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Insights on Semiconductors

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What’s next for semiconductor profits and value creation?

– Semiconductor profits have been strong over the past few years. Could recent changes within the industry stall their progress?
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Reducing indirect labor costs at semiconductor companies

– Digital tools could bring new productivity and efficiency gains to indirect functions. Why do semiconductor companies hesitate... to use them?
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Artificial-intelligence hardware: New opportunities for semiconductor companies

– Artificial intelligence is opening the best opportunities for semiconductor companies in decades. How can they capture this value?
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How will changes in the automotive-component market affect semiconductor companies?

– The rise of domain control units (DCUs) will open new opportunities for semiconductor companies.
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Automotive software and electrical/electronic architecture: Implications for OEMs

– Companies must navigate issues around strategy and technology, processes, and organization to keep up as software and electrical/electronic... architecture grow more important to mobility.

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Tech-enabled transformation: The trillion-dollar opportunity for industrials

– Applying digital, analytics, and IoT technologies is worth over a trillion dollars of value for industrial companies. To capture... that value, however, industrial companies need to approach their transformations holistically, not in the piecemeal manner that we often see.
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McKinsey on Semiconductors, Issue 7

Our world is being transformed by the growth of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other new technologies. Although... semiconductor companies are well positioned to capture value from these innovations, they also face challenges, including rising costs, increased competition, and inefficient supply chains. This issue of McKinsey on Semiconductors will help them navigate the road ahead.

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Accelerating revenue growth through tech-enabled commercial excellence

– Industrial companies are transforming revenue growth by using digital technologies and analytics to tap into next-generation commercial... levers.
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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.
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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.
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Accelerating the impact from a tech-enabled transformation

– Industrial companies that follow a comprehensive playbook can capture more than twice as much value as organizations focused on... technology alone.
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Why industrials should pursue a tech-enabled transformation now

– Shifting market dynamics and rising competition compel industrial companies to overhaul their organizations to harness technology.
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Eliminating roadblocks to Accelerated Performance Transformation

– A three-step Accelerated Performance Transformation can help industrial, technology, and consumer companies obtain benefits that... eluded them in the past.
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A new approach to Accelerated Performance Transformation

– New technologies are transforming industrial, technology, and consumer companies. How can they improve their margins and growth... while funding innovation?
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Mapping the automotive software-and-electronics landscape through 2030

– The market for automotive software and for electrical and electronic components is expected to grow strongly in the next decade.... What must companies know to succeed?
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Blockchain 2.0: What’s in store for the two ends—semiconductors (suppliers) and industrials (consumers)?

– Ten years after blockchain’s inception, it is presenting new opportunities for both suppliers, such as semiconductor companies,... and consumers, such as industrials.
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Right product, right time, right location: Quantifying the semiconductor supply chain

– Problems along the semiconductor supply chain are difficult to diagnose. A new metric can help companies pinpoint performance... issues.
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Taking the next leap forward in semiconductor yield improvement

– By prioritizing improvements in end-to-end yield, semiconductor companies can better manage cost pressures and sustain higher... profitability. The path forward involves a shift in mind-sets as well as deployment of advanced-analytics solutions.
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