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Are you ready for the resource revolution?

Are you ready for the resource revolution?
Source: McKinsey & Company

Meeting increasing global demand requires dramatically improving resource productivity. Yet technological advances mean companies have an extraordinary opportunity not only to meet that challenge but to spark the next industrial revolution as well.

Technology And Internet

China recruits 'guardian angels' to protect embattled doctors

China’s capital Beijing is taking a novel approach to protecting doctors from growing levels of violence from angry patients: volunteer “guardian angels”.

The campaign will recruit students, medical workers and other patients to act as middlemen between doctors and those in their care to defuse disagreements and smooth over tensions, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday. 384 more words

China

How government can promote open data

How government can promote open data
Source: McKinsey & Company

Institutions and companies across the public and private sectors have begun to release and share vast amounts of information in recent years, and the trend is only accelerating.

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Business And Economics

The disruptive potential of solar power

The disruptive potential of solar power
Source: McKinsey & Company

The economics of solar power are improving. It is a far more cost-competitive power source today than it was in the mid-2000s, when installations and manufacturing were taking off, subsidies were generous, and investors were piling in.

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Business And Economics

Preparing for bigger, bolder shareholder activists

Preparing for bigger, bolder shareholder activists
Source: McKinsey & Company

Activist investors are getting ever more adventurous. Last year, according to our analysis, the US-listed companies that activists targeted had an average market capitalization of $10 billion—up from $8 billion just a year earlier and less than $2 billion at the end of the last decade.

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Business And Economics

IT under pressure: McKinsey Global Survey results

IT under pressure: McKinsey Global Survey results
Source: McKinsey & Company

More and more executives are acknowledging the strategic value of IT to their businesses beyond merely cutting costs.

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Business And Economics

Reality Check: Obamacare Real Enrollment: Just 1.7% of Uninsured Covered

Breitbart.com‘s Wynton Hall reports: Obamacare, the plan purportedly created to provide health coverage for the uninsured, has enrolled just 1.7% of America’s 48.6 million uninsured. 341 more words

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