While SpatialKey users are mostly self-taught, it’s sometimes helpful to step through some training resources to ensure you are using SpatialKey to it’s fullest capacity. I guarantee that you will learn something new (if not many things) from this training walkthrough. If you ever need any clarification on anything, don’t hesitate to ask us!
This training guide is broken into a few different sections. We think that its important to take SpatialKey in doses… there is a lot of features in SpatialKey and sometimes trying to learn it all at once can be overwhelming. To master all that SpatialKey has to offer, start with the first section below, then after you have mastered importing some basic data and visualizing it in dashboards, move on to the next section. Everything is provided here so you can move as quickly as your would like. You are in control, enjoy!
Section 1: Taking your first few steps
Let’s take a few basic steps together in this first training section. By the end of this training section, you’ll be able to comfortably navigate through the SpatialKey interface and share datasets that you’ve imported and dashboards that you’ve created with others in your organization. Let’s go >>
Section 2: All of the ways to import data
You’ve walked through some simple import workflows, now let’s look at all of the different options that we breezed by in the first training section. This section spans various beginner topic as well as some advanced topics so pick and choose from them as you need. Let’s go >>
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Advanced Training: Importing data
If you are ready for the most advanced import topics, check out this training section. It’s good to know that these advanced import methods are available, even if you don’t end up putting them into practice yourself.
Defining field types in headers
This one is a time saver! Instead of identifying the column types during the step in the Data Upload Wizard, you can provide data types in the .csv file headers. Learn more >>
Finding data in the Data Mart
If enabled for your organization, the Data Mart is a great resource for finding interesting data that can enhance your analytics in SpatialKey. Once you find what you are looking for, it’s a simple step to import it into your organization. Learn more >>
Use the API to import data
SpatialKey supports a variety of APIs to help our systems talk to your systems. We even have a version of the Data Management API that doesn’t require any programming knowledge to use! Contact us for more information on SpatialKey’s APIs.