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  • 13 July 2017 Dan Fowler

    Measure for Measure

    In his Open Knowledge International Tech Talk, Developer Brook Elgie describes how we are using Data Package Pipelines and Redash to gain insight into our organization in a declarative, reproducible, and easy to modify way. This post briefly introduces a newly launched internal project at...
  • This blog was originally posted on the Publish What You Fund website. Maintained, machine readable versions of the DAC and CRS code lists are now available as CSV and JSON! Here’s how Publish What You Fund and Open Knowledge made it happen… The OECD’s Development...
  • Information is everywhere. This means that there is so much we need to know at any given time, but such limited capacity and time to internalize it all. True art, therefore, lies in the ability to draw summaries adequate enough to save time and impart...
  • 27 February 2017 Adam Kariv

    Data Package Pipelines

    datapackage-pipelines is the newest part of the Frictionless Data toolchain. Originally developed through work on OpenSpending, it is a framework for defining data processing steps to generate self-describing Data Packages. OpenSpending is an open database for uploading fiscal data for countries or municipalities to better...
  • 30 November 2016 Dan Fowler

    Case Studies for Frictionless Data

    For our Frictionless Data project, we were curious to learn about some of the common issues users face when working with data. To that end, we started a Case Study series to highlight projects and organizations working with the Frictionless Data specifications and tooling in...
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