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Public Sector

November 2013
Business leaders can do much more than write checks to improve education in the U.S. To develop enduring solutions, they must collaborate with educators to improve outcomes.
October 2013
BCG’s Philipp Gerbert and Antonella Mei-Pochtler show how digital and physical infrastructure are critical to the growth of companies and countries alike.
August 2013
In The Wall Street Journal, BCG senior advisor Michèle A. Flournoy describes how the Pentagon can avoid readiness reductions by overhauling wasteful acquisition practices.

Emerging-Market Strategies

October 2013
The volatility sweeping once-booming economies like India, Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, and Turkey means it's time to look at emerging markets through a new lens.

Creativity, Innovation, and Opportunity

November 2013
If you try something new and fail, explains BCG’s Alan Iny, you’ve at least shown a willingness to take risks—one of the hallmarks of creativity.
October 2013
On HBR.org, BCG’s Luc de Brabandere and Alan Iny describe the distinction between paradigm-shifting creativity and the innovation that often follows.
October 2013
In a blog for The Economist Group, BCG’s Luc de Brabandere and Alan Iny explain why it pays to challenge fundamental beliefs about your customers and markets.
October 2013
On HBR.org, BCG’s Luc de Brabandere and Alan Iny outline three things that organizations must do in order to think creatively about the future.

Global Health

November 2012
In The Huffington Post, Harvard’s Jay Winsten and BCG’s Jim Larson describe an approach that could rapidly reduce early-childhood deaths while permanently strengthening the infrastructure for improving children’s health.
November 2012
Developing countries such as Kenya must look beyond traditional sewer systems and seek out more modular, cost-effective alternatives to meet the sanitation needs of their populations.
May 2012

In The Wall Street Journal Asia, BCG’s Trish Stroman and Harvard’s Jay Winsten describe the challenges posed by the emergence of drug resistance in parts of Southeast Asia.

June 2013

In The Huffington Post, health experts from Harvard and BCG describe how the end of polio is in sight—but the last mile is also the most difficult.

March 2013
In an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal, health experts from Harvard and BCG examine the causes and consequences of parents’ concerns about vaccine safety.