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Internet of things : the new government to business platform - a review of opportunities, practices, and challenges (English)

The buzz around Internet of Things (IoT) has gathered momentum but the IoT phenomenon is poorly understood by governments and businesses. Governments are under pressure to become more innovative, evidence-based, and collaborative and IoT seems to offer opportunities such as increased competitiveness and innovation, and regulatory improvements that reduce the burden on business and increase compliance. ... See More +

Working Paper 120876 NOV 02, 2017

Lal Das,Prasanna; Beisswenger,Stefan Claus; Yuce,Mehmet Rasit; Lukac, Martin; Mangalam,Srikanth Disclosed

Ukraine - Intellectual property and technology transfer regulatory review (English)

The review presents an in-depth analysis of Ukraine's intellectual property system regarding its support to technology transfer and commercialization of publicly funded research and development. ... See More +

Working Paper 120864 NOV 01, 2017

Stanković,Mirjana; Aridi,Anwar Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Digital CASA Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Digital Central Asia South Asia (CASA) Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to increase access to more affordable internet and improve the government’s capacity to deliver digital government services in the Kyrgyz Republic, by contributing to the development of a regionally integrated digital infrastructure and a regionally harmonized enabling environment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3774 NOV 01, 2017

Kyrgyz Republic Disclosed

Statement by Masatsugu Asakawa at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement Mr. Masatsugu Asakawa, Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Japan at he 96th meeting of the development committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120504 OCT 14, 2017

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Guidance note : managing the risks of unmanned aircraft operations in development projects (English)

From an origin in military and security applications, the use of unmanned aircraft (UA) technology is currently transforming commercial and humanitarian activity. ... See More +

Working Paper 120422 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Pacific Islands - Palau FSM Connectivity Project : environmental assessment : Addendum to IEE document (English)

The development objective of the Palau Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Connectivity Project for Pacific Islands is to reduce the cost and increase the availability of internet communication technology (ICT) services needed to support social and economic development in the Recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3660 SEP 01, 2017

Ruiz-Esparza,Andrea Disclosed

Civic tech in the global south : assessing technology for the public good (English)

This book is comprised of one study and three field evaluations of civic tech initiatives in developing countries. The study reviews evidence on the use of twenty-three information and communication technology (ICT) platforms designed to amplify citizen voices to improve service delivery. ... See More +

Publication 119037 AUG 21, 2017

Peixoto,Tiago Carneiro; Sifry, Micah L. Disclosed

Uruguay - Institutions Building Technical Assistance Project (English)

Ratings for the Institutions Building Technical Assistance Project for Uruguay were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4065 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

ICT in agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions (English)

Information and communication have always mattered in agriculture. Ever since people have grown crops, raised livestock, and caught fish, they have sought information from one another. ... See More +

Publication 117319 JUN 27, 2017

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Open data readiness assessments: lessons learned (English)

Working Paper 119063 JUN 01, 2017

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World Bank support for open data : 2012 - 2017 (English)

This report summarizes the World Bank’s activities to support the Open Data efforts of developing countries during the period 2012 - 2017. It is largely descriptive, but Chapter 4 includes key analysis and lessons learned. ... See More +

Working Paper 120801 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Requested disclosure of board records : Access to Information consultation memorandum 2017-3 (case number AI4473) (English)

This request package requests the disclosure of Board records. It concerns the Executive Directors are hereby notified that the 158 Board records set out in Annex A are responsive to a public request for access to certain records (Access to Information Case No. ... See More +

Board Report 115305 MAY 23, 2017

Disclosed

Kiribati - Fourth Phase of the Pacific Regional Connectivity Program Project (English)

The development objective of the Fourth Phase of the Pacific Regional Connectivity Program Project for Kiribati is to reduce the cost and increase the availability of Internet services in Kiribati. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2038 MAY 09, 2017

Disclosed

Open data readiness assessment : Malaysia (English)

This open data readiness assessment was prepared for the Government of Malaysia, at the request of Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU). ... See More +

