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Forestry industry calls for assurance CSIRO forestry scientists will be retained

The forestry industry is lobbying the Federal Government and the CSIRO to retain its forestry scientists and invest in the sector.

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Consulting, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 26, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Six years later, Social Security computer system still in design phase

An independent analysis commissioned by the agency found that the project has been mismanaged and poorly executed.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Consulting, Elijah Cummings, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Government Technology

Socrata's Open Data Network: A Hub to Connect the...

From left, San Francisco Chief Data Officer Joy Bonaguro talks about smart cities next to Socrata Director of Open Data Ian Kalin.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, McKinsey & Company, Consulting, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Canadian Business Magazine

Why fostering a successful startup scene means starting with City Hall

Cities need to focus on building a vibrant start-up ecosystem rather than providing funding for specific ventures, according to McKinsey.

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Related Topix: Consulting, Canada,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Federal Computer Week

A $300 million IT flop

Six years and nearly $300 million later, the Social Security Administration has decided to press "reset" on its project to improve the claim processing system.

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Related Topix: Consulting, McKinsey & Company

Wed Jul 23, 2014

In-depth Africa

Nigeria has the potential to become a major economic force in the coming decades - McKinsey report

The report finds that Nigeria has the potential to expand its economy by roughly 7.1 percent per year through 2030 LAGOS, Nigeria, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization / There is no disguising the challenges that Nigeria is facing.

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Related Topix: Consulting, Nigeria, World News, Agriculture, Science

Tri-cityherald.com

Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'

Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready and agency officials are struggling to salvage a project racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative James Lankford

Washington Examiner

Gummit don't do IT good, here and elsewhere

Government don't do IT good. Not just here in the United States, but in Britain, as this Telegraph blogpost argues.

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Consulting, Personal Finance, Social Security

Hispanic Business

Rocky Mountain Institute Strengthens Executive Bench With Strategic Senior Hires

Each with two to three decades of strategic leadership, these new appointments represent an infusion of substantial experience and thought leadership to help RMI overcome the global energy challenges it has sought to solve for the past 32 years.

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Consulting

The Rye Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Rye's Ajit Jain

He graduated in 1972 from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur with a bachelor's degree in engineering.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Consulting, McKinsey & Company

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Environmental Leader

How to Create Successful Sustainability Partnerships

As businesses are increasingly expected to work with other organizations to resolve environmental and social problems, there are proven ways to make those alliances successful, according to research conducted by McKinsey & Company .

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Consulting

Forbes.com

Can Morocco Become A Global Aeronautics Player?

In 2005, McKinsey & Co, the global consulting company, conducted at the request of the Moroccan Government a report on the country's economic strategy and drafted a comprehensive industrial program known as "Emergence".

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Consulting, Industrial, Business News

MarketWatch

Ex-Obama aide latest to head for Wall Street

Politico reported Thursday morning that J.P. Morgan Chase is hiring Diana Farrell, the former deputy director of the White House's National Economic Council, to run the new JPMorgan Chase Institute.

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Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Consulting, McKinsey & Company

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pharmaceutical Engineering

ISPE Announces Quality Metrics Pilot Launch

At the 3rd annual ISPE-FDA CGMP Conference, ISPE announced the official launch of its Metrics Pilot Program.

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Consulting

Wall Street Journal

Ignoring the Facts on Corporate Inversions

'I never let the existence of facts cloud my judgment." This comment was made to me years ago by a colleague at McKinsey & Company during a debate where his facts were wrong, but his opinion firm.

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Consulting

VentureBeat

McKinsey vets launch PolicyGenius to make insurance shopping less terrible

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/17/mckinsey-vets-launch-policygenius-to-make-insurance-shopping-less-terrible/ Both former McKinsey & Co.

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Related Topix: Consulting, McKinsey & Company

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bloomberg

Those McKinsey Number Crunchers Should Look at Cynk

A Wall Street trader said Cynk's 36,000 percent stock surge cost him his job, and he blames a short squeeze and regulators who didn't halt the shares before the company's value shot past $6 billion.

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Related Topix: Consulting, McKinsey & Company

Business Journal

McKinsey alum Jennifer Fitzgerald and PolicyGenius hope to replace insurance agents with the web

Only 35 percent think they're on the right track. Despite an entire industry of consultants and agents dedicated to connecting consumers with insurance, Americans widely report being confused, dissatisfied and uncertain about their real risk protection needs.

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Related Topix: New York, Consulting

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Internet Retailer

Digital strategies play a growing role in companies' growth plans

But many B2B as well as B2C companies are hampered by lack of digital expertise and effective e-business organization, McKinsey says.

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Related Topix: Consulting, McKinsey & Company

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Forbes.com

Using Customer Analytics To Improve Corporate Performance

Striving to gain greater insights into how existing customers can be retained and grown while attracting new prospects, nearly all companies are capturing customer data at an accelerating rate.

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Related Topix: Consulting, McKinsey & Company

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