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Looking to make your data more accessible and usable, but not a data specialist? Learn more about how the ODS Academy, Opendatasoft’s learning resources platform, can help.

Lauréline Saux
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Looking to make your data more accessible and usable, but not a data specialist? Learn more about how the ODS Academy, Opendatasoft’s learning resources platform, can help.

Our technology is designed to be used by both experts and non-experts alike. It allows your teams to democratize the use of data and generate value within your internal and external ecosystems.

To help you learn about all the ways that your data can be used, we have created the Opendatasoft Academy. It features a wide range of free courses and resources to teach you about the ODS platform and help you to improve how you manage and develop your data projects, including the publication, enhancement, structuring, and visualization of data.

Sign up now and start your first course!

 

The ODS Academy was created to support all of our users, whether they produce, consume or reuse data. It aims to help everyone become self-sufficient when managing their data projects.

Our goal is to support every organization, regardless of whether they have data experts or not, empowering them to transform data into value, without needing the involvement of a data scientist.

  • Develop your data expertise to gain new insights into how to manage data across its lifecycle.
  • Learn to master the platform, step-by-step, from data preparation to data enhancement and visualization.
  • Enhance your knowledge and know-how by using your skills to build digital projects within your organization, boosting your career opportunities.

 

With the ODS Academy, you can customize your learning experience. Offering interactive courses with short lessons and quick tutorials, it provides content tailored to your objectives, your skill level, and your time.

Tip: Your progress is always saved. That means that you can start a lesson and come back to it when you want.

 

All ODS Academy courses

Find more than 20 courses covering all stages of your data use, from data collection to data publication. We offer four main topics:

  • Portal administration
  • Data management
  • Data exploration
  • Data visualization

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced, you will be able to find courses at the right level to help you progress in each of these areas.

You also have the opportunity to follow our user-based tracks that include all the courses specific to your user profile, including a data producer track and a consumer track.

 

Knowledge library

To help you to build expertise in how to better make use of your data, we provide a range of resources in a variety of formats:

  • Webinars: See what our customers have to say about how our platform has helped them.
  • Tutorial videos: Learn best practices for managing your data through these short videos.
  • Best practice tip sheets: How do you launch your open data portal? What are the methods used to select and describe your metadata? You’ll get all our best advice in these handy documents.

See all our courses and educational resources.

 

Data only delivers value when it is used effectively. That’s why we’re convinced that it is vital for those involved with data projects to share their best practices with their peers as regularly as possible.

To make this sharing process easier, we provide more than 200 examples of data experiences implemented by our customers. Find out how organizations in all sectors—from large companies to local authorities and central governments—make their data available and generate value..

View all available use cases.

Do you want to become more proficient in using our platform, or to learn new ways to enhance your data and create value within your internal and external ecosystems? Sign up now for the ODS Academy!

 

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