Best practices table

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  • MET - Metadata
  • MOD - Data model
  • GRA - Granularity
  • FOR - Formats
  • SEL - Data selection
  • ACC - Data access
  • IDS - Identifiers
  • PER - Persistence
  • SEN - Sensitive data
  • QUA - Data Quality
  • TIM - Timeliness
  • POL - Policies
  • USA - Usability
  • COM - Community
  • PRO - Provenance
  • MON - Monitoring
  • SKI - Skills


  • New - new proposal
  • Under discussion - currently under discussion in the group
  • Agreed - group agreement
  • Dismissed - rejected by the group

Best Practices

BP ID BP Title BP Status
MET01 Metadata Under discussion
MET02 Complete metadata New
MET03 Standardized metadata New
MET04 Documented metadata Under discussion
MET05 Human readable metadata Under discussion
MET06 Machine readable metadata Under discussion
MET07 Metadata and data linkage New
MOD01 Reference data models (vocabularies) reuse Under discussion
MOD02 Shared data models (vocabularies) Under discussion
MOD03 Documented data models (vocabularies) New
MOD04 Reference taxonomies New
MOD05 Data models (vocabularies) conformance New
GRA01 Maximum granularity New
FOR01 Machine readable New
FOR02 Multiple formats New
FOR03 Open formats New
SEL01 Data inventories New
SEL02 High value data New
SEL03 Data demand New
ACC01 Direct access New
ACC02 Equal access New
ACC03 APIs New
ACC04 Bulk access New
ACC05 Adaptation to preferences New
IDS01 Unique IDs New
IDS02 IDs schemes New
PER01 Data persistence New
PER02 Versioning mechanisms New
PER03 Backwards compatibility New
PER04 Data history New
SEN01 Privacy control New
SEN02 Liability control New
SEN03 Security control New
QUA01 Complete data New
QUA02 Primary data New
QUA03 Built-in data sharing systems New
QUA04 Quality assurance New
QUA05 Feedback mechanisms New
QUA06 Provide support New
QUA07 Link to external references New
TIM01 Timeliness updates New
TIM02 Automated publication New
POL01 Consistent internal policy New
POL02 Expand internal policies to providers New
POL03 Licensing New
POL04 Promote SLAs New
USA01 Findability New
COM01 Engage with data users New
COM02 Build communities New
PRO01 Preserve provenance New
PRO02 Reference authorities New
PRO03 Document data workflow New
MON01 Track data usage New
MON02 Review process New
SKI01 Build capacity New