Rewired:The McKinsey Guide to Outcompeting in the Age of Digital and AI.’
Today, I have the privilege of hosting Eric Lamarre, a senior partner at McKinsey’s Boston office and one of the authors of ‘Rewired: The McKinsey Guide to Outcompeting in the Age of Digital and AI.’
In a world where digital transformation has become a fundamental business requirement, Eric shares his valuable insights from the trenches, discussing McKinsey’s playbook that they’ve developed over the years by working with over 200 clients. With a focus on generative AI, transformation roadmaps, talent management, operating model agility, technology, data, and adoption scaling capabilities, this conversation promises a deep dive into the multifaceted aspects of digital and AI transformation.
During this discussion, Eric sheds light on the key trends businesses are currently adopting, including the application of generative AI such as ChatGPT. He discusses the importance of aligning leadership towards a common North Star vision and how to leverage technology to reimagine businesses.
We also delve into the significant topic of talent management and building an organization that nurtures innovation and growth. Eric shares insights on choosing the right operating model for your organization, emphasizing the need for speed and distributed innovation in a technology-driven world. Furthermore, we discuss the role of data architecture in ensuring quality, easy enrichment, and reuse of data.
But what happens when despite implementing great digital solutions, businesses fail to unlock their full value? Eric provides keys to this crucial question, discussing strategies for achieving true value from digital transformation.
For leaders navigating the digital transformation landscape or anyone interested in the impact of AI and technology on businesses, this episode with Eric Lamarre offers a wealth of wisdom.