[ckan-discuss] Article about DGU

Irina Bolychevsky irina.bolychevsky at okfn.org
Wed Aug 1 16:04:28 BST 2012

Data schemas!

I think data quality and the value of the data that get released is still
an issue.

Thanks for the article :)

On 1 August 2012 11:54, Adrià Mercader <amercadero at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Here is a really interesting article about data.gov.uk and the value
> of the data it contains:
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19065913
> "The government estimates four out of five people who visit its
> data.gov.uk website do so without accessing any links to data."
> This is of course caused by several factors, but I wonder what can be
> improved on the CKAN front (UI, UX, visualizations, etc.)
> (BTW I also think that just pure downloads isn't a good metric of the
> impact DGU has had)
> Adrià
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