Case Study Open Data ScottishCitiesAlliance

Scottish Cities Alliance progressing towards Smart Cities with Datopian

May 5, 2020 by Audrey Lobo-Pulo As the Scottish Cities Alliance invest in new technologies to create ‘Scotland’s eighth city – the smart city’ to accelerate and transform service delivery, Datopian’s open source, collaborative and custom developed modules made it a top choice for future projects. Established in 2011, the Scottish Cities Alliance is a […]

COVID-19 Open Data

How Open Data can help build Resilient Communities

April 29, 2020 by Audrey Lobo-Pulo, Gift Egwuenu As open data continues to play a pivotal role in supporting the response to the covid-19 crisis, Datopian spoke with Open Data NZ’s, Paul Stone, on the extraordinary work they’re doing in supporting open data to address real world challenges. Audrey: Welcome Paul, it’s great to have […]


Release: Subscribe to CKAN datasets

April 28, 2020 by Irio Musskopf We are releasing a new service where people can get notified when datasets change. We believe we can build better products through collaboration. Following past examples, we are now open-sourcing a new project: Data Subscriptions. With Data Subscriptions, you can deploy CKAN instances and allow users to get notified […]

Data Land

Once upon a time in data land … more and more organizations had more and more data

April 23, 2020 by Rufus Pollock Once upon a time, more and more organizations such as enterprises, governments, and NGOs had more and more data from more and more sources, both internal and external. They knew (or felt) that it must be valuable … if only they could work out how to unlock that value. […]


So you want to join a Covid-19 Data Hackathon?

April 21, 2020 by Audrey Lobo-Pulo, Anuar Ustayev, Gift Egwuenu The call for action to respond to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has led many public groups and private organisations on a quest to find new approaches or solutions in dealing with this urgent problem. However, amongst the many challenges faced, the interpretation of data-driven insights […]

Case Study Datopian Energinet Open Data

Energinet sees a Green Energy Future alongside Datopian

April 7, 2020 by Audrey Lobo-Pulo, Gift Egwuenu Energinet is preparing for a new future of renewable energy using integrated open energy data on a CKAN platform in collaboration with Datopian. # “What we like about Datopian is that they just know what needs to be done. They understand our needs and we have a […]

CKAN Data Management Frictionless Data

Announcing Frictionless Data Joint Stewardship

March 31, 2020 by Paul Walsh Our colleagues at the Open Knowledge Foundation announced the Joint Stewardship of Frictionless Data in December 2019. Some of that announcement post is below, and I also wanted to give some more context on this and how it relates to our work at Datopian going forward. Several of us […]

Datopian Remote Work

Tips on Remote Working: How we do it at Datopian!

March 24, 2020 by Audrey Lobo-Pulo and Gift Egwuenu In this article, we share our tips (and traps to avoid!) on working seamlessly in a remote-working setup. While many governments and organisations are suddenly facing new challenges in transitioning to working remotely, we at Datopian[1] have always been a remote-first organisation. Working remotely might be […]

Datopian team

Joining the Frictionless Data Team

March 20, 2020 by Gift Egwuenu Hi there, My name is Gift Egwuenu and I’m super excited to share I joined Datopian as a Frontend Developer and Developer Evangelist! 🎉 Frictionless Data is an open-source toolkit that brings simplicity and grace to the data experience. We want every Data Engineer or Data Scientist to know […]

COVID-19 Datopian

Datopian and COVID-19

March 19, 2020 by Paul Walsh We know many people and organizations around the world are experiencing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We wanted to reach out to our partners and clients to assure you of Datopian’s work capacity and business continuity – as a remote-first organization we are fortunate to be well structured […]