World Bank Base Case

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World Bank Base Case

Headquarters: 1818 H St. N.W., Washington, DC 20043
Phone Number: (202) 473-1000
Chief Executive:: Robert B. Zoellick, President
Chief Technology Officer:: Guy-Pierre De Poerck, CIO and Vice President
Financials: Total administrative budget, net of reimbursement, for fiscal 2007 is $2.12 billion. Challenge: Reduce global poverty and improve living standards.


  • Deliver the most sophisticated voice, video and data services over the Global Developmental Learning Network (GDLN) to 120 learning centers in 80 countries.
  • Create a global archive for more than 60 years of documents and reports that is readily accessible and dramatically increases bank employees' ability to process electronic documents, from fewer than five per hour to more than 50,000 an hour today.
  • Create an I.T. infrastructure to support a global network and a decentralized business strategy.

This article was originally published on 2007-08-06
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