The key for investing in more sustainable, accessible public transportation lies in understanding how such investments have impacted people’s lives–beyond travel time savings. … [Read more...] about Investing in Urban Transport Means Improving People’s Lives
Machine Learning can help businesses organize, interpret, and use big data by extracting meaningful insights and quickly solving complex problems. It can also help guide the region’s private sector towards fully harnessing the power that data has to offer. … [Read more...] about What can Latin America and the Caribbean Expect from the Machine Learning Revolution?
Waze helps us navigate traffic and save precious time. In partnership with the IDB Group, it’s also helping to measure the impact of transport projects and solve related challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean. … [Read more...] about Here’s one example of how Big Data helps transportation in our region
Over two years ago citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, a decision which has been playing out on the global stage ever since . While the Brexit referendum unleashed a wave of uncertainty that seems to be growing as negotiations continue, other public votes such as the referendum to expand the Panama Canal, have had the opposite effect. … [Read more...] about Unleashing certainty: The catalytic effects of the Panama Canal expansion
Knowledge is increasingly seen as a key factor in promoting higher levels of productivity, competitiveness, and growth of firms. Despite this, innovation testing remains an untapped resource that can help boost private sector development in Latin America and the Caribbean. What is the best pricing scheme to maximize the demand for a product? Can technology increase the … [Read more...] about Can innovation testing help boost private sector development in Latin America and the Caribbean?