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Questions tagged [data-portal]

For questions about data portals, data catalogs, data hubs, and related software tools.

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Frequency of professions in cities data

I would like to know, is there any database out there, that will list, given a country and city, a list of professions followed by number of people working in that profession, to any degree of detail. ...
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Seeking source of curated/cleansed data for 2016 Canadian Census?

I am working with open data sources and the 2016 Canadian Census is of great interest to me. The Canadian Statistics website provides boundary files, which work great, and some aggregated census data, ...
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Looking for customer service chat dataset

I am looking for specific customer support chat dataset or question answers dataset, for example network support, hardware, software support, ticket remedy chats etc. I need to mine the data for ...
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Open Data platform from scratch [closed]

I am doing research on how to build an open data platform with a web portal and a REST interface without relying on a turnkey solution. I found different solutions: CKAN, Socrata, OpenDataSoft and ...
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Save Scraped Data to an Open Database

I want to scrape data periodically from a website and save it to a database that's should be readable by everybody. I thought about using a Google Docs Spreadsheet but the overall API management (...
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Has CKAN been used as a data portal for any Open Science initiatives by an academic institution?

CKAN is the leading data portal solution, and is typically used by governments and their agencies. I am wondering if this software has been used by scientific institutions and universities for Open ...
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What are examples of open data platforms for government, with support for Arabic language?

I would like to know which platforms can be used in government for open data access and customizable and support Arabic language.
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Why does inventory.data.gov exist?

I've just started exploring the world of open data and towards that aim I've been looking the data sets on catalog.data.gov and inventory.data.gov. What I'm struggling to understand is the purpose of ...
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Combining (aggregating) county data

For a research, we are using county level data for fatal car accidents. However, this data is very sparse for counties with small populations. I would like to know if there is a guideline for merging (...
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

With no disrespect to our fellow data scientists over "the pond", one major problem from the rest of the world's point of view with questions like Publicly Available Datasets is the American focus of ...
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Guide to open data for beginners

Is there a guide or an introduction of some sorts to open data, indicating to a beginner how and where he or she should go about trying to find interesting datasets?
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Journalism examples using officials public data portals? [closed]

I'm living in Europe. For researches purposes, I'm trying to gather news articles explicitly using data from officials portals as data.gov.uk for instance. Please consider this, however: The data ...
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Where to publish aggregations of government data? [duplicate]

I'm working on a few projects that aggregate data from different government sources (for example tree inventories from different local councils). I publish a map of the data, but it would make sense ...
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Format for exchanging open data catalogs

There are a number of catalogs of open data portals out there. Like many well intended efforts, many of them go stale for long periods of time or altogether. One way to combat this problem is to have ...
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Search CSW for opendata without using an anytext filter? [closed]

An "AnyText" filter for "%opendata%" takes over 300 seconds so proxy closes my connection. An "apiso:KeywordType" filter for "%opendata%" gives 0 results which makes sense because I do not what the ...
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Involvement of central statistics bureau with national open data portal

Although this is a very subjective question as each national government has quite a different setup. However, in general, are there any patterns or working models involving statistics bureaus having a ...
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Difference(s) Between Datahub.io and CKAN

datahub.io is powered by CKAN, and as far as I can tell, seems like a watered down flavor, perhaps for a certain user base. The about page isn't very helpful..does anyone know the exact differences ...
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Crowdsourcing Data Submission

I have been thinking about how it would be possible to crowdsource the collection of information. There are already many data sources, but often for the desired application the data is incomplete and ...
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How to publish real-time open data

I'd want to publish some "real-time" data, i.e. my FV panel energy production, on a server. Which is the best way of cataloguing the data and make it available? Energy is just an example, say that I ...
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How should governments build community around their datasets?

The likes of data.gov.uk and data.gov are keen to build a community around their data. How should that best be done? The main aim is to create a feedback loop, encouraging use of the data and release ...
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A database of open databases?

While there are many open databases available, is there a database or the project that would contain the information of such databases? In other words, is there an open meta-database of open ...
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Are there any international non-governmental data aggregators?

We are probably all familiar with Manyeyes and google public data explorer but those are always based on governmental Statistics bureau or OECD data. Are there any projects to aggregate data that is ...
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Cost of ownership - CKAN for city/local government or small federal agency

What is average cost/effort to launch CKAN instance and what are operational expenses to maintain it going forward? (Assuming small size government with limited IT resources)