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)
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