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Open Data Resource Pack

Published: 17 Aug 2015

This Open Data Resource Pack is intended to help public authorities throughout Scotland develop and implement their own plans for open data.

Open Data Resource Pack
4. Overview of the Open Data Process

4. Overview of the Open Data Process

The open data process is not static. It is a continuous process that you will go through many times as your open data work develops. For ease the process has been described in 5 steps. In reality the process is not linear and you will likely do a few of these steps in combination.

Overview of the Open Data Process - flow chart

Step 1: Start with a plan

Step 2: Select your data

Step 3: Create a dataset

Step 4: Publish

Step 5: Maintain