Reports & Publications

RDA Magazine is online!
29 Feb 2016

RDA Magazine is online!

We are happy to announce the release of the RDA Magazine. In this issue: Eleven Collaboration Projects testing & adopting RDA outputs RDA Outcomes... and a possible way for them to become technical specifications Stories from the RDA 6th Plenary Meeting RDA Working and Interest Groups RDA 2016 Training Programme an much more...

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e-IRG Report: Evaluation of e-Infrastructures and the development of related Key Performance Indicators
19 Apr 2017

e-IRG Report: Evaluation of e-Infrastructures and the development of related Key Performance Indicators

The e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG) has produced a new document titled "Evaluation of e-Infrastructures and the development of related Key Performance Indicators". The objective of this e-IRG document is to provide an initial framework for evaluation and assessment of regional, national and European e-Infrastructures and to develop a categorisation of KPIs for key areas/components and other cost-related information, basically for the funder and policy level.

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Taking care of the Long Tail of Data: I-IRG report
20 Nov 2016

Taking care of the Long Tail of Data: I-IRG report

Data driven science is seen as the fourth paradigm of scientific research after experimental science, theoretical science and computational science.  

While great focus is given to Big Data (comprising structured as well as unstructured data with a tendency to be homogeneous and standardized), at the opposite side of the spectrum Long Tail Data - characterized as heterogeneous, relatively small data, often with unique standards and not regulated - has received so far less attention and poses its challenges.

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