

Harnessing momentum for electrification in heavy machinery and equipment
Battery-electric adoption could offer sizable potential in heavy machinery. There's a strong business case for some applications already—and addressing barriers could unlock more opportunity.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 08, 2019

Revolutionizing indirect procurement for the 2020s
There's a new vision for indirect procurement, enabled not just by new technologies but also by a radical new understanding of the value indirect procurement can generate.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 08, 2019

Winning in a world of ecosystems
For traditional firms seeking to elevate their digital footprint, ecosystems represent an opportunity to boost growth, performance, and outshine competitors. Here's a look at what ecosystems can offer.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 05, 2019

Maximizing the "value" in value networks and value-based payment
Value networks and value-based payment are usually implemented independently, limiting their effectiveness. Greater alignment of these strategies can allow payers to unlock their transformative potential.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 04, 2019

Fusing data and design to supercharge innovation—in products and processes
While many organizations are investing in data and design capabilities, only those that tightly weave these disciplines together will unlock their full benefits.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 03, 2019

Bias busters: Premortems: Being smart at the start
Conducting a premortem can help teams anticipate project failure—and head it off at the pass.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 03, 2019

Bias busters: Up-front contingency planning
Avoid throwing good money after bad by developing "contingent road maps"—plans for updating your investment strategy based on unbiased feedback from the market.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 02, 2019

Healthcare consumerism today: Accelerating the consumer experience
McKinsey's latest research shows that consumer engagement in healthcare continues to grow, but many payers and providers are struggling to meet changing needs and demands.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 02, 2019

Eight basic beliefs about capturing value in a merger
To maximize deal value in a merger, focus on critical principles.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 02, 2019

Five Fifty: Buy well
Procurement matters more than you might think. Here's how to make the most of what and how you buy.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 02, 2019

Claims 2030: Dream or reality?
Over the next decade, next-generation capabilities have the potential to completely transform the claims process. Carriers should focus on four areas to unlock value.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 02, 2019

What every CEO needs to know about ‘superstar' companies
The superstar effect is real, and in this new competitive environment, strategy matters more than ever.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 01, 2019

What's next for biosimilars in emerging markets?
Affordable biologic therapies could help expand patients' access to treatment in the developing world. Here's what pharma companies must know to unlock the potential.

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 01, 2019

The state of the Chinese economy
As China's GDP growth slows, what opportunities can companies in the country look to?

McKinsey Quarterly
Apr 01, 2019

Defining the role of a state chief operating officer
Incoming administrations may consider appointing a state COO to lead strategic operations and implement high-priority projects. Those who work with state COOs could position them for success with thoughtful role definition and strong support.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 29, 2019

Brexit: The bigger picture—Revitalizing UK exports in the new world of trade
UK companies can navigate shifts in global trade patterns by focusing on fast-growing services and digital trades, redoubling efforts in emerging markets, and digitizing their supply chains.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 29, 2019

Five trends shaping the future of Medicaid
The Medicaid program has experienced significant changes since 2010, when the Affordable Care Act was passed. Five trends are likely to affect how the program will change over the next five to ten years.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 29, 2019

OFSE quarterly: Oil price slump slows recovery
Crude oil prices continued on a downward trajectory in the fourth quarter, resulting in a somber outlook for the sector going into 2019. OFSE performance in the last quarter itself was mixed, with outcome varying greatly at company level.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 29, 2019

The West of Shetland comes of age
Despite challenges, the West of Shetland is increasingly important to offshore UK oil and gas activity. Four levers can help lower breakeven costs to make the province globally competitive.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 29, 2019

Using power and technology to deliver resilience in Hudson Yards
Outfitting Manhattan's Hudson Yards with sustainable power and technology solutions was no easy feat—but well worth the effort. Jay Cross, president of Related Hudson Yards, shares his perspective.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 28, 2019

Economic Conditions Snapshot, March 2019: McKinsey Global Survey results
Respondents report an overall wary economic outlook and are increasingly concerned over trade. Yet there are signs of optimism among emerging economies and for companies' prospects.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 27, 2019

