“In 2015, it was in everyone’s KPI to run an experiment, and we ran 1,000, with most of the senior leadership taking part," says Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS. He discusses the challenges, opportunities and the future of banking in the digital age, including hackathons. [ Bit.ly Link ]

The digital reinvention of an Asian bank

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Get smart on the issues that matter in business and management. The McKinsey Podcasts features conversations with our experts on topics ranging from cybersecurity to gender diversity, from advanced analytics to agile organizations. Android [ Bit.ly Link ] iTunes [ Apple.co Link ]
It's all about increasing speed, precision, and flexibility to quickly unlock new sources of value and radically reduce costs. [ Bit.ly Link ]

How to start building your next-generation operating model

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In the digital age, brand loyalty is ephemeral. A full 87% of consumers shop around, and of those 58% switch brands, according to our research. With top-line growth on every CEO's agenda, cracking the code of consumer behavior is more critical than ever. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Get smart on the issues that matter in business and management. The McKinsey Podcasts features conversations with our experts on topics ranging from cybersecurity to gender diversity, from advanced analytics to agile organizations. Android [ Bit.ly Link ] iTunes [ Apple.co Link ]
To survive in the digital age, companies need to be open to radical reinvention. Here is a comprehensive view of how an organization sets the right ambition, creates the right elements for the transformation, then undertakes the change journey: [ Bit.ly Link ]
More than 75 percent of CEOs include gender equality in their top ten business priorities, but gender outcomes across the largest companies are not changing. What should we do differently? Consider these findings from our survey with LeanIn.org: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Time for a new gender-equality playbook

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While transparency in the business world is generally considered a good thing, it can also cause pain without much gain. Executives need to get smarter about when to open up and when to withhold information. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Companies acknowledge that increasing the percentage of women in the workforce and on boards is the right thing to do. But general conviction isn’t sufficient. What’s too often missing, says Fabrizio Freda, president and CEO of The Estée Lauder Companies, is a sense of urgency: [ Bit.ly Link ]
"We not only reduced the number of management positions by one-third—from 300 to 200, in some cases removing two out of six tiers of management—but reshuffled or rotated another third of them." Davor Tomašković has led three corporate transformations in three different industries. His lessons: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Leading a corporate transformation

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What's required to make your organization's board gender diverse is the mind-set for change. For some, it has meant establishing a target number of board positions for women, while others ensure a list of candidates is diverse from the beginning, without adherence to a static quota. [ Bit.ly Link ]
We conducted a series of interviews to improve board-level gender diversity with the CEOs and chairs from a number of standout companies. What follows is a set of best practices for all: [ Bit.ly Link ]
B2B companies significantly trail B2C companies in strategy, organization, and capabilities—three of four key areas of our Digital Quotient assessment. We have found that strong scores in these management dimensions correlate strongly with higher margins and shareholder returns. [ Bit.ly Link ]
François-Henri Pinault, CEO and chairman of Kering, knew that recommendation nor the law in France was enough to promote gender equality on his board. What did it take to succeed? [ Bit.ly Link ]
Robots won’t take your job anytime soon, but we’ll all need to work more closely with them. Learn more in the latest McKinsey Global Institute Report, "A future that works: Automation, employment and productivity." [ Bit.ly Link ]
Listen to our latest podcast on what companies need to do to adapt to the changing landscape for data and analytics, opportunities in industries from retail to healthcare, and implications for workers: Android [ Bit.ly Link ] and iTunes [ Apple.co Link ]
Businesses that seek to compete in the smart home can begin their housework early: how do you market your products and services to a homebot? [ Bit.ly Link ]
Lure out, dig up, and track down the hidden leaders in your organization with these proven tactics: [ Bit.ly Link ]
From what CEOs are reading to a better reading list for leaders: Here are McKinsey's most popular articles for 2016 [ Bit.ly Link ]

Top Ten 2016

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