Introduction to the Core Public Service Vocabulary Application Profile (CPSV-AP)

A few hours

Course details

What is CPSV-AP ? Why should I use it ? How can I use it ? These are the key questions the participants will be expected to answer after completing this course. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the CPSV-AP specification and understand what benefits can be derived from its implementation. At the end of this course, participants will be able to facilitate the implementation of CPSV-AP via the main theoretical concepts conveyed throughout the course but also to be able to apply them into practice, thanks to the exercises and tests provided in the course.

Target audience

This course is mainly intended for analysts who are interested in expanding their knowledge of CPSV-AP. The analyst as is in charge of translating business needs and requirements into data and information requirements used by the IT systems and applications, relying on the information conveyed between business leaders  and IT developers. Therefore, an analyst must be able to understand the strategic challenges of an idea while simultaneously understanding the technical principles related to the development of a solution.The course is therefore presenting 3 main concepts: interoperability, Linked Data and the RDF standard. Prior knowledge in any of these concepts is a plus, but not mandatory.

Learning objectives

At the end of this module, the participant is expected to be able to: 

  • understand what CPSV-AP is; 
  • understand the benefits of using CPSV-AP as well as the concepts of interoperability and Linked Data; 
  • read and interpret an RDF file and the different concepts that compose it; 
  • read and interpret CPSV-AP specification; 
  • structure basic public services according to CPSV-AP;
  • be able to support the implementation of CPSV-AP.

Offered by

This content is offered by the European Commission. The European Commission is the European Union's politically independent executive arm. It is alone responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation, and it implements the decisions of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.

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  1. 1. Course structure
  2. 2. Introduction
  3. 3. Prerequisites for mastering CPSV-AP
  4. 4. What is the Core Public Service Vocabulary Application Profile (CPSV-AP)?
  5. 5. Benefits of using CPSV-AP
  6. 6. CPSV-AP walkthrough
  7. 7. Modelling data with CPSV-AP
  8. 8. Mapping existing data with CPSV-AP
  9. 9. Implementation guidelines
  10. 10. Building a catalogue of services
  11. 11. Final assessment
  12. Congratulations!
  13. List of useful resources