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#130927

Paul Walk
Member

I’m not sure that i agree with expanding the scope of this activity to include developing a standard for describing business processes relating to DMPs. We can make a real difference if we focus on our mission to establish a standard data interchange.
I think you are right to emphasise the importance of understanding the business processes which will use mDMPs, but I think we should stop short of trying to model these formally with something like BPMN. It is too soon to be able to predict with any confidence precisely how mDMPs will be used and we should, in my opinion, avoid over-engineering a solution at this stage. Rather, we should be aiming for improving broad interoperability, and for maintaining flexibility & future extensibility.
Cheers,
Paul
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Paul Walk
http://www.paulwalk.net
Founder and Director, Antleaf Ltd
http://www.antleaf.com
Antleaf provides Management Services to DCMI
http://www.dublincore.org
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