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Oct 29 - 31, 2018 • Digital solutions and megaproject delivery

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Voices on Infrastructure

A quarterly series of videos, podcasts and articles curated to reflect a single topic or idea.

September 2017 Edition Navigating big disruptions in transportation
Article

Despite—or because of—low rates, service is bad and shippers are angry. The port-and-shipping sector must and can improve, not only for shippers, but also for the lines and ports themselves.

John Murnane, McKinsey & Company

Video

Today’s airports must evolve to meet growing demand, new technologies, updated security requirements, funding pressures and rising customer expectations. These forces will grow stronger, as will the complexity of projects and the public’s desire for transparency into performance. McKinsey leaders joined executives from some of North America’s busiest and largest airports to discuss major issues facing the sector today.

Article

Self-driving vehicles, ride-hailing services, and other technologies are transforming urban mobility. To capture the benefits of the shift, cities will need sound infrastructure plans and investments.

Shannon Bouton, Eric Hannon, Stefan Knupfer, and Swarna Ramanathan, McKinsey & Company

Roundtables

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Paris, October 17, 2017

Reinventing the construction sector in France

Frankfurt, November 21, 2017

Digitizing construction and infrastructure

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Stockholm

The Future of Mobility

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Amsterdam

Reinventing Construction

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London

Reimagining Construction

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London

Transforming data use in infrastructure organizations

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London

Navigating digital, transforming transport

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Videos & Podcasts

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Today’s airports must evolve to meet growing demand, new technologies, updated security requirements, funding pressures and rising customer expectations. These forces will grow stronger, as will the complexity of projects and the public’s desire for transparency into performance. McKinsey leaders joined executives from some of North America’s busiest and largest airports to discuss major issues facing the sector today.

Video

Today’s airports must evolve to meet growing demand, new technologies, updated security requirements, funding pressures and rising customer expectations. These forces will grow stronger, as will the complexity of projects and the public’s desire for transparency into performance. McKinsey leaders joined executives from some of North America’s busiest and largest airports to discuss major issues facing the sector today.

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Senior executives from Bechtel and AECOM discuss their companies' adoption of disruptive technologies.

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Three experts give their views on attracting private capital to public infrastructure efforts.

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MIT’s Carlo Ratti discusses how technology can enable cities to understand how people use infrastructures, to better meet the transportation needs of their citizens.

Carlo Ratti, MIT

Tools

GII has collaborated with McKinsey’s Capital Projects and Infrastructure Practice to develop cutting-edge tools to help leaders enhance the value of economic and social infrastructure. The following are market-ready:

Infrastructure Spend and Stock Database (ISS)

The ISS database delivers vital insights about existing infrastructure assets, helping governments, companies and investors plan for the needs of any given country.

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Roads and Bridges Benchmarking

This powerful negotiating and risk-management tool analyzes over 17,000 projects to help owners understand what projects should cost and where their schedules typically go adrift.

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Infrastructure Projects Analytical Tool (IPAT)

IPAT helps companies prioritize their spending decisions and shape their growth strategies by tracking key characteristics of more than 120,000 projects worldwide.

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