The source for knowledge about publishing open data
Getting started with open data
The "getting started" courses give you the basics about open data, how to publish and how to prepare data for publication.
What is open data is and what government achieve by making data open to everyone?
CKAN is standard solution for publishing open data and is used by the big open data portals around the world.
We look at tools for analyzing and visualizing open data from several sources. Eg how to combine data from traffic with pollution.
Standards are important when publishing open data. How are Tags and Groups used to organize data so that it is simpler to find datasets?
Who is your “customer” for your open data project? How do you get your customer engaged. How do you define the KPIs for your open data project?
Working with open data in CKAN
Learn how to set up a test environment, import data from internal systems, transform data so that it is easy to use.
CKAN can be tailored and extended in many ways. We will show you how to setup Vagrant and install CKAN from source to create a local development environment.
How to create organisations, users and set up access rights in order to control who can do what with your data.
This course is about how to set up harvesters that pull data from different sources and publish them on CKAN.
Learn how to write a harvester that connects to your internal systems and publishes the data in CKAN.
Data systems like CRM, HR, and accounting are not formatted for open data use. What needs to be changed?
When data becomes pretty. Transforming columns of raw data into charts, maps, graphs that give new insights to your data.
Learn about the different viewer extensions in CKAN and advanced tools that can combine datasets and visualize data.
Working with private data in CKAN
Not all data can be open data. Sometimes you want to decide who can access your data.
Ckan can be used to share data between departments and as a common storage for data. This course is about how to set up private data and how to set access rights to the data.
Your open data portal tailored to your specific needs. With your corporate branding, look and feel it becomes a part of your internet presence.
Ckan has a templating system that makes it possible to tailor how the portal looks. So that it represents your company, city or organization.
CKAN has an API that makes it simple to access the data for developers. In this course we look at how the API works and how to create an app that display data from your CKAN portal.
A walk through of the most used and stable extensions for ckan. How to use them and what functionality they provide.
CKAN in production
A successful open data portal has many users. Entrepreneurs has created Apps that engages citizens and customers. They now all rely on your stable data portal.
We’ll go through how to set up CKAN in a production environment. In this course we install CKAN in the cloud using Docker.