Research activities

- Identification and confirmation of key issues in design for automated metadata capture, re-use and management, including barriers to automation. - Mapping (desktop study) of the framework and appropriate standards available, commercial products and software - Qualitative study, using interviews or focus groups of a sample of key users of ERMS and business information systems in the organisations and programmers of the systems - Comparative case studies in both the municipalities. A comparative approach is necessary to provide a metadata capture and management solution that is applicable more widely than one government organisation.