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Data Data Management Data Portal

A Brief Introduction to Data Portals

July 1, 2020 by Annabel van Daalen and Paul Walsh, with graphics by Monika Popova A crucial tool for any organization, data portals perform a range of functions, from providing an easily-searchable catalog of your data to enabling data visualizations and enhancement. This article is a must-read for anyone looking to unlock their data’s potential, […]

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Data Data Management DMS

Datopian Presents: Headless DMS

June 12, 2020 by Annabel van Daalen and Rufus Pollock, with graphics by Monika Popova In a previous article, we drew an analogy between CMS (that’s ‘content management system’) and DMS (‘data management system’) to show how the two software share a similar structure. Now, in this follow-up piece, we’re going to show how DMS […]

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Data Data Management DMS

As CMS is to Content, DMS is to Data

June 10, 2020 by Annabel van Daalen and Rufus Pollock, with graphics by Monika Popova You’ve heard of a content management system (CMS), but have you heard of a data management system (DMS)? In this article, we show that the two aren’t all that different. Just as many companies turn instinctively to CMSs to manage […]

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Data Data Visualisation

Escaping ‘data blindness’ with the help of data visualisation

October 6, 2016 by Frederic Dubois Opening data is one thing. Many open knowledge activists out there will cheer when seeing yet another city making some of its public interest information available to the rest of us. There is also reason to cheer, since any new open data release is a step closer to knowing […]