Main Concepts of the Askdata platform

The Askdata platform improves the way people interact with data

The main concepts of the platforms are:

Agent Dataset Workspace Channel NLP Pipeline Hereafter we provide a simple definition for all the concepts.


An agent is the point-of-contact between the users and the data.

  1. Dataset

A dataset is the representation of a datasource. A dataset can be a MySQL table, an Excel file of a Google Spreadsheet. The platform supports many different sources of data.

  1. Workspace

Workspace is a container for agents and related datasets. Within a workspace, datasets can be shared across different agents.

  1. Channel

A channel is how a user can consume the information. Eg. App, Web-chat or Slack

  1. NLP Pipeline

The sequence of algorithms that will process the natural language request