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Understanding user needs and the development of the portal infrastructure and features

Understanding user needs and the development of the portal infrastructure and features

This course focuses on how to assess what users need from an open data portal.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand what people need from the Portal
  • Understand how these needs change over time
  • Understand how to involve users more directly in the design and development work.
Format
Reading
Theme
Impact
Technology

Reading

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.