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Mastering the duality of digital: How companies withstand disruption

McKinsey research shows that established companies win by addressing digital strategy’s dual imperatives: building new digital businesses while digitizing legacy operations.
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The Digital Accelerator: The Schwab model for accelerating its digital transformation

– What’s better than digital transformation? A faster digital transformation—that delights customers, develops agile... ways of working, and creates new value. Here’s the road map followed at Schwab.
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Flip the ratio: Taking IT from bottleneck to battle ready

– A new way to focus on outcomes and results can free IT organizations to spend more time on business priorities.
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How to master the seven-step problem-solving process

– Structured problem solving can be used to address almost any complex challenge in business or public policy.
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Unlocking business acceleration in a hybrid cloud world

– Companies that have moved operations to the cloud still aren’t achieving the desired operational agility. A renewed focus... on people, processes, and policies can unlock the cloud’s full potential.

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Essential content on key issues in digital reinvention, from modernizing IT to competing in digital ecosystems.

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Agile in enterprise resource planning: A myth no more

– ERP transformations are never easy. Agile can help improve your results.
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Growing your own agility coaches to adopt new ways of working

– Agile coaches play a vital role in enterprise-wide agile transformations. To develop enough coaches, companies should create specialized... training academies.
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Planning in an agile organization

– Agile organizations rely on an innovative mix of stable and dynamic elements to bring planning up to speed with their fast-paced... needs.
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The right digital-platform strategy

– Many incumbents are starting to build their own platforms or to forge ties with others. The penalty for not playing may be steep.
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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.

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Our short takes on everything from digitization to design.

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Decoding digital transformation in construction

– Few engineering and construction companies have captured the full benefit of digital. Five practices can help E&C companies move beyond isolated pilots and unlock digital’s value across their enterprises.
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The customer mandate to digitize collections strategies

– Customers told us that more calling won’t improve lenders’ contact and recovery rates. Here’s what they said does work.
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Promoting an overdue digital transformation in healthcare

– Research from over 30 countries offers insight into providing digital healthcare, including practical steps for key stakeholders.

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Five Fifty: Fast and modular

– Want to move faster, fly higher, and generally perform like a top technology company? Try the modular approach to platforms.
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Unlocking the value of digital operations in electric-power generation

– To stay competitive in electric-power generation, gas- and coal-powered plants need to improve fuel efficiency and performance.... A digital-enabled operational transformation allows them to do so.
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Sales-force productivity in India: How the best organizations go from chasing targets to creating value

– Bypassing traditional approaches to sales-force productivity, best-in-class companies in India are reaping significant new revenue... growth in just a few months.
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The race for cybersecurity: Protecting the connected car in the era of new regulation

– The car industry’s digital transformation exposes new cybersecurity threats. Learn what OEMs can do to protect their cars... and customers from hackers.
Interview

How Prudential Financial is tackling the future of work

– Prudential Financial vice chairman Rob Falzon discusses the criticality of people to digital growth, how Prudential is preparing... its workforce for the future, and partnerships with the education sector.
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Transforming infrastructure operations for a hybrid-cloud world

– Despite the rapid growth of public-cloud adoption, internal-infrastructure teams are well positioned to add unique value. But... they’ll need to change their approach and evolve their service.
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The risk-based approach to cybersecurity

– The most sophisticated institutions are moving from a “maturity based” to a “risk based” approach for managing cyberrisk. Here... is how they are doing it.
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Financial crime and fraud in the age of cybersecurity

– As cybersecurity threats compound the risks of financial crime and fraud, institutions are crossing functional boundaries to... enable collaborative resistance.
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Resilience in TMT: Winning in downturns

– Economic downturns hold substantial opportunities for companies in the technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sector.... By starting now to build an action plan and execute no-regret moves, companies can put themselves on a path to emerge resilient through the next slowdown.
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What will Europe’s e-privacy regulation mean for your business?

– The ePrivacy Regulation, an elaboration of the GDPR, has been moving closer to adoption; beyond preparing for compliance, smart... companies can find business advantages.
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Executive quick take: A guide to implementing marketing-and-sales transformations that unlock sustainable growth

– Above-market growth in today’s competitive environment means becoming more flexible and agile and adopting multiple marketing... strategies.
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