Colectica in Ithaca for the 2017 North American DDI Users Conference

Colectica will give two presentations and a workshop about DDI-Lifecycle metadata software in Ithaca, NY April 4th to 7th for NADDI 2017.

Colectica is pleased to announce that its staff were selected to give several presentations at the upcoming North American DDI Users Conference (NADDI) in Ithaca, New York. Each year, Colectica sends representatives to the NADDI conference to share ideas and consult with other users of standardized data documentation. This year, Colectica staff will present two papers and teach a half day workshop.

"We are excited attend the only conference in North America entirely devoted to the Data Documentation Initiative and its metadata standards. We always enjoy exchanging ideas and experiences with other people who are excited about Data Documentation"

We always enjoy exchanging ideas and experiences with other people who are excited about Data Documentation

Dan Smith, Partner at Colectica

A paper titled "Question Banks and Colectica Questionnaires" will be presented and will highlight Colectica's new Questionnaires tool for specifying questionnaires and linking Blaise, Colectica, and the DDI Lifecycle standard. Another paper titled "Preparing Data Files for Preservation with Colectica Datasets" will also be presented.

Colectica will also host a workshop "Document Questionnaires and Datasets with DDI: A Hands-On Introduction with Colectica". This workshop offers a hands-on, practical approach to creating and documenting both surveys and datasets with DDI and Colectica. Participants will build and field a DDI-driven survey and then ingest, annotate, and publish DDI dataset descriptions using th e collected survey data.

If you would like to try Colectica free of charge please request a Free evaluation. Colectica consists of several software tools. Colectica Designer enables documenting of survey methodologies, survey instruments, questions, variables, and datasets. Colectica Repository manages changes to the documentation and allows multiple people and groups to work together. Colectica Portal allows for publication of this documentation on the web. All of these products use Open Standards to allow for interoperability with other tools. Colectica products, training on Open Standards, and customized software solutions are available through .

About Colectica

Launched in 2010, Colectica® is the fastest way to design, document, and publish statistical research using open data standards. The Colectica Platform is an ideal solution for statistical agencies, survey research groups, public opinion research, data archivists, and other data centric collection operations that are looking to increase the expressiveness and longevity of the data collected through standards based metadata documentation. The company offers a range of highly specific products and services designed to give power to people through easy integration and access to data.


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