Colectica Unveils New Version of Data Documentation Software Using Open Standards Metadata

The new release of Colectica provides the most stable, accurate, standards compliant, and enterprise ready data documentation software available. The additions and updates found in Colectica 4.1 are based on user feedback from the hundreds of daily Colectica users from countries across the world.

Colectica today announced the availability of Colectica 4.1, the latest enhancement to the world's most popular data documentation software based on open standards metadata from the Data Documentation Initiative. The maintenance release builds on previous versions by adding new features such as Oracle database support, a new survey designer interface, and fine grained repository selection.

In addition to the new features, Colectica 4.1 contains hundreds of usability improvements. These improvements range from additional drag and drop support to improved repository synchronization workflows. These new features and improvements allow customers and partners to reduce cost and complexity, eliminate business risk and protect and maximize return on their existing and future Colectica software investments.

"We are happy to continue refining the data documentation software our customers have come to depend on," said Dan Smith, a partner at Colectica. "We are committed to providing our customers with the most stable and accurate software for metadata management, and to continue to enhance the software and add requested features."

The most stable, accurate, standards compliant, and enterprise ready data documentation software available

Dan Smith, Partner at Colectica

Updates to Colectica Reader and Colectica for Excel, free software for data documentation, are also available to the general public.

The Colectica spring 2013 maintenance release, version 4.1, is available now for both software evaluation and to current customers. If you would like to try Colectica free of charge please request a Colectica evaluation. Colectica consists of several software tools. Colectica Designer enables documenting of survey methodologies, survey instruments, questions, variables, and datasets. Colectica Repository manages changes to the documentation and allows multiple people and groups to work together. Colectica Portal allows for publication of this documentation on the web. All of these products use Open Standards to allow for interoperability with other tools. Colectica products, training on Open Standards, and customized software solutions are available through

About Colectica

Launched in 2010, Colectica® is the fastest way to design, document, and publish statistical research using Open Data standards. The Colectica Platform is an ideal solution for statistical agencies, survey research groups, public opinion research, data archivists, and other data centric collection operations that are looking to increase the expressiveness and longevity of the data collected through standards based metadata documentation. The company offers a range of highly specific products and services designed to give power to people through easy integration and access to data.


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