Effective data management is crucial for public administrations, who collect large amounts of diverse data on a daily basis. They differ from other data-collecting organizations in the sense that the data they produce arguably can have more impact outside of the organisation than it can inside it. Open data, i.e. the provision of administrative data […]
Datopian has launched a new CKAN feature that allows users to subscribe to datasets. This is an opt-in feature that sends users an email notification when a dataset to which they are subscribed is changed or updated. Let’s take a look at the feature in more detail.
Istanbul, one of the largest cities in Europe, has launched its Open Data Portal powered by CKAN. The initial announcement was made by Mayor Imamoglu on January 18th, 2020.
CKAN has a huge Extension library. Being open source, its extensions are contributed by the CKAN community worldwide and are all available on GitHub. Some of the extensions are aimed at simplifying the work with massive datasets, and the Climate Tagger developed by the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) and the Renewable Energy and […]
Denis Zgonjanin recently shared the following update on two new extensions via the CKAN Dev mail list. If you are working on CKAN extensions and would like to share details with other developers then post your updates via the mail list. We’ll always look at promoting the great work of community contributions via this blog […]
Over the last few years CKAN has seen impressive growth in technology, uptake, number of deployments and in the vendor and developer communities. It is now the basis of dozens of major sites around the world, including national data portals in the UK, US, Canada, Brazil, Australia, Germany, Austria and Norway. Once, almost all core […]
Now that CKAN 2.0 is out, what should the next direction be for CKAN? New features, easier customisation, more data previews, UI tweaks… we’ve had plenty of ideas and suggestions, and we’d like you, the CKAN community, to help shape the direction and future of CKAN. So, we’ve created a public CKAN Roadmap using Trello! […]
Along with our release of CKAN 2.0, we have been building simple methods for faster deployment. Our intention is to get you up and running quickly and easily. VM Depot is “a community-driven catalog of preconfigured operating systems, applications, and development stacks that can easily be deployed on Windows Azure.” You will find a straightforward […]
Today, we are excited to announce that our work with the US Federal Government (data.gov) has gone live at catalog.data.gov! You can also read the announcement from the data.gov blog with their description of the new catalog. The Open Knowledge Foundation’s Services team, which deploys CKAN, have been working hard on a new unified catalog […]
Today we have released version 1.4.1 of CKAN, which includes an important refactor to make it simpler to create custom package editing forms – see more about this exciting feature below. There are also a selection of minor improvements, for instance adding ‘nofollow’ to reduce link spam. Changelog v1.4.1 2011-06-27 Major: Refactor Web interface (including ‘package […]
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