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McKinsey on Government February 2019

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Advice from Silicon Valley: How tech-sector practices can promote innovation in government

– Public-sector leaders recently met with leaders from the region’s most innovative companies to learn about their culture of innovation firsthand. Here’s what they heard.
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How developing economies can get more out of their infrastructure budgets

– Governments in developing economies often lack the capacity to conduct thorough reviews of proposed capital projects. A streamlined approach can identify those ready for funding.
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Sustaining high performance beyond public-sector pilot projects

– Public institutions can turn remarkable short-term efforts into meaningful long-term results.
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Automation and the future of the African American workforce

– Without concerted effort, automation could heighten disparities that already harm minority workers.
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Asking the right questions to define government’s role in cybersecurity

– There is no one-size-fits-all approach for governments to manage cybersecurity. But asking some key questions can help leaders get started.