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Software Firms are Actively Seeking ‘Neurodiverse’ Employees
June 2017|Outsourcing

In the never-ending drive for quality and productivity, leading software companieshave discovered a new source of overqualified and underemployed workers: people whose brains are wired differently than the average person.

Venture Beat
Why Robots Need Adult Supervision
June 2017|Outsourcing

The fact that computers are more capable of doing more tasks — and more quickly — than ever before is a compelling business reason to invest in them, rely on them, and teach them to do more.

strategy+business
What’s Now and Next in Analytics, AI, and Automation
June 2017 |Outsourcing

Innovations in digitization, analytics, artificial intelligence, and automation are creating performance and productivity opportunities for business and the economy, even as they reshape employment and the future of work.

McKinsey Global Institute
Winning with Digital Confidence
June 2017 |Outsourcing

The right mix of talent, innovation, and experience will help your company master emerging technology.

strategy+business
Technology, Jobs, and the Future of Work
June 2017 |Outsourcing

Automation, digital platforms, and other innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Understanding these shifts can help policy makers, business leaders, and workers move forward.

McKinsey Global Institute
The Future of Labor is Working With People You Trust
May 2017 |Outsourcing
Our mission is to empower the careers of service professionals that thrive on relationships and referrals, and make the world a little smaller for the rest of us.
Medium
AI is Already Entertaining You
May 2017 |Outsourcing

How technology endowed with creative intelligence changes the way companies generate and distribute content.

strategy+business
The Opportunity in Government Productivity
April 2017| Outsourcing

Governments face a pressing question: How to do more with less? Raising productivity could save $3.5 trillion a year—or boost outcomes at no extra cost.

McKinsey Report
Making People a Competitive Advantage In a Digital Age
April 2017| Outsourcing

The vision of harnessing the best of human and digital to provide ‘Always-On’ relationship management to every customer is within the industry’s grasp.

LinkedIn
Where Have All the Shop Clerks Gone?
April 2017 |Outsourcing

The job market in the retail sector is behaving as it would only in times of recession.

strategy+business
The Case for Digital Reinvention
March 2017|Outsourcing
Digital technology, despite its seeming ubiquity, has only begun to penetrate industries. As it continues its advance, the implications for revenues, profits, and opportunities will be dramatic.
McKinsey Quarterly
Why Artificial Intelligence Needs Some Emotional Intelligence
March 2017 |Outsourcing
One of the theoretical advantages of software, artificial intelligence, algorithms, and robots is that they don’t suffer many human foibles.
strategy+business
Closing the Skills Gap: Creating Workforce-Development Programs that Work for Everyone
February 2017|Outsourcing

The ‘‘skills gap’’ in the United States is serious. Here is how to do better.

McKinsey&Company
Applying Lean Production to the Public Sector
February 2017|Outsourcing
McKinsey&Company
Lawyers Could be the Next Profession to be Replaced by Computers
February 2017|Outsourcing

The legal profession — tradition-bound and labor-heavy — is on the cusp of a transformation in which artificial-intelligence platforms dramatically affect how legal work gets done.

CNBC
Siri, Who is Terry Winograd?
January 2017 | Outsourcing
For 40 years, the Stanford professor has steered the increasingly complex and meaningful interactions between humans and computers.
strategy+business
Connected Homes
January 2017|Outsourcing
The vision of the connected home is finally beginning to come together.
McKinsey Insights
How Strategy is Evolving and Staying the same in the Hypergrowth Digital Age
January 2017 |Outsourcing

Strategy is evolving in unexpected ways, as Silicon Valley thought leaders discuss in McKinsey’s latest Discussions on Digital podcast.

McKinsey Podcast
The Age of Analytics: Competing in a Data-Driven World
December 2016 |Outsourcing

Big data’s potential just keeps growing. Taking full advantage means companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic vision and use it to make better, faster decisions.

McKinsey Global Institute
The Economic Essentials of Digital Strategy
December 2016|Outsourcing

A supply-and-demand guide to digital disruption.

McKinsey Quarterly
Donald Trump's First 100 days: What's in the In-tray?
November 2016|Outsourcing

These are the issues that will sit at the top of President Trump’s in-tray when he walks into the Oval Office on January 20th 2017.

World Economic Forum
Transforming Government through Digitization
November 2016|Outsourcing

By digitizing processes and making organizational changes, governments can enhance services, save money, and improve citizens’ quality of life.

McKinsey&Company
AI Can Do What Humans Can't. What Does This Mean for Disruption?
November 2016 |Outsourcing

Without question it is a voyage of discovery, as we learn what AI can do to improve our lives and where it might hold disadvantages to our well-being.

LinkedIn
Digital Innovation in Asia: What the World can Learn
October 2016| Outsourcing

Companies in the region are transforming their digital operations to great effect and building some of the world’s most successful tech giants.

McKinsey&Company
Sociologists Have Identified the Two Kinds of People Most Likely to Get Ahead at Work
October 2016 |Outsourcing

Is it better to fit in or stand out? That question has vexed all of us at one time or another, from teenagers to aspiring executives to sociologists.

Quartz
Get Inside the Mind of the World's Happiest Man
October 2016|Outsourcing

What if we told you there was a man who had unlocked the secret to human joy? That despite all the pain and suffering and bad news out there, a monk on a mountaintop in Nepal has discovered a kind of template for How to Be Happy.

