CKAN Tour & Slidedeck                  Irina Bolychevsky                  Product Manager                  @shevski
The Open Knowledge FoundationA not-for-profit organisation promotingopenness in all its forms.Progress through community e...
CKANOpen source data portal software thatmakes it easy to publish, share and finddata.• Rich search and data publishing to...
Add dataset form• Unique URLs for datasets• Clear licensing• Upload or link to data
Add and edit dataset metadata through a simple userinterface, allowing you to:• add further resources/files• group and tag...
Resource editor allows you to add additional information todata files themselves:
Example dataset
Example dataset on http://dados.gov.br/
Example dataset with enabled social features (share, commentsand Related Stuff) and download counts
Numerous social and community features
Authorisation & access controlAdd and edit permissions for groups (all datasets belonging toa publisher) or by individual ...
Keyword as well as faceted search provided via webinterface and API
Search Example
Search Example
Using Faceting and tags
Several sophisticated geospatial capabilities
Geo-search - filterby location                      CKAN supports WMS                      previews, INSPIRE,             ...
CKAN resource preview can plot data on a mapusing Latitude and Longitude or GeoJSON
Extensive visualisation & data explorer functionality: • Previews for many types of data • Data API for .csv & tabular dat...
Data explorer allows filtering, editing, plotting, graphingand embedding
Resource view page - data explorer grid view
Resource view page - data explorer graph view
Stats & analytics: inbuilt + integration with Google Analytics
CKAN comes with stats on:• numbers of views• resource downloads• edits• 5 star openness ratings
Our sophisticated harvesting mechanismallows interoperability between catalogs • working on defining a standard metadata s...
CKAN is fully documented - meaning it can be easilyextended, customised and independently supported
... dozens of CKAN deployments around the world
One of the latest themed CKAN instances:
Language & MultilingualismCKAN portal interfaces areavailable in over 18languages and fullysupport internationalcharacters
Language & MultilingualismSignificant recent developments on this front.• Multilingual search• Consistant navigation and l...
CKAN Slidedeck (June2012)
CKAN Slidedeck (June2012)
CKAN Slidedeck (June2012)
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  • Open Knowledge Foundation Problem + Solution LOD2 / FP7 + PublicData.eu Built on CKAN software PublicData.eu walkthrough DataCatalogs
  • CKAN Slidedeck (June2012)

    1. 1. CKAN Tour & Slidedeck Irina Bolychevsky Product Manager @shevski
    2. 2. The Open Knowledge FoundationA not-for-profit organisation promotingopenness in all its forms.Progress through community engagement -organise events to bring people together.We have projects and partnershipsthroughout the world, especially in Europe. We build tools and communities to create, use and share open knowledge - content and data that every one can use, share and build on. Aim to improve governance, research and the economy.
    3. 3. CKANOpen source data portal software thatmakes it easy to publish, share and finddata.• Rich search and data publishing tools• Integrated data storage, processing, viewing and visualization• Geospatial metadata & search (including support for INSPIRE)• Extensible and flexible: easy to adapt, extend and integrate• Componentized structure with variety of add-ons: stats, analytics, datastore & data API, social etc• Rich restful JSON API
    4. 4. Add dataset form• Unique URLs for datasets• Clear licensing• Upload or link to data
    5. 5. Add and edit dataset metadata through a simple userinterface, allowing you to:• add further resources/files• group and tag your dataset, making it easier to find through browsing• add maintainer, source and contact details• create custom additional fields
    6. 6. Resource editor allows you to add additional information todata files themselves:
    7. 7. Example dataset
    8. 8. Example dataset on http://dados.gov.br/
    9. 9. Example dataset with enabled social features (share, commentsand Related Stuff) and download counts
    10. 10. Numerous social and community features
    11. 11. Authorisation & access controlAdd and edit permissions for groups (all datasets belonging toa publisher) or by individual dataset
    12. 12. Keyword as well as faceted search provided via webinterface and API
    13. 13. Search Example
    14. 14. Search Example
    15. 15. Using Faceting and tags
    16. 16. Several sophisticated geospatial capabilities
    17. 17. Geo-search - filterby location CKAN supports WMS previews, INSPIRE, GeoJSON
    18. 18. CKAN resource preview can plot data on a mapusing Latitude and Longitude or GeoJSON
    19. 19. Extensive visualisation & data explorer functionality: • Previews for many types of data • Data API for .csv & tabular data • Linkable URIs and ability to embed visualisations
    20. 20. Data explorer allows filtering, editing, plotting, graphingand embedding
    21. 21. Resource view page - data explorer grid view
    22. 22. Resource view page - data explorer graph view
    23. 23. Stats & analytics: inbuilt + integration with Google Analytics
    24. 24. CKAN comes with stats on:• numbers of views• resource downloads• edits• 5 star openness ratings
    25. 25. Our sophisticated harvesting mechanismallows interoperability between catalogs • working on defining a standard metadata spec • CKAN supports DCAT + Dublin Core • publicdata.eu harvests over 15 EU catalogs into one central portal
    26. 26. CKAN is fully documented - meaning it can be easilyextended, customised and independently supported
    27. 27. ... dozens of CKAN deployments around the world
    28. 28. One of the latest themed CKAN instances:
    29. 29. Language & MultilingualismCKAN portal interfaces areavailable in over 18languages and fullysupport internationalcharacters
    30. 30. Language & MultilingualismSignificant recent developments on this front.• Multilingual search• Consistant navigation and labeling of multilingual datasets• Dataset information (metadata) in multiple languages• Per dataset specification of primary language

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