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There are three things companies can do to mitigate risk when applying Artificial Intelligence according to the latest McKinsey research. However, before applying solutions, it is vital first to understand what the risks are and the drivers behind them.  In the report called Confronting the risks of artificial intelligence the McKinsey Global Institute

Global success these days is more spectacular, but that success comes at a steep price for everyone else, according to new research from the McKinsey and Company’s McKinsey Global Institute. Profits are becoming much more concentrated among the few and the trend has grown worse in the last two decades.

Automation in Australia can boost productivity to the level required to rekindle the country’s slowing economic growth, potentially adding over a trillion dollars to the economy, according to McKinsey.  But the technology could also put to 6.5 million full time jobs at risk, increase unemployment levels and further widen inequality.

The relationship between McKinsey and Company’s consulting work and the company’s hedge fund is under scrutiny following a report published in the New York Times. The report alleges the investment arm had a stake in some companies that were also McKinsey consulting clients. Register now for Which-50’s webinar on the disruptive

Management consultancy McKinsey & Co. issued a statement over the weekend denying it prepared a report in 2015 for the Saudi government identifying dissidents on social media. It was responding to a story in the New York Times. However, it left open the possibility that the material in its report

By making enterprise-grade computing available to entrepreneurs at peppercorn rates, the rise of cloud computing fueled a huge rush of innovation. In a similar vein, open-source tools, cloud storage and automated machine learning platforms mean businesses can begin to dabble in artificial intelligence without prohibitive costs — and risk. Extending

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AI is no longer in its infancy, but much of its economic impact is yet to be realised. That’s a key takeaway from a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute, which argues AI could potentially deliver additional economic output of around $13 trillion by 2030, boosting global GDP by

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Commercially viable blockchain solutions deployed at scale are still at least three to five years away, according to a new report from McKinsey. While many companies are already experimenting with the technology, several factors stand between pilot projects and realising the strategic value of blockchain. LEARN: Dive deeply with us

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Back in 2015 McKinsey ran the numbers and came up with the conclusion: Companies with more diverse leadership teams make more money. Just to be sure, McKinsey repeated its analysis with a broader data set of 1,000 companies covering 12 countries. The new report Delivering through Diversity reinforces the link

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