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


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.


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.


This is the #ddj dictionary you've been looking for

May 10, 2017

Navigating the field of data journalism might be hard for those who are just entering the hard relationship between data, storytelling and programming.


Navigating the field of data journalism might be hard for those who are just entering the hard relationship between data, storytelling and programming.

That is why Journocode has developed and interactive dictionary that allows you get familiar with the different concepts and tools that are fundamental for the development of the journalistic  activity.

Speak the language is fundamental in order to collaborate with others and knowing which words to type into a search engine is the first step to learning new things.

The dictionary aims to explain technical terms from fields like programming, web development, statistics, and graphics design in a way that every journalist and beginner can understand them.

By doing this, Journocode tries to close the gap between journalism and data sciences.


You can browse the data dictionary here.


Data team

Colombia falls 8 places in GODI

May 03, 2017
Colombia falls 8 places in GODI