Digital India: Technology to transform a connected nation
Indian consumers have strongly embraced digital technologies. Now India's companies must follow suit.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 26, 2019

Organizational culture in mergers: Addressing the unseen forces
Understanding culture, and proactively managing it, is critical to a successful integration. This requires a comprehensive approach.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 25, 2019

How to avoid losses and prune projects proactively
It's common for companies to hang on for too long to projects or parts of the business that are underperforming. Two effective techniques can help executives decide when to hold on to an asset and when to let it go.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 22, 2019

China Brief: The state of the economy
Welcome to the first edition of China Brief. In this series, linked to our monthly podcast, McKinsey on China, our China-based partners share the latest insights from this dynamic market.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 21, 2019

Improving the management of complex business partnerships
Adhering to four key principles can help companies increase the odds that their collaborations will create more value over their life cycles.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 21, 2019

The future of manufacturing
In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Simon London speaks with McKinsey senior partner Katy George and partner Enno de Boer about the future of manufacturing—think digital and advanced analytics, not robots.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 21, 2019

The hidden benefits of value-added services in commercial lines insurance
Value-added services can help insurers improve profitability, own the customer interface, and reinvent their product offerings. To capture these benefits, companies must understand the changing needs of customers and brokers and expand new services beyond a core offering.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 20, 2019

The tougher competitors in emerging markets
Companies in developing economies are becoming battle hardened as they vie for growth and plug into advanced technologies. Wealth is piling up in areas of economic vitality.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 20, 2019

China's chemical industry: New strategies for a new era
China looks set to remain the fastest-growing major chemical market, but important changes are under way. To succeed in this next stage of development, players will need to embrace a new set of strategies.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 20, 2019

Advanced analytics in asset management: Beyond the buzz
Leading firms are applying advanced analytics across the full asset-management value chain—with real-world results.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 20, 2019

How residential energy storage could help support the power grid
Household batteries could contribute to making the grid more cost effective, reliable, resilient, and safe—if retail battery providers, utilities, and regulators can resolve delicate commercial, operational, and policy issues.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 19, 2019

How to resist the allure of ‘glamour' projects
Shiny new initiatives can distract you from paying attention to other valuable but mundane projects and investments.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 19, 2019

Reducing lapses in healthcare coverage in the Individual and Medicaid markets
Patterns in how consumers move in and out of Medicaid and Individual market coverage have important implications for both private- and public-sector stakeholders.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 19, 2019

Technology operations: A flywheel for performance improvement
New automation techniques can provide the first step toward continuous, tech-enabled redesign of critical operations—forming an intuitive ops-to-tech cycle in which tech improves ops, and vice versa.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 18, 2019

Divestiture in medtech: Are you the natural owner of your businesses?
For medtech companies, divestitures can create value. But several elements are necessary to make separations successful.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 18, 2019

Five Fifty: Discharged
Rethinking how we travel through our cities and towns means tracking the emissions we create as we do. The good news is that traveling may soon get cleaner.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 18, 2019

A winning growth formula for dairy
Modest growth forecasts, shifting consumer tastes, and increased competition will force executives to seek new opportunities.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 15, 2019

Bancassurance: It's time to go digital
As customers and banks shift to digital technologies, bancassurers need to rethink their distribution model.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 15, 2019

Supercharging retail sales through geospatial analytics
A retailer can now use geospatial analytics to understand the interactions between its online and offline channels. With these insights, it can create a higher-performing retail network.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 15, 2019

Keys to a sustainable transformation: A conversation with Seth Goldstrom
Transformations must truly change the trajectory of the organization to thrive over the long run. Here are four essential steps to ensuring lasting change.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 15, 2019

The journey to a new tomorrow: A conversation with Ron Kuerbitz, CEO, agilon health
Ron Kuerbitz, Chief Executive Officer, agilon health, shares his perspective on consolidation of the sector, the role of technology, and what he's most excited about for the future. He spoke with Neha Patel, Partner, McKinsey & Company in December 2018.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 15, 2019

Thomas L. Friedman: An interview with Mother Nature
The New York Times foreign affairs columnist shares what the environment can teach us about thriving in an age of disruption in a conversation with James Manyika.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 15, 2019

