Services

Data-capture

We help you to get and organize information from public data or different websites with scrapping.

Data-cleaning

We structure databases with information from multiple databases in multiple formats. Organization of information and standardization of variables.

Visualization apps

We create public data visualization applications so that your users can know and explore databases. We use the latest technologies in data visualization to communicate information.

Algorithms

We implement artificial intelligence algorithms to facilitate your work with data, from predictive algorithms to pattern recognition.

Web specials

We develop interactive web specials based on data. The specials have different visual components to guide your readers. See examples of our specials.

About us

Datasketch is a digital platform of investigative and data journalism. Our portal allows journalists, data scientists, social scientists and citizens in general to learn and consult on data visualizations, tools, software and in-depth research on various short-term issues. We have free data tools and different projects to bridge the gap between data and citizenship that facilitates the democratization of knowledge and a critical review of social realities based on information contrasts.

Our team

Juan Pablo Marín

Electronic engineer with a master's degree in computational statistics. Expert in data science with applications in multiple areas such as economics, hydrology and journalism.

Camila Achuri

Statistics and expert in R programming language. She has developed various applications of data visualization in mobility and open data subjects.

Juliana Galvis

Politologist and candidate for a Master in Digital Humanities. She is currently leading the development of the Who Is database, as well as supporting journalistic research and the creation of databases.

David Daza

Bachelor of Electronics. Expert in development of applications and websites with emphasis on data journalism and content management of multiple databases.

Verónica Toro

Anthropologist and researcher. Responsible for the management and organization of the data-community in Colombia and Latin America and provide support in journalistic investigations and the creation of databases.

Mariana Villamizar

Systems engineer and designer. Expert in user experience, data visualization and graphic communication. Feminist.

Contact

Last chance to submit your proposal to the Data Journalism Awards

April 12, 2016

This year comes the Data Journalism Awards  (DJA). These are the awards that for 5 years the organization Global Editors Network have been promoting. These awards have served as a reference and platform to highlight new data journalism projects with a focusing on data processing and structuring.

This year comes the Data Journalism Awards  (DJA). These are the awards that for 5 years the organization Global Editors Network have been promoting. These awards have served as a reference and platform to highlight new data journalism projects with a focusing on data processing and structuring.

Now, in its fifth year the awards will have 12 prizes for 1,000 euros each in different categories:



  • Data Visualisation of the Year (Large Newsroom)

  • Data Visualisation of the Year (Small Newsroom)

  • Investigation of the Year (Large Newsroom)

  • Investigation of the Year (Small Newsroom)

  • News Data App of the Year (Large Newsroom)

  • News Data App of the Year (Small Newsroom)

  • Data Journalism Website of the Year

  • Best Individual Portfolio

  • Open Data

  • Best Use of Data in a Breaking News Story (within first 36 hours)

  • General Excellence Award (Jury’s Choice)

  • Public Choice Award

 

Shortlisted projects will be announced publicly in Data Journalism Unconference  to be held on May 10th in New York.  The awards will be presented, as usual, at the ceremony of GEN Summit, this year in Vienna.

 

Submit your project, today is the your last chance.

Juan Pablo Marín Díaz

Juan Pablo is a data scientist. His work in computational statistics has been applied in fields like macroeconomic analysis, hydrology and data journalism.