How do working and interest groups work in RDA?

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How do working and interest groups work in RDA?

  1. 1. How do Working and Interest Groups work?
  2. 2. 2  Introduction  Working and Interest Groups  Joining  Adoption  Starting  Current  Taxonomy  Relations Overview
  3. 3. 3  Why?  Make Research work better  Mission  The Research Data Alliance (RDA) builds the social and technical bridges that enable open sharing of data  Vision  We see researchers and innovators openly sharing data across technologies, disciplines, and countries to address the grand challenges of society Introduction
  4. 4. 4  What is an Interest Group?  Group around a common Interest  Interest defined in a short charter  Lightweight, many degrees of freedom  What is a Working Group?  Concrete problem  Short timeframe (~18 months)  Concrete Output (data exchange)  Clear Adoption Working and Interest groups
  5. 5. 5  Be registered on the website  Subscribe to the group  Get active in the discussion / produce the work  Good idea: talk to existing members  At Plenaries  At other meetings  Using email Joining
  6. 6. 6  Key Issue  Expected of WGs  Please adopt relevant outcomes Adoption
  7. 7. 7  ( BoF Session at Plenary )  Write a Charter  + Chairs  + Initial membership  Approval by TAB/Council Starting an Interest Group
  8. 8. 8  ( BoF Session at Plenary / From Interest Group )  Write a Case Statement  Charter  Value  Engagement with existing work  Work Plan  Adoption Plan  Initial Membership  One month community review  Review by TAB  Council determines if there is consensus  For more detail: https://www.rd-alliance.org/case- statements.html Starting a Working Group
  9. 9. 9  Working Groups and Interest Groups  16 and 31  Too many to name them all  Some WGs that will deliver by end of year:  PID Information Types WG  Data Type Registries  Metadata Standards Directory WG  Data Foundation and Terminology  Practical Policy  Data Categories and Codes Current Groups
  10. 10. 10 WG/IG Taxonomy by Peter Wittenburg 3/25/2014 Cross-Discipline Technical Non-Technical Discipline specific
  11. 11. 11 WG/IG Taxonomy by Peter Wittenburg Functional Layers Access Functional Layers Management Find/Reference Find/Reference Ref-Resolution Ref-Resolution Access Access interpret Manage re-use/process Curate Archive Federate
  12. 12. 12 Cross- Disciplinary Groups Technical Metadata W G Metadata Standards Directory A/D/E DDRI A IG Research Data Provenance A/D/E Data in Context A/D/E Metadata A/D/E Example of Pewi Taxonomy A Find/Reference D Interpret E Re-use / Process
  13. 13. 13  Informal relations  WG Collaboration Group  Data Foundation Terminology  PID Information Types  Metadata  Practical Policy  Data Type Registries  No Formal (technical) relations Relations between groups 3/25/2014
  14. 14. 14 Thank You

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