Recent Activity: DMP Common Standards WG

07 Jan 2021

RE: [rda-datamanagplans][dmp-common] Open meeting on machine-actionable DMPs - we're not done yet!

Dear all,
Thank you very much for the participation in the poll. We are very happy to see many responses. For this reason, we will have two meetings to make it easier for everyone to attend:
* Tuesday, 19 January, 10:00 CET (20:00 AEDT, 01:00 PST)
* Friday, 22 January, 17:00 CET (03:00 AEDT, 08:00 PST)

23 Oct 2020

maDMPs @ RDA Plenary - tell us your story!

Dear group members!
We would like to invite you to our session at the upcoming RDA plenary. The session takes place on 12th of November, 5:00 - 6:30 PM UTC and is entitled "Machine-actionable DMPs - tell us your story!"
The main aim of this session is to inform everyone on the recent developments regarding maDMPs and to identify new areas that require coordinated action.
As the title suggests, we would like to encourage you to share your experiences of adopting maDMPs. We look for speakers who would like to:

02 Jun 2020

RDA hackathon on maDMPs - community vote!

Dear all,
we would like to invite you to vote [1] on the outputs created in the RDA hackathon on maDMPs [2].
There were 12 teams, 71 participants, from 21 countries that worked with the RDA Common standard for machine-actionable DMPs to add support to existing tools, build novel integrations and define new mappings.
You can vote in 3 categories:
* Innovation - the most innovative use of the RDA Common Standard for maDMPs
* Collaboration - the most diverse team that brings various perspectives, stakeholders, etc.

21 Apr 2020

RDA Hackathon on maDMPs

Dear all,
We would like to invite you to the hackathon on machine-actionable Data Management Plans (maDMPs).
The hackathon is open for everyone. As well as software developers we are looking for anyone with an interest in data - no technical knowledge is necessary - you might help with ideas generation, user testing, documentation etc.
The goal is to build integrations and test the common standard for maDMPs that is an official output of the RDA DMP Common Standards WG.

01 Apr 2020

RDA DMP Common Standards - April Updates

Dear all,
We are writing to update you on the ongoing and planned activities of the DMP Common Standards WG. There are several ways in which you can contribute. Here is an outline of activities:
1. Participate in a virtual session at the P15 Plenary
2. Contribute to a joint paper submitted to the CODATA journal
3. Help in shaping the hackathon on maDMPs
4. Submit your adoption story
5. (work opportunities @ TU Wien)
Please find all details below.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Best wishes,

07 Mar 2020

JSON schema for the DMP Common Standard

Dear all,
We have published a JSON schema that corresponds to the version 1.0 of the DMP Common Standard. You can find it here:
We have also updated the JSON examples to ensure they are compliant with the specification and that the schema validates against them.
Special thanks to Sotiris Tsepelakis who developed the schema.

06 Mar 2020

CODATA Data Science Journal Call For Papers: Research Data Alliance Results Special Collection

Dear members,


I’m writing on behalf of the editors of the CODATA data science journal special collection on RDA results. I would like to recall the possibility to submit the outputs produced by this group for the special collection.