Thomas L. Friedman: Lifting people back into the middle class
James Manyika and the New York Times foreign affairs columnist discuss what it will take to restore high-wage jobs in the face of technological disruption.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 15, 2019

Thomas L. Friedman: Technology moves in steps
From flat, to fast, to deep, technology is advancing in stages and changing our world. The New York Times columnist forecasts what's next in conversation with James Manyika.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 15, 2019

Thomas L. Friedman: The three climate changes
The New York Times foreign affairs columnist tells James Manyika why he thinks the environment, globalization, and technology are transforming our world.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 15, 2019

Thomas L. Friedman: Why I'm optimistic
There's reason to be hopeful about our future. The New York Times columnist explains why in a conversation with James Manyika.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 15, 2019

Thomas L. Friedman: Why simple fixes don't work anymore
One-word answers are not enough in today's complex world, when people have differing priorities as citizens, consumers, and workers.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 14, 2019

Transforming Medical Affairs: Tapping the alchemy of storytellers and digital start-ups
The Head of Digital Strategy and Medical Innovation, US Clinical Development and Medical Affairs at Novartis discusses how disruptive technologies and digital innovation are inspiring a start-up mind-set within the organization.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 14, 2019

The public-private imperative in urban mobility: A view from Canada
Josipa Petrunic imagines a low-carbon, smart-mobility future for Canada. In this interview, she describes how CUTRIC, the consortium she leads, is bringing the public and private sectors together to make it happen.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 14, 2019

New carmaker on the block: Byton's CEO on China's car of the future
Carsten Breitfeld, an industry veteran turned disruptor, explains how his Chinese-conceived, globally oriented start-up is tuned for the emerging mobility transformation.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 13, 2019

Snapshots of the global mobility revolution
How will regional variations in China, Europe, Brazil, India, and the United States reshape cars, carmakers, and the automotive "user experience"?

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 13, 2019

What makes an organization ‘healthy'?
In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Simon London speaks with McKinsey partners Rajesh Krishnan and Brooke Weddle about the ins and outs of organizational health.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 12, 2019

Zero-based productivity: Going granular and end-to-end across the supply chain
Companies often believe they have extracted all significant cost savings from their supply chains. A zero-based approach can unlock additional value.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 12, 2019

Sharing in mobility: An interview with Lyft's Raj Kapoor
The company's chief strategy officer describes Lyft's aspirations to contribute to a broader mobility ecosystem.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 12, 2019

How the oil and gas industry can improve capital-project performance
Management practices and digital technologies used by other industries can help oil and gas companies boost capital-project productivity.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 11, 2019

Powering mobility's future: An interview with WiTricity's Alex Gruzen
A leader at the forefront of wireless electricity explains why cars are going electric, electric is going wireless, and the mobility ecosystem is headed for major change.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 11, 2019

How governments in emerging economies can help boost and sustain growth
A focus on public-sector efficiency and competitive dynamics for companies are keys to outperformance.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 08, 2019

A practical approach to supply-chain risk management
In supply-chain risk management, organizations often don't know where to start. We offer a practical approach.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 08, 2019

Making electric vehicles profitable
Most OEMs don't profit on selling electric vehicles. But addressing elements of the product and business model can put them on a better path. We have a clear roadmap for EV profitability.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 08, 2019

Solving the rate puzzle: The future of electricity rate design
Systemic trends are forcing utilities to confront the need for rate design changes.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 08, 2019

Spending reviews: A more powerful approach to ensuring value in public finances
Spending reviews have the potential to provide significant insight into budget allocations, enabling higher productivity and greater operational efficiency.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 08, 2019

The trends transforming mobility's future
Mobility as we know it is about to change. A handful of trends will largely determine the benefits—and costs—for business and society.

McKinsey Quarterly
Mar 07, 2019

The B2B analytics playbook: Capturing unrealized potential in telcos
Telecommunications companies have been leaving money on the table by underinvesting in advanced analytics in their B2B business units relative to their B2C operations. A new tailored approach across these segments can generate much-needed growth and margins.

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