Working Paper 115192 MAY 01, 2017

Zijlstra,Anton Arnold; Vaira,Carolina Luisa; Boothe,Robert Disclosed

Open data : differences and implications across countries (English)

The pros and cons of making data more accessible to the public have been widely debated. Proponents of open data argue that it is good practice for governments because it fosters transparency, promotes greater participation, and encourages sharing of ideas, which is important in building a research-oriented culture. ... See More +

Brief 114829 MAY 01, 2017

Chuah,Lay Lian; Loayza,Norman V. Disclosed

Reaping digital dividends : leveraging the internet for development in Europe and Central Asia : Main report (English)

From East to West, the economies of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) are not taking full advantage of the internet to foster economic growth and job creation. ... See More +

Publication 114437 APR 18, 2017

Kelly,Timothy John Charles; Liaplina,Aleksandra; Tan,Shawn Weiming; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Marshall Islands - First ICT Sector Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Ratings for the First ICT Sector Development Policy Operation Project for Marshall Islands were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was high, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3905 FEB 21, 2017

Disclosed

Yemen : information and communication technology (ICT) (Arabic)

This note is a part of a series of policy notes prepared by the World Bank in anticipation of a post-conflict transition in Yemen. These notes aimed to identify immediate priorities for stabilization, recovery and restoration of services and infrastructure in the aftermath of Yemen’s current conflict. ... See More +

Working Paper 120531 FEB 13, 2017

Halewood,Naomi J.; Decoster,Xavier Stephane English Disclosed

Yemen : information and communication technology (ICT) (English)

This note is a part of a series of policy notes prepared by the World Bank in anticipation of a post-conflict transition in Yemen. These notes aimed to identify immediate priorities for stabilization, recovery and restoration of services and infrastructure in the aftermath of Yemen’s current conflict. ... See More +

Working Paper 120531 FEB 13, 2017

Halewood,Naomi J.; Decoster,Xavier Stephane Arabic Disclosed

The little data book on information and communication technology 2017 (English)

The Little Data Book on Information and Communication Technology 2017 illustrates the progress of this revolution for 217 economies around the World. ... See More +

Publication 111909 JAN 10, 2017

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Internet of things : the new government to business platform - a review of opportunities, practices, and challenges (English)
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NOV 02, 2017 120876 Working Paper
Ukraine - Intellectual property and technology transfer regulatory review (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120864 Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Digital CASA Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3774 Environmental Assessment
Statement by Masatsugu Asakawa at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120504 Board Report
Guidance note : managing the risks of unmanned aircraft operations in development projects (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120422 Working Paper
Pacific Islands - Palau FSM Connectivity Project : environmental assessment : Addendum to IEE document (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3660 Environmental Assessment
Civic tech in the global south : assessing technology for the public good (English)
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AUG 21, 2017 119037 Publication
Uruguay - Institutions Building Technical Assistance Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ICR4065 Implementation Completion and Results Report
ICT in agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 117319 Publication
Open data readiness assessments: lessons learned (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 119063 Working Paper
World Bank support for open data : 2012 - 2017 (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 120801 Working Paper
Requested disclosure of board records : Access to Information consultation memorandum 2017-3 (case number AI4473) (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 115305 Board Report
Kiribati - Fourth Phase of the Pacific Regional Connectivity Program Project (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 PAD2038 Project Appraisal Document
Open data readiness assessment : Malaysia (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115192 Working Paper
Open data : differences and implications across countries (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114829 Brief
Reaping digital dividends : leveraging the internet for development in Europe and Central Asia : Main report (English)
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APR 18, 2017 114437 Publication
Marshall Islands - First ICT Sector Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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FEB 21, 2017 ICR3905 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Yemen : information and communication technology (ICT) (Arabic)
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FEB 13, 2017 120531 Working Paper English
Yemen : information and communication technology (ICT) (English)
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FEB 13, 2017 120531 Working Paper Arabic
The little data book on information and communication technology 2017 (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 111909 Publication