Standards and Best PracticesMetadata standards and related best practices are a the foundation of our company. Ensuring that data and related documentation are captured in compliance with international guidelines leveraging on industry standard information technologies is key to meet data quality standards and customers expectations.
The core metadata specifications that our services revolves around are briefly outlined below.They complement each other to form a solid set of practices to document and manage processes across the entire data life cycle, from the respondent or data source to the researcher, press, general public, policy maker and other stakeholders. They are based on XML technologies commonly used today to drive software tools and for the publication or exchange of information between agencies or over the Internet, therefore providing a common language for producers and users.
Our primary technology partner, Metadata Technology North America, has a extended experience in these standards and technologies and complement our services with state of the are IT solutions and unique domain expertise.