The Ministry of Economy announced the launch of the digital project Data Mexico, a public mega platform that will concentrate data of the country and that will allow knowing the economic status of Mexico.
The platform has the collaboration of Mexicans and Americans Thinking Together (MATT) and Datawheel; it will not require a budget item, although it does require the participation of officials to assist in the development of the same. Its first public version will be operational in January 2020.
Data Mexico consists of a three-year collaboration between the Ministry of Economy, MATT, and Datawheel for the creation of a digital tool for data analysis and visualization, the promotion of technical and scientific capacities in the use of data for decision making, and the diffusion of technological tools.
"This public and open source digital platform will find users among public officials from the three levels of government, businessmen, academics and civil society organizations," said Márquez, at the event, held at the Ministry of Economy's headquarters.
Another component of Data Mexico is the creation of a research node, where, jointly, academia, the private sector, and society in general use this tool and the new tools that Data Science has generated to formulate the most important questions pressing on the economic development of Mexico and provide the answers to build the foundations of prosperity and welfare of the country.