McKinsey on Government, May 2018

Articles in this issue

Article

The trillion-dollar prize: Plugging government revenue leaks with advanced analytics

– Few fiscal opportunities are bigger than reducing revenue leakages from tax and payment abuse. Now, new sources of data and new analytics tools are giving governments the upper hand.
Article

How the public sector fits in the productivity puzzle

– A benchmarking study finds that governments could save $3.5 trillion a year by 2021 if they were to improve at the rate of their best peers.
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Harnessing the power of digital in US government agencies

– A focus on customer journeys, a dedicated digital team, agile methods, and strong talent can help government agencies move beyond incremental improvements and achieve transformative change.
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Digitizing the state: Five tasks for national governments

– Public authorities cannot build great digital services on their own. They need national governments to provide the right conditions for them to succeed.
Report

How to improve student educational outcomes: New insights from data analytics

– By applying advanced analytics and machine learning, we have identified factors that play a critical role in student achievement.