Information Systems

Projects

Towards Data Stewardship in ELIXIR: Training & Portal

Program
Projekty podpořené z ČR (pracovní kód k dodatečnému upřesnění)
Provider
Another domestic provider
Code
LM2015047
Period
2017 - 2019
Description
The project aims to develop training materials and software tooling to support data stewardship in the ELIXIR infrastructure.

Publications

Data Stewardship Wizard for Open Science

Year
2018
Published
Data a znalosti & WIKT. Brno: Vysoké učení technické v Brně. Fakulta informačních technologií, 2018. p. 121-125. 1. ISBN 978-80-214-5679-2.
Type
Proceedings paper
Annotation
Every year, the amount of data (in science) grows significantly as information technologies are used more intensively in various domains of human activities. Biologists, chemists, linguists, and others are not data experts but often just regular users who need to capture and process some huge amount of data. This is where serious problems emerge – bad data management leading to losing important data, producing unverifiable results, wasting funds, and so on. Thousands of qualified data stewards will be needed in following years to deal with this issues. At the Faculty of Information Technology, CTU in Prague, we participate in the European platform ELIXIR in which we work on the Data Stewardship Wizard to help researchers and data stewards with building high-quality FAIR data management plans that are accurate and helpful to their projects. We cooperate on this challenging project with our colleagues from other ELIXIR nodes.

Data Management Planning: How Requirements and Solutions are Beginning to Converge

Authors
Jones, S.; Pergl, R.; Hooft, R.
Year
2019
Published
Data Intelligence. 2019, 2019(2), 208-219. ISSN 2641-435X.
Type
Article
Annotation
Effective stewardship of data is a critical precursor to making data FAIR. The goal of this paper is to bring an overview of current state of the art of data management and data stewardship planning solutions (DMP). We begin by arguing why data management is an important vehicle supporting adoption and implementation of the FAIR principles, we describe the background, context and historical development, as well as major driving forces, being research initiatives and funders. Then we provide an overview of the current leading DMP tools in the form of a table presenting the key characteristics. Next, we elaborate on emerging common standards for DMPs, especially the topic of machine-actionable DMPs. As sound DMP is not only a precursor of FAIR data stewardship, but also an integral part of it, we discuss its positioning in the emerging FAIR tools ecosystem. Capacity building and training activities are an important ingredient in the whole effort. Although

Migration Tool for Data Stewardship Knowledge Model

Author
Vojtěch Knaisl
Year
2018
Type
Master thesis
Supervisor
doc. Ing. Robert Pergl, Ph.D.
Reviewers
Ing. Marek Suchánek
Summary
This thesis continues on an already running project of Data Stewardship Planning Portal which is developed together with ELIXIR-CZ organization. The thesis shortly summarizes a current state of the project. Further it describes why there was a need to create a migration tool for the current knowledge model (an extensible data structure carrying the knowledge that naturally evolves over the time), and why it was decided to implement also bases of the portal application. The migration tool and portal application are then analyzed. A part of the thesis is also a design of the migration tool together with possible approaches of its implementation. These approaches are discussed and finally one is choosen and implemented. The result of this thesis is the requested fully-working migration tool together with bases of the portal application.

Data Stewardship Portal: Client-side Web Frontend

Author
Jan Slifka
Year
2018
Type
Master thesis
Supervisor
doc. Ing. Robert Pergl, Ph.D.
Reviewers
Ing. Marek Suchánek
Summary
The thesis goes through the process of design, development, testing and deployment of the client-side web frontend for the Data Stewardship Portal which is part of the Interoperability platform at ELIXIR CZ project. The portal includes extensive Knowledge Model Editor and Migration Module. Haskell-based solution is used for the web development.

The person responsible for the content of this page: doc. Ing. Štěpán Starosta, Ph.D.