In the past decade, the data revolution has transformed productivity in the private sector. The management of private firms is increasingly informed by data. But what about the public sector? The…

Daniel Rogger, Christian Schuster |

From Hollywood screenwriters fearing job loss to Google's Med-PaLM 2 surpassing human doctors, AI is reshaping industries, and its impact on jobs and growth is a nuanced story with little…

Jonathan Timmis, Timothy DeStefano, Caroline De Roover, Andrea Morante |

Rising sea levels, extreme heat, and storm surges increasingly threaten bridges, roads, and train tracks. As these events become more frequent and severe, public assets face increased risk of…

Tiago Carneiro Peixoto, Kai Kaiser, Bruno Teixeira |

While Armenia's economy continues to perform well in the face of ongoing global pressures, structural challenges persist. A partnership between FCDO and the World Bank, in consultation with…

Arman Vatyan, Artur Tamazian, Anahit Basentsyan, Reinhard Haslinger, Elin Carmichael |

While green IT initiatives in private and public sectors differ in reach, focus, and organizational approach, we can identify several green IT solutions that have already been developed, tested,…

Achim Blume |

Saudi Arabia's experience with the COVID-19 pandemic shows that it takes time to build the right enabling environment. Discover Saudi Arabia's digital government services, Seha Virtual…

Samia Melhem, Anila Graupp, Fatimah Alotaibi |

At the border between India and Bangladesh, a new digital platform is helping authorities process trucks faster and make trade more efficient—an important and encouraging first step toward…

Shruti Vijayakumar, Mitali Nikore |

Germany’s ongoing digital transition offers significant potential to improve core public administration processes, public services, and civic engagement. The German government launched its Green…

Achim Blume, Michael Keith |

Mobile technologies offer vast development opportunities for governments. Many of these opportunities are not fully realized in most client countries, while various implementations already…

Khuram Farooq, Peter Kustor, Gerhard Embacher-Köhle, Daniel Medimorec |

Mobile phones are helping more and more people connect to the jobs, business opportunities, and services they need to escape poverty. Active broadband subscriptions are increasing fast in all…

Khuram Farooq, Peter Kustor, Gerhard Embacher-Köhle, Daniel Medimorec |