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2.1 WP1 Metadata

 


Work package number

1

Start Month:

October 2011

Work package leader

ESTONIA

End Month

July 2013

Contcact person

Maia Ennok    [  maia.ennok@stat.ee  ]

Title:

Metadata

Partner/co-beneficiary

1

EST

2
NL

3
ITA

4
PT

5
SWE

6

UK

 

This work package covers all aspects on metadata related to the statistical data warehouse. It first focuses on the identification of the various kinds of essential metadata and provides recommendations and guidelines on their use. Furthermore it will focus on the use of metadata models, the required functions of a metadata system and the governance of metadata.

  • Study and guidelines on metadata: what, wherefore, quality, details, …
  • Building a framework which defines metadata requirements and roles
    in the S-DWH context.
  • Study on the impact of the quality of statistical data and metadata in the area of micro data linking and data warehousing and vice versa and recommendations, with maximum use of actions and results from other ESSnets and bodies on this area (e.g. SDMX ESSnet, ESSnet on Admin Data, Sponsorship of standardisation, …..).
  • Study on the use of metadata models and  standards:
  • Gap and overlap analysis on existing metadata models (from other ESSnets, international projects, etc.);
  • Overview of and recommendations on the use of models (DO’s / DON’T s).
  • Defining the various functionalities of a metadata system to facilitate and support the operation of the S-DWH.
  • Provide recommendations and guidelines on the governance of  metadata management