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 now for you to explore. Many of these datasets have visualizations already done, but we encourage you to go … [Read more...] about 4 Datasets to explore in Numbers for Development
Data analysis goes beyond the mere action of analyzing data. It encompasses, among other aspects, the steps to access the data, its preparation, and the software we choose to work with.
This tag brings together all the articles written in Abierto al Público on data analysis, including resources offered by the IDB (for example: Numbers for Development), tools and strategies for analysis, as well as initiatives and relevant information on what is happening in this regard in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Leer blogpost en español By Antonio Moneo, editor of the “Abierto al Público” blog and consultant in the Inter-American Development Bank’s Knowledge Management Division The Open Government Partnership Summit was a milestone in advancing the discussion of open data. The International Open Data Charter was formally presented at the summit, which allowed work on … [Read more...] about The Launch of the International Open Data Charter
Speed Data‐ing, a concept created by Open Data Nation, is helping to expand the use of open data in organizations, clarify doubts about publishing data publically and build or strengthen a community of open data users. Born out of Speed‐Dating as a way to match single people, Speed Data-ing provides a structured environment for those who publish and consume data to … [Read more...] about A How-to Guide for Speed Data-ing
As we mentioned in previous blogposts, there are many ways to interact with the new Inter-American Development Bank Open Data Portal, “Numbers for Development”. The portal allows you to explore, visualize and reuse over 1700 multi-sectorial indicators from 26 countries in the region collected by the Bank over more than 50 years. The following blogpost includes a step by step … [Read more...] about 5 ways to get a snapshot of a country’s key development indicators using the IDB Open Data Portal
Versión en español By Norma Palomino, Chief of Library Services at the Inter-American Development Bank As we mentioned in an earlier blogpost, 84% of the population of Latin America lives in municipalities that have open government data policies. As well as this, four nations in the region—Ecuador, Brazil, Mexico and Costa Rica—were among the 70 nations ranked for the … [Read more...] about The IDB will launch its Open Data Portal on development in Latin America and the Caribbean