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American bank development and the government of Spain exchanged open software repositories

14 December 2018

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Las herramientas pueden ser adaptadas y reutilizadas gratuitamente por gobiernos e instituciones

The Inter-American Development Bank (BID) and the government of Spain, through its center of technology transfer (CTT), have established a partnership for the federation of your repositories of digital tools open so that governments and organizations latin america and Caribbean and Europa can benefit from the supply of both institutions, adapting and reusing the respective codes to solve problems of development and meet needs of people and communities.

Each year, governments around the world spend many resources in software licenses and other digital tools to promote smart cities, simplify administrative procedures, improve mechanisms for prosecution, mitigate climate change impacts, strengthening health care, among other areas of development. If these tools are open to be shared and adapted to new uses, governments and organizations could achieve huge savings and economies of scale. With the alliance, both institutions are going to enhance the scope of codes available in their platforms.

Since the BID, the platform for development Code (Opens in new window) es parte de su estrategia de promoción de la apertura del conocimiento para mejorar vidas en la región, y actúa como un bróker, donde se pueden bajar el código fuente para su utilización, así como aportar código fuente para que otros puedan beneficiarse.

Among several tools available, are HydroBID (Opens in new window) , un sistema para simular escenarios de recursos hídricos de distintas cuencas de la región, y Massive change detection (Opens in new window) that through the implementation of artificial intelligence on satellite images, helps local governments to updating land registers.

“El software y las herramientas digitales son fundamentales para diseñar, implementar y evaluar proyectos y programas. Estamos ofreciendo una ventana abierta a los desarrolladores de la plataforma de España, enriqueciendo nuestra oferta con más opciones para los países de la región, y promoviendo los desarrolladores de nuestra plataforma hacia Europa”, dijo Karen Mokate, Jefa de la División de Conocimiento del BID.

Collaboration between both institutions will be two-way. On the one hand, federated search engine del Centro de Transferencia de Tecnología (CTT) permitirá que los usuarios del CTT tengan conocimiento y acceso a las soluciones ofrecidas por el BID.

On the other hand, the BID shall be incorporated into its catalogue of digital solutions open the solutions developed by the Spanish public administrations that may be more useful in the context of Latin America. Among the first built-in tools are the following:

  • CONSUL desarrollada por el Ayuntamiento de Madrid, que ayuda a gobiernos a desarrollar consultas a la población vía móvil.
  • The the client @firma suite developed by the government of Spain for use by any Public Administration allows implement authentication and advanced electronic signature quickly and effectively.
  • Archive provides the necessary tools for the creation of a system of administration and management multidepartmental File centres, as well as the integration into Archive of the corresponding consuming applications and the management of documents and electronic records referred by the same.
  • INSIDE allows fully electronic document management of documents of management alive in the file as a prelude to the final archiving of the documentation in an interoperable format and lasting.
  • LOGIN is a modular platform that integrates three main components: a sede-e; a complete manager for the electronic processing of files starting at the headquarters; and a tool for their administration and configuration, which includes a content manager headquarters and an editor of forms of their own.

On the BID

The American Bank of development aims to improve lives. Founded in 1959, the BID is one of the main sources of long-term funding for economic development, social and institutional Latin america and Caribbean. The BID also conducts research projects edge and offers advice on policies, technical assistance and training to public and private customers throughout the region.

On the CTT

The Technology transfer centre aims to promote the reuse of solutions for all the Spanish public administrations. In the directory solutions of the CTT it is possible to find more than 300 reusable solutions advocated since the Spanish public administrations still possible to find developments open source, common services, services in cloud and assets semantic

The CTT is the answer to Article 158 of law 40 / 2015, 1 October, of Legal Regime of the public Sector, and Article 17 of the Royal Decree 4 / 2010, of January 8th, that regulates the schema national of Interoperability in the field of E-government.

Publication at the BID (Opens in new window) .

  • Technology transfer centre
  • Administrative cooperation
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