New Article: “The Research Data Alliance – The First Five Years”
The following article was recently shared on the Research Data Alliance web site.
2019-2020 Radcliffe Fellow, Harvard University
Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the development of global infrastructure for data sharing and data-driven exploration. Launched in 2013, the RDA has grown precipitously from 250 individuals at its first Plenary to over 9000 RDA community members from 135+ countries in 2019. The state and evolution of the RDA provides a case study in the development of an organization from the ground up and the choices made to create both community and impact. This piece provides a perspective on RDA’s present, past, and future from one of the original founders of the organization.
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20 pages; PDF.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.