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Towards re-inventing good governance

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article image Good governance is perhaps the single most important factor in eradicating poverty and promoting development: Kofi Annan It is not complicated for people in developed countries to envisage a situation in which all interaction with government could be done through one counter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, without waiting in lines. Conversely, to achieve this same level of efficiency and flexibility for developing countries is going to be far more complicated. Experience in developed…Read More

Pakistani re-inventing internet in Silicon Valley

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Wedge is part of the Open Compute Project (OCP) which is being led by Najam Ahmad, the Director of Technical Operations at Facebook. Najam, who was born in Karachi, holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from NED University of Engineering and Technology and later on went to do his Master of Science in Telecommunication Protocols and Computer Science from George Washington University. Prior to Facebook, Najam was General Manager of Global Networking Services at…Read More