Omaha and CSCW Preparation

Last week members from the OCDF working groups met in Omaha, Nebraska to discuss the purpose, structure and language of the manifest – now re-named the OCDX (Online Communities Data Exchange). Thanks to some very productive, enthusiastic and brilliant folks, over the...

I’ve Never Met-a-data I Didn’t Like

Revising and refining the data census interface has gone hand in hand with the development of  a metadata schema.  To map out how it will contribute to general OCDF goals we’ve also developed a metadata workflow that describes the general contributions metadata...

Xena vs. the Data Census

In a time of ancient gods, warlords and kings, a data entry form in turmoil cried out for a hero…. She was Xena, a mighty princess forged from the collaboration of many working groups…. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves though, there might be power, passion and...