March 2018 Data Snapshot
This is e-news about data.iowa.gov - the portal where citizens can access public data. It provides relevant news from past month, highlights data published by others, gives you stats about the portal, and provides information on content published as of March 31, 2018.
The following table highlights recent news regarding data.iowa.gov and open data.
|02/26/2018||Socrata: The Story of Open Data|
|03/07/2018||DOM: New Chart Aggregation Options, Scalable Axis and Configurable Flyouts|
|03/08/2018||Government Technology: Are Open Data Efforts Working?|
|03/26/2018||DOM: Metadata Reviews|
Open Data Portal Statistics
Statistics provided are from the beginning of the reported fiscal year (starting on July 1) through the date listed.
|Statistic||FY 2017 as of 3/31/2017||FY 2018 as of 3/31/2018||% Change||Definitions|
|Users||31,040||52,472||69.05%||Number of individuals for the fiscal year who have had one or more sessions from the preceeding July 1 to date listed.|
|Sessions||42,167||70,729||67.74%||Number of times a user was actively engaged with the website during the fiscal year from the preceeding July 1 to date listed.|
|Returning Sessions||11,408||19,340||69.53%||Number of sessions associated with a user who returned to the website during the fiscal year from the preceeding July 1 to date listed.|
|Sessions > 60 sec||11,042||17,280||56.49%||Number of sessions for the fiscal year from the preceeding July 1 to date listed where the duration exceeded 60 seconds.|
|Sessions > 2 Pages||15,452||27,195||76.00%||Number of sessions for fiscal year from the preceeding July 1 to date listed where the user visited more than two pages.|
|Pageviews||171,629||272,384||58.71%||The total number of pages viewed for the fiscal year from the preceding July 1 to date listed. Repeated views of a single page are counted.|
Monthly Top Five
The following table ranks the content that have been viewed and downloaded the most this past month across all of data.iowa.gov. It also ranks terms that have been searched the most.
Portal Public Content
The content (e.g. datasets, maps, charts, etc.) provide resources users are looking for when they visit data.iowa.gov. The greater quantity and wider variety content we publish on the site, the greater the site's usefulness becomes. The portal totals provided below represent those owned by all state staff with a user role on the site.
|Content Type||Portal Total||Definitions|
|Datasets||196||Datasets are collections of related data presented in tabular format.|
|Geospatial Datasets||330||Geospatial datasets are connections to GIS web service endpoints, or shapefiles that have been imported. Geospatial datasets will have corresponding map views on the portal.|
|External References||213||External references are links to public databases or applications offering citizens a way to explore and understand information.|
|Derived Views||536||Derived views are summarized views of data based on an underlying dataset. They can be charts, maps or other filtered views to help make the data more understandable.|
Non-elected Executive Branch Agencies without public published data (i.e. datasets and geospatial datasets):
- Iowa Civil Rights Commission
- Banking, Division of (Commerce)
- Drug Control Policy, Office of
- State Public Defender, Office of
- Public Defense, Department of
- Homeland Security and Emergency Management
- Public Employment Relations Board
- Public Information Board
- Veterans Affairs, Department of
New Content Counts
The table below summarizes new content that has been published on data.iowa.gov within the last 30 days by agency and content type.
|Administrative Services, Department of||Derived Views||1|
|Aging, Department on||Derived Views||1|
|Iowa Economic Development Authority||Datasets||2|
|Iowa Finance Authority||Datasets||4|
|Public Health, Department of||External References||1|
Datasets Past Due for Update
The table below summarizes the number of datasets by agency that are more than 30 days past due for an update.
|Blind, Department for the||2|
|Credit Union, Division of (Commerce)||1|
|Education, Department of||1|
|Iowa Finance Authority||1|
|Iowa Veterans Home||1|
|Management, Department of||3|
|Revenue, Department of||2|
|Transportation, Department of||1|
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