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We help leaders all over the world deliver on their promises.

Our clients are leaders of social impact organizations and governments at every level, taking on some of the biggest challenges of our time. We are their delivery partner.

What would it take to increase agricultural productivity?

IFAD and the Samoan Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries are using digital data systems to deliver grant support to smallholder farmers more quickly and efficiently.

What would it take to build transparency and trust?

The Ehsaas Emergency Cash transfer programme shows what is possible when all tiers of government unite behind a strong leader to get the job done.

What would it take to make the most of development funds?

To meet sustainable development goals, IFAD is investing in member countries’ internal capacity to deliver and scale solutions.

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What would it take to deliver exceptional public services?

The government of New South Wales, Australia, has worked with residents, communities, public servants, and the private sector to make life better for people across the state.

What would it take to create enduring change?

A decade-long consistent application of the delivery approach has helped the government of Punjab build the infrastructure required for improved public services, while also building a foundation for improved governance and citizen outcomes.

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What would it take to ensure every dollar spent on education benefits students?

The Puerto Rico Department of Education has disbursed nearly $110M in federal funds to equip students and teachers with books, devices, and other learning tools lost in Hurricanes Maria and Irma. They've also taken a close look at their budget to identify and address any inefficiencies.

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What would it take to turn crisis into opportunity?

With over half the world living in major urban centers, cities play a critical role in COVID-19 response and recovery—especially when it comes to advocating for vulnerable populations.

What would it take to save lives through digital contact tracing?

Mission-driven design thinking and close collaboration with government, tech, and residents allowed for development and deployment of a live-saving app in Jordan – in just three weeks.

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What would it take for US Cities to meet Paris agreement emissions reduction commitments by 2025?

Meeting global carbon emissions reduction goals takes participation at every level of government, all over the world. The American Cities Climate Challenge harnesses the unique role of cities in this international effort.

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What would it take to create public value?

To deliver the best possible value for every tax pound spent, the UK Treasury is shifting to an outcomes-oriented culture that incentivises efficiency, innovation, continuous improvement, and – most importantly – results.

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Delivery

Deliverology: The art and science of getting things done in government.

Crafting good policy is important, but it’s only the beginning. Implementation is where the rubber hits the road, and it’s where a lot of good ideas (and even good policies) fail. We prioritize implementation, knowing the sooner you put your ideas into practice, the sooner you know how they perform in the real world.

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Measurement & Evaluation

An unwavering focus on the the end result.

Leaders need a clear view of how their programs and policies are performing in the real world. This means defining and tracking metrics that matter, and using them to drive routine check-ins. Independent assessments can go a long way in building internal visibility, evidence-based policy, and public trust. 


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DA Digital

Great data and digital integration.

You can’t run a government without good tech. But even the best tech can’t run a government. Leaders need a digital plan grounded in delivery systems.


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Delivery Institute

Capacity and community building.

The best leaders never stop learning. The best teams never stop training. We’re building a global repository of knowledge for a growing community of public sector practice, because we believe any team can develop the skills and structures needed to deliver on their agenda, time and time again. 


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Deliver Differently

We are a GLOBAL ADVISORY FIRM FOR THE PUBLIC SECTOR—AND THE REAL WORLD.

We work exclusivelyin the public interest

For us, public sector work isn’t a subspecialty, a stepping stone, or a PR stunt. It’s our singular passion. We’ve worked in and adjacent to governments our whole lives; we understand how they function and we believe in their enduring potential to make life better for people all over the planet.

WE BUILD SCAFFOLDING FOR FUTURE SUCCESS

Our “I do, We do, You do” approach leaves teams with the structures and skills they need to make change happen again and again—without us. Until then, we show up day in and day out, working alongside governments at every level as they aspire, prioritize, track, troubleshoot, persist, and deliver on their promises. 

THIS MATTERS TO US

We don’t log off and leave the planet. We live here, too. Our work matters to us professionally and personally, and that passion underscores everything we do.

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