02 May 2019

RDA 13: The Social and the Technical

There is no challenge in research data management that can be met exclusively with a technical approach. But, on the other hand, there is also no such challenge that can be solved without it. This is my take-away message from the 13th RDA plenary.

It is a common figure to separate social from technical aspects of the challenges we face in research data management. Oftentimes, they are even treated as antagonists:


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