The World Bank’s World Development Report 2016 “Digital Dividends” includes several references to the Data Revolution. It says that even as digital technologies have spread rapidly in the world, the digital dividends — the broader development benefits from these technologies — have lagged behind and been unevenly distributed. It notes that much needs to be done to ensure that the potential of big data and open data is achieved…. (more)
Author: Open Data Watch
Open Data Watch is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded by three development data specialists. It monitors progress and provides information and assistance to guide implementation of open data systems. The Open Data Watch team has unparalleled experience in development data management and statistical capacity building in developing countries and is committed to making open data a reality in all countries and development agencies.