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Measuring the state of US states

– New research compares economic and social conditions in US states—and highlights opportunities for government leaders to help make improvements.

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McKinsey on Defense, Number 9

– As austerity settles in, our latest collection explains the ways that defense ministries, NATO, and defense companies are adapting.

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Making government for the people

– Budget constraints and the rapid pace of technological change mean governments must not only deliver services more effectively... and efficiently but also prioritize citizens’ needs.
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The next generation of infrastructure

– Sustainable projects will add trillions to the world’s infrastructure costs. Our report finds that private-sector investors... must look at new ways to fill the gap.
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Using blockchain to improve data management in the public sector

– It’s not just for financial institutions; government agencies can use this digital ledger technology to protect trusted... records and simplify interactions with citizens.
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Policing–a vision for 2025

– This paper describes the current challenges facing police forces and proposes ways in which Chief Officers should address them.
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Transforming government through digitization

– By digitizing processes and making organizational changes, governments can enhance services, save money, and improve citizens’... quality of life.
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Learn from the past, build for the future: Saudi Arabia’s new city on the Red Sea

– To build a city from scratch, create a solid economic foundation.
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How to scale personalized learning

– A systemwide approach offers the best chance of reaching the most students.
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Policy in the data age: Data enablement for the common good

– Like companies in the private sector, governments from national to local can smooth the process of digital transformation—and... improve services to their “customers,” the public—by adhering to certain core principles. Here’s a road map.
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How aerospace should deal with Brexit

– McKinsey senior partner John Dowdy offers his perspective on how Britain’s vote to leave the European Union may affect the aerospace... sector.
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What CEOs can teach the next US president

– While the scale of managing an entire country differs in a number of ways from managing a company, there are lessons the next... US president can glean from the CEO transition period.
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Remember the people: The foundation for success in 21st-century infrastructure

– Infrastructure providers are used to focusing on issues of project selection, funding, and regulation. The most successful firms... are learning to provide great consumer experiences too.

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