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Questions tagged [best-practice]
Best-practice questions generally involve a short guide or tutorial related to an outstanding example of the use or implementation of Open Data principles or practices.
What would be the most useful way to display data provenance on an open data site? Overarching statements on the site seem to be limited in that amongst many datasets, at least some will likely have ...
May 22, 2013 at 0:40
Different data portals from different countries treat feedback about datasets (i.e., errors, annotations, comments) differently, but none seems to consider feedback towards the citizens.
Are there ...
May 21, 2013 at 23:02
Clearly, government agencies should default to observing the broader trends of API producers but are there particular best practices that a government API should follow?
(Disclaimer - I am the Sr. ...
May 16, 2013 at 4:51
In the past, I have released data as zipped Shapefiles (for the professional GIS crowd) and KML/KMZ (viewable by anyone using Google Earth). Are there other formats that would be especially helpful?
May 13, 2013 at 4:12
I work with a a couple of small non-profit genealogical and historical groups and we are interested in releasing some of the datasets we've compiled over the years as open data. This information is ...
May 12, 2013 at 23:38
We publish most of our machine-readable open data in CSV format.
What are best practices and/or standards to publish data dictionaries (e.g. definitions of columns in CSV files including human-...
May 9, 2013 at 17:14
What's the best practice of extracting tables from a large number of PDF, which may be formatted differently?
For example, I have a series of PDFs like this one, and I would like to extract the ...
May 9, 2013 at 9:00
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