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Common Metadata Framework Part A: Statistical Metadata in a Corporate Context. A guide for managers
Brief description and comments

This part of the Common Metadata Framework highlights the role of statistical metadata systems in a statistical organization. It is focused on managerial issues relevant to the corporate governance of statistical metadata systems. Expected readers are experts and managers in statistical organizations who are involved in establishing a business case for a statistical metadata system.

The aim of this publication is to help statistical organizations improve the effectiveness of statistical metadata across all phases of the statistical business process. It addresses the information needs of senior managers in statistical organizations and is intended as a tool to assist statistical metadata experts to develop business cases for a new or enhanced SMS.

Topics covered are:

Value proposition for metadata management
Metadata management strategies and policy framework
Principles for metadata management
Corporate governance model
Case studies and experiences.

The other parts of the the Common Metadata Framework can be accessed at

Main category

Methodology of Data Collection, Processing, Dissemination & Analysis

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