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McKinsey's Eight business technology trends to watch

Analyst firm McKinsey gives us Eight business technology trends to watch in 2008

By December 26, 2007


McKinsey: Energy efficiency could save $700 billion

Rather than invent new sources of energy, reducing waste in appliances, homes, and business could yield savings of $1.2 trillion on a $520 billion investment over 10 years, consulting firm says.

By July 29, 2009


McKinsey: Servers need an MPG-like energy rating

A study on data center energy consumption paints an ugly picture of runaway costs and hefty carbon footprints. It calls for measuring both facility efficiency and IT utilization.

By April 30, 2008


1 in 3 smartphone owners use device while driving

In a McKinsey study, 35 percent of people polled admit to using their smartphones when they're behind the wheel.

By January 15, 2013


Charges swirl around insider trading on Intel, AMD deals

A complaint by the government details how an executive from Intel Capital and one at McKinsey & Company allegedly participated in an insider-trading ring.

By October 19, 2009


Six charged in tech insider-trading scheme

Employees of Intel, IBM, and McKinsey have been charged by federal prosecutors with providing insider information to hedge fund managers.

By October 16, 2009


Micro-productivity: man vs. machine, divergence vs. convergence

According to a McKinsey & Company study of US economic activity, "Raising the productivity of employees whose jobs can't be automated is the next big performance challenge."

By September 14, 2007


Google Gadget Ads: next small thing or next big hype for advertisers?

In the midst of the buzz around Google's Gadget Ads, a new McKinsey & Co. report draws some unexpected conclusions: Advertisers are still reluctant to shift dollars online because of the "absence of meaningful metrics and adequate capabilities."

By September 19, 2007


Trends 2008: The end of marketing?

Does marketing smell bad? Or is it maybe even dead? There have been a number of articles recently that question the marketer's ability to make sense of his/her somewhat wishy-washy role. BusinessWeek reveled in the "short life of the CMO," and McKinsey Qu

By December 20, 2007


Udacity teams with Google, others to rethink tech education

The company has partnered with the likes of Google and Autodesk to try to create more opportunities in tech for students.

By September 9, 2013