Entrepreneurs are experts at mobilizing quickly and turning challenges into opportunities. In the context of the pandemic, the IDB Lab carried out a regional mapping exercise to visualize the solutions that are emerging from this network. This open data, presented with an intuitive interface, serves to facilitate collaborations, scale robust concepts, and highlight the capacity … [Read more...] about The visible ally: open data about the network of entrepreneurs responding to COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean
Julien Collaer, Data Scientist @IDB Lab and passionate about open source. Bio-engineer from the University of Liège (Belgium), master GIS University of Girona (Spain) and Professional Certificate in Data Science (Georgetown University, US). 15 years of experience in IT, Data and GIS. Self-taught, I play and code since forever. I particularly enjoy working and promoting all open source and open data technologies and initiatives. I have been working at the IDB Lab for almost a year with the conviction that the open source sharing of data and technologies is one of the pillars to promote and escalate the economic development of our projects.