Our Latest Thinking in Public Sector

The impact of today’s rapidly changing economic and technological landscape—combined with the long-term implications of an aging population, climate change, and globalization—affects everything from how education and health care systems need to evolve to how governments are funded. Not only will the public sector have to play a big role in helping citizens and institutions adapt, but it will also need to look at how governments of the future need to be structured to deliver to citizens. Explore BCG’s latest thought leadership on the public sector.

Beyond the Curve

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How to Restart in the Wake of COVID-19

With no precedent to guide them, governments must create a strategy for reopening economic and social life. A graduated plan, governed at the national level and implemented at the local level, offers flexibility and opportunities for learning.

Michael Moeller, all rights reserved © 2015

Win the Fight

Restarting Societies and Economies—Safely

Shaping Government of the Future

Sustainable Economic Development

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Measure Well-Being to Improve It

Governments need a dashboard—one that tracks not just economic growth but also citizens’ well-being and happiness levels—in order to understand how their performance stacks up.

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SEDA: An Interactive Guide

Explore the SEDA interactive to find out how countries compare when it comes to the well-being of their citizens—and which nations are making the most progress.

Health Care Systems

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How Procurement Unlocks Value-Based Health Care

Hospitals are increasingly buying medtech products and services less on the basis of initial purchase price and more on the total value they create—for patients, clinical staff, and society.

Digital Government

Education and Employment

Defense and Security

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How ISR Tech Will Disrupt the Market for Defense Drones

Platforms and procurement models are evolving rapidly, offering improved intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities to militaries and boosting a fast-growing market. To capitalize, defense contractors can’t rely on the business models of the past.

Government Procurement

Government Procurement Gets the MIDAS Touch

When used in conjunction with conventional methods, market-informed design and sourcing (MIDAS) can help governments deliver more successful procurement outcomes and greater financial and nonfinancial value.

Why Startups Don’t Bid on Government Contracts

Startups are revolutionizing nearly every segment of the US economy. To partner with more of these companies, the government must communicate with them more effectively and modify its approach to contracting.

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Centre for Public Impact

How are governments transforming lives and achieving positive impact? Explore our interviews, articles, briefing bulletins, and podcasts from around the world.

Cities of the Future

Digital in the Public Sector

Digital in the Public Sector

Digital in the Public Sector

How Governments Can Restructure to Better Serve Citizens

How Governments Can Restructure to Better Serve Citizens

The Future of Work Is the Future of Education

The Future of Work Is the Future of Education

Government Service Is Customer Service

Government Service Is Customer Service

How Governments Can Overcome the Challenge of Providing More For Less

How Governments Can Overcome the Challenge of Providing More For Less

Helping Cities Fund Their Future

Helping Cities Fund Their Future

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