The traditional banking system in India is struggling to meet the needs of under-served communities, including women. Fintech solutions can bridge this gap and expand financial inclusion if pursued carefully and with the right precautions.
Gamification and nudges are emerging as powerful tools to engage customers, foster sustainable financial behaviors, and promote social development.
The region needs more and better educated teachers, particularly in the area of artificial intelligence, in order to meet the needs of students in the years ahead.
Boosting female participation in digital and financial technologies through science, technology, engineering, and math education will help overcome gender biases in the workforce and business environment of Asia and the Pacific.
Climate change is hitting Asia and the Pacific hard, with many countries ill-prepared for the crisis. Yet, financial institutions stand poised to make a difference if they promote sustainable practices and receive the right support.
Technological transformation in Indonesia should take into account the different needs and opportunities of each region to avoid exacerbating development disparities. Targeted policies are needed to prepare these areas for digitization.
Large language model artificial intelligence, such as ChatGPT, Bard and others, has great potential in the world of international development. But – at least for now – it also has serious limitations.
The Internet of Things—a rapidly growing network of connected devices—can help bring financial services to those most in need.
This International Women’s Day theme of DigitALL explores the impact of the digital gender gap on widening inequalities and promotes the inclusion of women and other marginalized groups into technology. This is particularly important in the Pacific.
By removing obstacles to getting insurance, insurtech can bring more people into the financial system, accelerating social and economic development.