The public-private partnership model can tackle big problems more effectively than any single entity can take on by itself. And the different perspectives, and information, brought by the public and private entities is critical to their joint success.
These easy-to-say facts are becoming more and more clear in the area of cybersecurity, an area neither public sector nor private sector can really manage on its own. This article includes an interesting podcast on what's happening.
What sorts of challenges in your government might the P3 model help you take on? Think broadly - it's not just for capital projects.
While the divergent demands of government and private sector have historically made data sharing challenging, the creation of industry consortiums to catalog and share threat intelligence has proven to be a beneficial model