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Open data platforms

Open data platforms

This course helps you get a better understanding of open data platforms.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the definition and the importance of open data platforms
  • Learn about the future of open data portals
Format
Webinar
Reading
E-learning
Videos
Theme
Technology

Webinar

The webinar series "Future of Open Data Portals" consists of eight 1-hour webinars and is organised by the European Data Portal, with contributions from the Open Data Institute. The series covers topics such as open data publishing, searching, and ecosystems, and contains current best practices, experience and opportunities for collective action to ensure open data portals remain relevant and useful for the community they serve.

Materials available at: https://european-data-portal.gitlab.io/future-open-data-portals/

Recordings of the webinars are included under "Videos" below.

Reading

The future of open data portals

Estimated reading time:
1h
Language:
English
In this report, ten ways in which open data portals must evolve to ensure sustainability and added value are presented.

Characterising dataset search on the European data portal

Estimated reading time:
2h
Language:
English
This study observes two years of European Data Portal search and interaction logs and provides directions for further development derived from user search behaviour.

Understanding data supply and demand on the European data portal

Estimated reading time:
1.5h
Language:
English
This report provides a detailed analysis of the relationship between supply and demand of datasets on the European Data Portal. The report consists of two parts, i.e. an initial study of dataset search through the lens of the digital traces collected via web analytics tools, and a deep-dive into supply and demand for COVID-19 data and into the impact of auxiliary content such as data stories, topical articles, and promotion campaigns on search behaviour.

E-learning

Open data platforms

Duration:
0.2h
Language:
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Swedish