The CEO must be made to realize that any blind spending in the IT resources is not going to bring in that much satisfaction as the efficient utilization of the available resource. This is because the immense potential offered by IT even at this stage was so high that it was already becoming difficult to perceive by the CIO of World Bank. Hence the investments in IT were already in pace and the same budget of approximately 10 % of the total should continue to be allocated to IT was sufficient.
Therefore the CEO has to be advised to keep on investing in not only newer technologies but also to evolve a mechanism through which IT knowledge to the user groups is disseminated so that the users are aware of the vast potential it has to offer.
Also given its state of art IT infrastructure spanning even in those areas which are otherwise nit that technologically advanced, it gives world bank an opportunity to leverage this strength to properly disseminate this knowledge and experience which is very critical for development of any nation today.
The World Bank should further take initiatives to assist its business partners to use the Information Communications technologies (ICTs) infrastructure and experience to there benefit in order to realize its mission critical goals of providing education and eradication of poverty across the world. ICT should form a special place in the projects of World Bank as is not only there USP but also a very critical factor in the project success.
The World Bank should now assist the clients in proper procurement developmental and installation of IT resources for there speedy upliftment through collaborations and knowledge base utilization.
The World Bank must collaborate with the countries throughout the world for supporting, programming and researching through various seminars workshops etc. Also through the GDLN, the World Bank should offer effective solutions for policy sharing and developmental strategies throughout the world. This should include the consultancy on hardware, software, networking, security and efficient of storage of sound and visual media and more importantly proper warehousing, transfer and presentation of critical information and other services through education technlology learning,distance learning and education management.
The focus on the following is definitely going to make a good contribution in meeting the Developmental objectives of the world bank: