Leer blogpost en español By Diego Taborga from the Knowledge and Learning Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank Who doesn’t like a good story? I recently read an article from Paul Zak for the Harvard Business Review, called “Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling”. In the article he describes how character driven stories were able to release higher doses of a … [Read more...] about 6 Steps to Data Storytelling
Leer blogpost en español By Maurice McNaughton, Director of the Centre of Excellence for IT-enabled Innovation at the Mona School of Business & Management, UWI Tourism is a vital economic activity, and a significant contributor to employment and GDP for most of the predominantly small island developing states (SIDS) in the Caribbean, which is widely regarded as the most … [Read more...] about How Open Data can improve tourism in the Caribbean
Leer el blogpost en español By Carmine Paolo De Salvo, Rachel Boyce, Ivette Fis de Melo from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Latin America and the Caribbean contribute 11% of the value of world food production and possess 24% of the arable land in the world. Open data is a powerful source of information that can help in making decisions and formulating policies to … [Read more...] about How does open data help the agricultural sector?
Leer blogpost en Español By Rodrigo Calloni, of the Felipe Herrera Library at the Inter-American Development Bank Happy Open Data Day! All over the world this Saturday, March 5th, people will be celebrating another iteration of the largest hackathon on Earth. Here at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), we’re celebrating the occasion by launching three special … [Read more...] about 3 new ways to explore the IDB’s Open Data Portal
Leer blogpost en español By Alyson Williams, from the Felipe Herrera Library at the Inter-American Development Bank Since the launch of the open data portal, Numbers for Development, the number of unique datasets created and compiled by IDB specialists in the Specialized Dataset section has been growing. This post will highlight four datasets of interest that are available … [Read more...] about 4 Datasets to explore in Numbers for Development