New Data Shows the Impacts of the Pandemic on Caribbean Businesses
The Caribbean region has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic, with a deeper economic contraction than Latin America as a whole. The impact has been worse for women-owned/led firms and smaller firms, and supply chain disruptions have significantly affected firm performance.
Here’s one example of how Big Data helps transportation in our region
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.
Unleashing certainty: The catalytic effects of the Panama Canal expansion
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.
Shedding Light on the Debate on Electric Cars and the Environment
The development of electromobility is essential to reduce transport emissions, as expressed in the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Investing in Urban Transport Means Improving People’s Lives
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.
What can Latin America and the Caribbean Expect from the Machine Learning Revolution?
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.