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3.1 Metadata Classification

The only metadata classification we have needed in-house so far is the distinction between conceptual and contextual metadata. This probably reflects the fact that we are only just beginning to try to integrate the metadata in the production lifecycle.

3.2 Metadata used/created at each phase

Specify needs - Vardok, Stabas and Adminstrative system for products, projects and processes

Design - Stabas and Metadatabase for questionnaires

Build - None

Collect - Datadok and Metadatabase for questionnaires

Process - Datadok

Analyse - Vardok, Stabas and About the statistics

Disseminate - Metadata portal, About the statistics, About the data collections, StatBank. Service library for metadata systems (Stabas, Vardok, Datadok, Metadb).  

3.3 Metadata relevant to other business processes

Our current Adminstrative system for products, projects and processes is linked to management and budgeting.

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