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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.

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How to improve student educational outcomes

To understand what matters in student achievement, we applied analytics to data from the Program for International Student Assessment... (PISA), administered by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). These reports take on a few of the most active debates: Do mindsets matter? If so, to what extent? What teaching practices work best? Does technology help?
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The opportunity in government productivity

– Governments face a pressing question: How to do more with less? Raising productivity could save $3.5 trillion a year—or... boost outcomes at no extra cost.

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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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Shaking up the leadership model in higher education

– Economic pressures, digital disruption, and rising job complexity are prompting universities to seek more “outsider”... leaders for their top jobs.
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Four innovations reshaping tax administration

– New insights from lapetitemort.info research suggest that across the globe, tax authorities diverge in the maturity of their innovation... in four areas: digitized interactions, advanced analytics, process automation, and talent management.
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Mitigating risk in IT megaprojects

– Public-sector IT projects are highly susceptible to delays and cost overruns. Some leading-edge governments are finding ways to... avoid those pitfalls.
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Drivers of student performance: Asia insights

– An analysis of OECD PISA results from Asia highlights four findings on mindsets, teaching styles, technology, and early childhood... education.
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How migration data can deliver real-life benefits for migrants and governments

– As countries have joined together on a path toward increased cooperation and action on migration, investment in data will be crucial... for its success.
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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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Dan Doctoroff on how we’ll realize the promise of urban innovation

– To prepare cities for the future, we need to develop and deploy the services that will power them. It will take political courage,... foresight, and coordination.
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War and peace: Evolving challenges and strategies in the US military

– Five experts describe the technological, environmental, and other disruptions that are changing the way the US armed forces manage... conflicts and pursue peace initiatives.
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Five keys to digitizing aerospace and defense companies

– Most aerospace and defense companies have launched digital transformation efforts. Few of them are working out. Here’s how... to get better results.

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