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Announcing New and Improved Data Management

The Koordinates team are proud to announce a major update to our platform.

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Posted by Hamish Campbell
July 25th, 2019

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Over the last twelve months, the Koordinates team have been working behind the scenes on a major update to our platform. This update, though, is to a part of Koordinates that most users never see: our Data Management application. 

Data Management (as the name suggests) is used by our customers to add, import, publish, and manage their data. Customers can also manage data sources (such as WFS and ArcGIS Rest APIs), groups, permissions, users… and quite a lot more

Old Data Management ('classic', as we sometimes call it) has served us well, but it was suffering under the weight of our ever-expanding feature set.  And while our established users could find their way around, it was difficult for new users to know where to start. 

Rather than continue to make small tweaks and improvements, we decided that Classic Data Management had reached the end of its life. We needed to start from scratch.  

New Data Management is fully responsive (you can use it on your phone or tablet) and is much easier to use, especially for those folks looking to import and manage data in Koordinates for the first time. 

It also looks rather nice. 

Why does this matter? Ultimately, we believe that better publishing workflows will enable more data to be published to the Koordinates platform—and that this will benefit everyone using the platform to find and use data. 

Crucially, these improvements also make it much easier for us to roll out some exciting new features. Watch this space for announcements on these in the months ahead. 

In the meantime, we’re going to start publishing more about our existing feature set, as there are some exciting aspects of our platform that most of our users don’t know about—such as drafts, sources, metadata support, and more. 

If you have geospatial data that you’d like to publish, share, manage, or use to build geospatial applications, then sign up for a free trial, and you can try out new Data Management for yourself.