5 min. read. In today’s world, we face many challenges such as climate change, the spread of infectious diseases, and global inequality. If we want to effectively tackle these complex issues, we need to be able to discover relevant research and to build on each other’s knowledge. But this much-needed collaboration is currently at stake due to a crisis in discoverability. … [Read more...] about Open Knowledge Maps: A visual interface to the world‘s scientific knowledge
This tag brings together all the articles written in Abierto al Público that contain actionable resources, which means that the readers will be able to use the content of the article and/or the tools that are shared in it at any time and without any intervention or outside help.
6 min. read. This article presents a proposal for an Open Knowledge Maturity Model to help navigate the criteria, challenges and decisions needed to effectively leverage an organization’s external knowledge sources and share internal knowledge at scale. In general, a maturity model can be very helpful in guiding the actions or an organization, government, or company towards … [Read more...] about An Open Knowledge Maturity Model: 5 Essential Facets to Guide You to the Next Level
How topic modeling helped us restructure the blog Abierto al Público and increase our search visibility When it comes to knowledge management, and in the case of open knowledge in particular, the main challenge is arguably no longer about a lack of information. For those with access to it, the Internet has the potential to connect us … [Read more...] about Applying topic modeling to knowledge management online
Code for Development is the IDB Group's effort to catalog open-source software that meets the needs of governments and citizens. As we celebrate the accomplishments of its third year, the world is now a very different place. Facing a worldwide pandemic has emphasized the magnitude of many development challenges, and highlights the urgency of the changes necessary to meet them. … [Read more...] about Code for Development: three years of open-source solutions without borders
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, … [Read more...] about The visible ally: open data about the network of entrepreneurs responding to COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean