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1 hr ago | CIO Insight

How to Work Well With Your CMO on Big Data

Who owns big data - the CIO or the CMO? We know what your answer would be. However, industry research reveals that CMOs view marketing as the natural leader of big data and analytics efforts.

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Related Topix: CIO News, Marketing, McKinsey & Company, Consulting

7 hrs ago | Fast Company

The Job Skills Gap You Haven't Considered

In all the talk about the tech about the mismatch between the projected number of STEM jobs and the U.S.-based talent to fill those positions, we're losing sight of another big skills gap that's right under our fingers every day. Ninety percent of all jobs in the next year will require information and communication technology skills, according to research by Capgemini.

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Related Topix: Consulting, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Business News

Mon Sep 15, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Machine Learning and Customer Attitudes.

A recent issue of the McKinsey Quarterly touches upon a couple of oft-repeated but still little understood topics: combining big data to get bigger marketing and bringing artificial intelligence to better understand customers. The former points out how "technology is not enough; what's needed is a practical approach for creating a workable partnership" between the CMOs and CIOs and, in particular, for marketing departments to know what to look for.

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Related Topix: Consulting, Marketing, Science, Computer Science

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

BioCentury & BayHelix to Convene China Healthcare Summit in Shanghai This November

The Bridge to Innovation, the first BioCentury Summit in China, will bring together thought leaders and decision makers to identify the necessary next steps to building a modern healthcare system in China on a foundation of scientific, business and policy innovation. The VIP dialogue will be driven by more than 100 influencers from Chinese and international biopharma companies, and the academic, policy and investment communities.

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Consulting

Forbes.com

Scottish Independence: Ignore The Doomsayers

Most people are surprised that I used to be a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. So am I. .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, McKinsey & Company, Consulting

Forbes.com

Obamacare Has Failed To Collapse -- But That Doesn't Make It A Success

The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney. Avik also writes a weekly column on politics and policy for National Review.

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Related Topix: Health Care Policy, Health, Publishing, Media, National Review, Duke University, North Carolina, Consulting

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Forbes.com

Scottish Independence: England's Shameful Secret

Most people are surprised that I used to be a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. So am I. .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, Cambridgeshire County, England, Oxfordshire County, England, Business News

India Auto News

ACMA 54th Annual Session and National Conference

Delhi: ACMA hosted its 54th Annual Session and National Conference yesterday. Having reported robust growth this last decade, Indian automotive industry turnover increased from USD 6.7 billion in 2003-04 to USD 35 billion in 2013-2014.

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Related Topix: Consulting

MediaPost

McKinskey Hopes To Become More Digitally Agile, Acquires Agiliti

Agiliti, the digital-focused management consulting firm founded by long-time Madison Avenue digital vet Jason Heller, has been acquired by McKinsey & Co. Terms were not disclosed but Agiliti will be merged into McKinsey forming a "new service offering focused on digital marketing operations."

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Former Microsoft, Healthcare.gov Official Kurt DelBene Joins Madrona

What does an executive who has worked at giant organizations-Microsoft Corp., the U.S. government and McKinsey-do for his next act? Kurt DelBene, most recently the fix-it man for Healthcare.gov, is joining Seattle venture capital firm Madrona Venture Group as a venture partner, Madrona said Wednesday. The firm, which focuses on young startups in the Pacific Northwest, raised a $300 millon fund, its fifth, in 2012.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Consulting, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Wall Street Journal

Former Microsoft, Healthcare.gov Official Kurt DelBene Joins Madrona

What does an executive who has worked at giant organizations-Microsoft Corp., the U.S. government and McKinsey-do for his next act? Kurt DelBene, most recently the fix-it man for Healthcare.gov, is joining Seattle venture capital firm Madrona Venture Group as a venture partner, Madrona said Wednesday. The firm, which focuses on young startups in the Pacific Northwest, raised a $300 millon fund, its fifth, in 2012.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Consulting, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Tue Sep 09, 2014

CIO Insight

How to Develop Talent for Large IT Projects

Large IT projects deliver 56 percent less value than their organizations project, according to a new survey report from McKinsey & Company . And the vast majority of large IT projects go over budget, findings show.

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Consulting, Outsourcing

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Forbes.com

Which of These Designs Will Inspire Apple's iWatch?

Most people are surprised that I used to be a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. So am I. .

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The Washington Post

Will Common Core double the high school dropout rate?

The nonprofit Carnegie Corporation of New York, which has supported the Common Core State Standards, published a report in 2013 with some startling information that was little noticed in the education world until recently: that the high school dropout rate could double as a result of the Core initiative. Veteran educator Larry Ferlazzo pointed out on his blog recently that the Carnegie report titled " Opportunity by Design: New High School Models for Student Success ," includes data put together by McKinsey & Co.

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Related Topix: Carnegie Corporation of New York, Charitable Organizations, McKinsey & Company, Consulting, Education

Sys-Con Media

Nathan Sanders Joins Technology Crossover Ventures as General Partner and Head of IR

Technology Crossover Ventures , a leading provider of growth equity for premier technology companies, announced today that Nathan Sanders has joined the firm as a general partner and head of investor relations . Sanders joins TCV from global investment firm Bain Capital.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Technology Crossover Ventures, Bain Capital, Consulting

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Barron's

Emerging Market Banks: More Credit Risk?

In a just-published article, McKinsey writes that emerging-market banks were less affected by the global financial crisis than developed-world financial institutions, with revenue suring to $1,400 trillion in 2012 from $268 trillion in 2002.

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Forbes.com

Five Ways the New iPhone Will Be A Game-Changer

Most people are surprised that I used to be a management consultant at McKinsey & Co.

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Related Topix: iPhone, McKinsey & Company, Consulting, Startups, Apple

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Forbes.com

Why Is Wall Street Afraid of 'Blackfish'?

Most people are surprised that I used to be a management consultant at McKinsey & Co.

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Consulting, Public Relations, Marketing, Financial Services

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Forbes.com

Burger King-Tim Horton: Scrap the Corporation Tax Completely

Most people are surprised that I used to be a management consultant at McKinsey & Co.

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Environmental Leader

Environmental Executive Moves: TSC, Meredian, LanzaTech, Proterra

The Sustainability Consortium: The consumer product sustainability organization has appointed Sheila Bonini as CEO.

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Consulting

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