Maria João is a partner in McKinsey’s Lisbon office. She joined McKinsey in 2004 and has served clients in Europe, Latin America, and Africa focusing on the capital projects & infrastructure and electric power & natural gas sectors. She is the global leader of our work with the engineering and construction (E&C) industry.
Beating the low productivity trap: How to transform construction operations
The construction and engineering sector has been slow to adapt techniques and technologies from other fields that can greatly improve productivity.
Artificial intelligence: Construction technology’s next frontier
Engineering and construction is behind the curve in implementing artificial intelligence solutions. Based on extensive research, we survey applications and algorithms to help bridge the technology gap.