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Data Stewardship

Data stewardship focuses on tactical coordination and implementation responsible for establishing data-quality metrics and other requirements regarding good data management. The ultimate goal is to provide high-quality data that is easily accessible in a consistent manner.

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Who Should Practice Data Stewardship?

Everyone who collects, views, stores, exchanges, aggregates, analyzes, and / or uses electronic data should practice data stewardship.

How Is Data Stewardship Done?

Data stewardship is a very complex discipline responsible mainly for defining the data, creating processes and procedures, maintaining the quality of the data, optimizing workflows, monitoring data usage to assist teams, ensuring compliance and security of the data.

How DSW Helps?

Does data stewardship sound complicated? The Data Stewardship Wizard will effortlessly guide you through the creation of your data management plan by e.g. giving you hints about good data management practice, checking the FAIRness of your plan, or asking and following only questions relevant to your project.