DSW Compared to Other DMP Tools

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Template Selection
Limited
Detailed Export Settings
Limited
Limited
Template Creation
Limited
Limited
Template Styling
Limited
Unknown
Limited
Limited
Project Phases
Unknown
Limited
Suitable for Worldwide Use
Limited
Limited
Limited
Various Sharing Options
Limited
Limited
Limited
Limited
Limited
Limited
Machine-Actionability
Limited
Limited
Limited
Limited
Limited
FAIR Metrics Information
Limited
TODOs
Unknown
Live Collaboration
Languages
(other than English)
Limited
Funder Templates Provided
Limited
Limited
Limited

Information relevant to Semptember of 2020.

Template Selection

One of the key needs is the possibility to choose a questionnaire template from an existing list of templates. These templates can be both well-known templates of important funders and templates created for specific situations and projects.

Detailed Export Settings

“The more languages you speak, the more times you are human.” Or the less known equivalent of this valid for Data Stewardship Wizard, “The more export formats you know, the more times you make users happy.”

Template Creation

It is not possible to have the perfect template for every person and situation. That is why we offer you the option to create your own template based on your specific use case.

Template Styling

If you need to style your template with a logo of your organization, use a different font or specific header or footer, as an administrator you can set it up by yourself. If you have any difficulties to do so, there is a Template Development Kit tutorial video to help you out!

Project Phases

We know that you might not know all the answers to all questions at the time of creation of the data management plan. That is the reason why we support project phases, to help you answer all the questions over time.

Suitable For Worldwide Use

While some tools are local installations and thus may lack full support or some important templates, with Data Stewardship Wizard you do not have to worry about it. We provide support for everyone and you are free to create your own templates if you do not find any that would fit your needs.

Various Sharing Options

You can set the visibility settings to be completely private, or allow users to view your project or edit it. Moreover, you can make the questionnaire link available even for non-logged users, share it with them, and start to collaborate.

Machine-Actionability

Some work can be done by machines and that can save time of many people and also make things easier. To make it possible, a data management tool and its plans have to follow specific rules and standards. Data Stewardship Wizard was developed to meet all these requirements to spare your time and effort.

FAIR Metrics Information

Following the standards of GO FAIR initiative and good data management plans practices can be difficult and overwhelming. Data Stewardship Wizard is helping by providing summary reports of FAIR metrics based on your answers. To make it even easier it also shows which answers should be preferred according to these standards and metrics.

TODOs

With our To Do labels you do not have to worry anymore about not being able to answer every question at the moment. You can just mark it and answer it later through your TODOs list.

Live Collaboration

Everything is better with friends! In the DSW multiple users can fill the DMP at the same time and immediately see the changes made by others, just like you know it from Google Docs.

Languages (other than English)

Data Stewardship Wizard is provided in English only. It is because we believe that in today's world the English language is essential and is fully accepted as the primary language for creating DMPs.

Funder Templates

We are working on increasing the number of Funder templates that the DSW offers, so you can easily use them while applying your project at the most common funding agencies. It takes a lot of work but we are looking forward to presenting you more funder templates soon!