Funding public data

Funding public data Last Updated November 26, 2018 Rapid changes in technology require continual investments to update of data infrastructure and ensure data are preserved and available for future use. However, charging for data typically results in decreased usage...

Making public data FAIR

Making public data FAIR Last Updated November 26, 2018 FAIR data principles have evolved from a collective effort of stakeholders seeking to make data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable. The Internet of Water supports the adoption of these principles....

Internet of Water Findings and Principles

Internet of Water Findings and Principles Last Updated November 26, 2018 The Internet of Water Report outlines three key findings and underlying principles. We briefly summarize those principles here. Download Finding 1: The value of open, shared, and integrated water...

Methods for valuing data

Methods for valuing data Last Updated November 26, 2018 Brief descriptions are provided for methods that data producers, hubs, and users can use to assess the economic value of data (Table 1). Links to full descriptions are provided for each method. Table 1: Data...

Keeping Research Data Safe method

Keeping Research Data Safe method Last Updated November 26, 2018 Keeping Research Data Safe (KRDS) is a method data repositories use to track their costs and benefits. While designed for research-based data repositories, the method can be modified to describe the...

Consumption-Based method

Consumption-Based method Last Updated November 26, 2018 Data hubs are about sharing data and may not know how those data are being put to use. Instead hubs track the number of downloads and unique users for each dataset. A consumption-based approach to the Modified...