Skip main navigation

Public Sector

We help national, regional, and local government institutions improve their efficiency and effectiveness, enabling them to better fulfill their mission to the public.

New anthology

Number 2
Winter 2014
How innovative local governments around the world harness the power of open data and IT

Latest thinking

Opendata5_1536x1152_Thumbnail
report | McKinsey Global Institute

Open data: Unlocking innovation and performance with liquid information

October 2013—Open data—public information and shared data from private sources—can help create $3 trillion a year of value in seven areas of the global economy.more

  • includes:
    •  
Managing emerging market supply networks
compendium

Regulatory excellence: Achieving public health impact through distinctive regulatory management systems

October 2013—This series of articles provides an overview of how drug and medical device regulatory authorities can achieve public health impact through what we call distinctive regulatory management systems.more

Building the leadership bench
report

Building the leadership bench: Developing a talent pipeline for the Senior Executive Service

This report outlines the four phases of a cohesive SES pipeline-development strategy and case studies of agencies that excel in their execution of one or more of these phases.

Education to employment
report | McKinsey Center for Government

Education to employment

December 2012–Young people can’t find jobs. Yet employers can’t find people with the right entry-level skills. How to close this gap?

McKinsey helps government agencies transform through lean management
report | McKinsey Center for Government

Transforming government performance through lean management

December 2012—Lean management–a new approach that integrates “hard” operational principles with “softer” elements like leadership development–can help public-sector agencies do more with less.

Unleashing governments innovation mojo An interview with the US chief technology officer
interview

Unleashing government’s ‘innovation mojo’: An interview with the US chief technology officer

June 2012—Todd Park explains how he has partnered technology with open-data initiatives to tap into the many talented innovators and entrepreneurs across the government.more

Contact

More from this practice

mckinsey center for government

The McKinsey Center for Government is a new global hub for research, collaboration, and innovation in government performance.

publicationmckinsey center for government

McKinsey on Defense

This newest issue outlines the critical management changes defense ministries and companies will have to make to address budget, environmental and geopolitical challenges.more

Meet our people

Andrew Grant

Andrew Grant

Director
Kito Boer

Kito de Boer

Director
More people