Person IconThis subgroup seeks to collect and disseminate a variety of continuing education programs and services that focus on biomedical research data management. In addition, through a focused outreach approach, the subgroup continuously evaluates community needs and interests. The connections and resources generated through this effort will target many levels of users and will allow for the RDMWG to engage community members and explore their challenges related to managing data.
 

2021 Goals

  1. Host Data Management Showcases every Spring and Fall
  2. Develop new training for creating data management plans and using the DMPTool
  3. Expand our online and media presence with more presentations and videos
  4. Explore strategies and practices for sustaining successful online, in-person, and hybrid training

Accomplishments

  • 2020

    1. Refresh the Data Management Quarterly Newsletter by identifying new avenues for content green check mark indicating complete
    2. Increase Harvard Biomedical Data Management mailing list subscriptions green check mark indicating complete
    3. Develop new training for creating data management plans integrating the DMPTool
    4. Identify and attend Longwood Medical Area orientations green check mark indicating complete
    5. Develop procedures to capture and coordinate DMWG subgroup outreach activities green check mark indicating complete
       
  • 2019

    1. Increase DMWG Newsletter subscription (target goal 500) green check mark indicating complete
    2. Document the DMWG Newsletter creation and distribution process  
    3. Data-based assessment of user feedback on past RDM seminars green check mark indicating complete
    4. Identify enticing RDM training topics and seminar titles green check mark indicating complete
    5. Conduct increased outreach to faculty about the DMWG green check mark indicating complete
    6. Evaluate the internal DMWG Outreach Survey Form