Friday, Sep 22, 2023

174. Rewired: Lessons from 200 large-scale digital and AI transformations

Our guest is Eric Lamarre, a senior partner in our Boston office and coauthor of the new book, Rewired: The McKinsey Guide to Outcompeting in the Age of Digital and AI.

Eric and his coauthors, fellow senior partners Kate Smaje and Rodney Zemmel, based their book on the results of more than 200 large-scale digital transformations, creating a detailed guide for companies seeking to outcompete in the age of digital and AI.

They’ve found that to increase the odds of long-term success in a digital transformation, the C-suite must make fundamental changes to the company’s talent, operating model, technology and data capabilities. In this episode, we speak to Eric about those changes and discuss how executives can leverage them to ensure that their digital transformation is a success.

Related insights:

Rewired: The McKinsey guide to outcompeting in the age of digital and AI

The Wall Street Journal article mentioned by Eric: It’s Time to Get Rid of the IT Department

Rewired for value: Digital and AI transformations that work

Rewired to outcompete

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