McKinsey & Company


The construction productivity imperative

Our research estimates that 98 percent of megaprojects suffer cost overruns of more than 30 percent; 77 percent are at least 40 percent late. This article discusses 15 practices that can help to improve productivity in the three phases of project delivery - concept and...

McKinsey on government

This compendium focuses on the significant fiscal challenges facing jurisdictions around the world.

Australia’s infrastructure innovation imperative

This report argues that Australia faces new infrastructure challenges, as population growth, urbanisation and technology disruptions create the need for a step-change in infrastructure prioritisation, design and productivity.

The future of work in America: people and places, today and tomorrow

This report analyzes more than 3,000 US counties and 315 cities and finds they are on sharply different paths. Automation is not happening in a vacuum, and the health of local economies today will affect their ability to adapt and thrive in the face of...

Where machines could replace humans - and where they can't (yet)

As automation technologies such as machine learning and robotics play an increasingly great role in everyday life, their potential effect on the workplace has, unsurprisingly, become a major focus of research and public concern. The discussion tends toward a Manichean guessing game: which jobs will...