Billions of devices, tablets, cars, and most importantly, people, are on the brink of being connected in the next decade. As more people and things connect in the years ahead, there will be even more opportunities to leverage innovation to change the world for good.
In May 2016, around 100 innovative graduate students from universities across Bangladesh participated in an innovation incubator to develop prototypes that could solve problems affecting their country, from healthcare to transport and infrastructure to agriculture and more. Watch this World Bank video to see the 10 winning projects.
A “No Wrong Door” approach for human services simplifies and expedites how a case worker engages with a client who is seeking assistance. Learn more about the integrated solution in this Microsoft video.
Leaders are under increasing pressure to rein in spending, while delivering better living standards in their communities. In a video and companion white papers, IBM experts suggest technology can play a significant role in increasing independence, improving quality of life and coordinating services for vulnerable populations.
In this short video, the World Bank explains how using impact evaluations can shed light on how effective programs are and help drive good, cost-effective decisions about future programs to reduce extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.