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Coding bootcamps : building future-proof skills through rapid skills training (English)

This report studies coding bootcamps. A new kind of rapid skills training program for the digital age. Coding bootcamps are typically short-term (three to six months), intensive and applied training courses provided by a third party that crowdsources the demand for low-skills tech talent. ... See More +

Working Paper 118627 AUG 01, 2017

Mulas,Victor; Paradi-Guilford,Cecilia Maria; Allende Letona,Elene; Dalphond, Zhenia Viatchaninova Disclosed

The global opportunity in online outsourcing (English)

Online outsourcing (OO) has become a promising alternative to traditional employment in today’s digital era. It has transformed where, when, and how work is performed. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS14228 JUN 01, 2015

Kuek,Siou Chew; Paradi-Guilford,Cecilia Maria; Fayomi, Toks; Imaizumi,Saori; Ipeirotis, Panos Disclosed

Connecting to work : how information and communication technologies could help expand employment opportunities (English)

Information and communication technology (ICT) has grown as a sector and now employs millions of people worldwide. The proliferation of ICTs has also helped digitize how people find and do work. ... See More +

Working Paper 80977 SEP 01, 2013

Imaizumi,Saori; Kelly,Timothy John Charles; Narimatsu,Junko; Paradi-Guilford,Cecilia Maria; Raja,Siddhartha Disclosed

Cairo transport app challenge : leveraging ICT entrepreneurship and open innovation to solve daily challenges (English)

There is a momentum in Egypt for a critical assessment of pressing development challenges in the aftermath of dramatic political shifts in the country. ... See More +

Brief 75862 MAR 01, 2013

Paradi-Guilford, Cecilia; Halewood, Naomi; Wahby, Eman Fouad; Kouesney, Nehal Hassan El; Rossotto, Carlo M. Disclosed

Feasibility study : microwork for the Palestinian territories (English)

The purpose of this analytical study is to assess the feasibility of microwork for the Palestinian Territories' ('PT', or 'Territories') socioeconomic development in general, and for employment opportunities for youth and women in particular. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study ACS3685 FEB 01, 2013

Paradi-Guilford, Cecilia Disclosed

New frontiers and opportunities in work : ICT is dramatically reshaping the global job market (English)

Information and communication technology (ICT) is enabling new job trends through opportunities such as micro-work, ICT-enabled contracting, online gaming work, and in the growing 'app' economy. ... See More +

Brief 78266 JUN 01, 2012

Raja, Siddhartha [editor]; Kelly, Tim [editor]; Rossotto, Carlo M.; Kuek, Siou Chew; Paradi-Guilford, Cecilia Disclosed

Water Hackathon : lessons learned (English)

The global revolution in low cost information and communication technologies can help address some of the developing world's oldest challenges in water and sanitation. ... See More +

Strategic Environmental Assessment/Analysis 70975 MAY 01, 2012

Shemie, Daniel; Hirn, Max; Raman, Vivek; Paradi-Guilford, Cecilia; Sabet, Elizabeth; Simon, Yehude; Rop, Rosemary; Anderson, Edward Disclosed

Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) for youth in MENA : policies to promote employment opportunities (English)

On January 18, 2011, the Arab Development Summit Youth Forum met in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt, aiming to provide young Arab leaders and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) entrepreneurs with the opportunity for dialogue with Arab decision makers, providing recommendations on how to empower youth in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) through ICT. ... See More +

Brief 62231 FEB 01, 2011

La Cava,Gloria; Paradi-Guilford,Cecilia Maria; Rossotto,Carlo Maria Disclosed