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Public administration


Asset Description Metadata Schema (ADMS)

Used to describe semantic assets, defined as highly reusable metadata (for example: XML schemata, generic data models) and reference data (for example: code lists, taxonomies, dictionaries, vocabularies) that are used for eGovernment system development.



Tool which utilizes the DCAT standard. CKAN is a powerful data management system that makes data accessible – by providing tools to streamline publishing, sharing, finding and using data.

CKAN is aimed at data publishers (national and regional governments, companies and organizations) wanting to make their data open and available. Portals that use CKAN include and The United States uses a version of CKAN wrapped up as the Open Government Platform.


DdiEditor is a DDI-Lifecycle Editing Framework developed by the DDA - Danish Data Archive.

Metadata standards

DCAT - Data Catalog Vocabulary

DCAT is an RDF vocabulary designed to facilitate interoperability between data catalogs published on the Web.