GQ
Overcoming Global Turbulence to Reawaken Economic Growth
September 2016|Outsourcing

The era of easy economic growth has ended, but policy makers and business leaders can target three areas to increase prosperity in a politically and socially volatile world.

McKinsey Global Institute
The New Tech Talent You Need to Succeed in Digital
September 2016 |Outsourcing

In today’s rapidly changing digital landscape, companies that understand their talent needs and know how to meet them have a competitive edge. Here’s how they do it.

McKinsey&Company
Big Data, Google and the End of Free Will
August 2016 |Outsourcing

Forget about listening to ourselves. In the age of data, algorithms have the answer, writes the historian Yuval Noah Harari.

Financial Times
How Big Data Will Revolutionize the Global Food Chain
August 2016 |Outsourcing

Advanced analytics opens vast untapped potential for farmers, investors, and emerging economies to reduce the cost of goods sold.

McKinsey&Company
Capturing China’s $5 Trillion Productivity Opportunity
August 2016|Outsourcing

It won’t be easy, but shifting to a productivity-led economy from one focused on investment could add trillions of dollars to the country’s growth by 2030.

McKinsey&Company
Where Machines Could Replace Humans — And Where They Can’t (Yet)
July 2016|Outsourcing

The technical potential for automation differs dramatically across sectors and activities.

McKinsey Quarterly
Change is Good? Exchange is Better
June 2016 |Outsourcing

As the sharing economy gains market share, it needs more support and structure to grow in the right directions.

TED
How Social Tools Can Reshape the Organization
May 2016 |Outsourcing

Not all social technologies bring equal benefits. In a new survey, respondents say the most valuable tools make it easier for employees to collaborate—and could even transform the way organizations work.

McKinsey
Virtual Reality Is the Real Thing for Marketers
May 2016|Outsourcing

For as long as there has been marketing, those who practice it have been on the hunt for the next big thing. Among the contenders in 2016? Virtual reality.

strategy+business
Five Priorities for Competing in an Era of Digital Globalization
May 2016 |Outsourcing

As digital flows command a growing share of trade and economic growth, executives must answer new questions.

McKinsey
If Work Is Digital, Why Do We Still Go to the Office?
April 2016 |Outsourcing

When every place is connected instantaneously to every other place on the planet, space itself would become irrelevant. At that point, we would not need offices anymore: Why go to work when work can come to you?

Harvard Business Review
How to Teach Yourself to be Smart?
April 2016 |Outsourcing

We all think we are smart. We think intelligence is inborn and the world is divided among smart people (like us), not so smart people (others) and geniuses (above us).

LinkedIn
Top 10 Trends for 2016 Business Intelligence
March 2016|Outsourcing

Among these trends are an increasing appetite for more advanced analytics to answer deeper questions, and new approaches emerging for governance of self-service BI.

Tableau Software
The Age of Facts Is Over
March 2016|Outsourcing

Then came the Internet. The era of the fact is coming to an end: the place once held by ‘facts’ is being taken over by ‘data.

New Yorker
Leading in the digital age
March 2016|Outsourcing

The automation of work and the digital disruption of business models place a premium on leaders who can create a vision of change and frame it positively.

McKinsey
The Work of the Future
March 2016|Outsourcing

If the machines are taking all the jobs, how come so many people are working?

strategy+business
Digital Globalization: The New Era of Global Flows
February 2016|Outsourcing

Soaring flows of data and information now generate more economic value than the global goods trade.

McKinsey Global Institute
Organizing for the Future
February 2016|Outsourcing

Platform-based talent markets help put the emphasis in human-capital management back where it belongs—on humans.

McKinsey Quarterly
How the human cloud is transforming the way we work
February 2016|Outsourcing

Employers are starting to see the human cloud as a new way to get work done.

World Economic Forum
Global Challenge Insight Report: The Future of Jobs
February 2016|Outsourcing

Employment, Skills and Workforce Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

World Economic Forum
How to Find and Use an Export Management Company
January 2016|Outsourcing

This article discusses an alternative approach to direct exporting through the use of an export management company (EMC), an export intermediary acting as your export department.

FITA
Communication Charts Around The World
January 2016|Outsourcing

These Diagrams Reveal How To Negotiate With People Around The World.

Business Insider
Do you really understand how your business customers buy?
January 2016|Outsourcing

B2B purchasing decisions increasingly trace complex journeys, challenging the long-standing practices of many sales organizations.

McKinsey Quarterly
Sales and Consulting In A Flattened World
January 2016|Outsourcing

As sales habits and business offices adapt to a world that is becoming increasingly flat, senior sales leaders should rethink their own approaches to serving prospects and clients/customers.

LinkedIn
Keeping Pace with the Skills Needed to Manage Global Supply Chains
January 2016|Outsourcing

The skill sets required to manage global supply chains today are not the same as they were 20, or even 10 years ago. And they will be different from the ones required in the future.

Supply Chain 24/7
Information Economy Report 2015
January 2016|Outsourcing

Unlocking the potential of e-commerce for developing countries.

UNCTAD
Doing Business Where Governance is Weak
January 2016|Outsourcing

Eight principles for succeeding in markets prone to ethical and legal risks

Strategy+Business
Outsourcing in a Brave New World
January 2016|Outsourcing

An international survey of current outsourcing practice and trends.

Norton Rose Fulbright

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