What is the role of Technical Support staff related to open data?

Agencies are likely to have one or more individuals who provide technical support to their data stewards.  While they have variety of technical responsibilities related to an agency’s data sources, their responsibilities related to data.iowa.gov include:

  • Retrieving required data from the source system (e.g. database, application, file) in the most efficient manner
  • Sorting, filtering, joining and aggregating data to ensure it meets requirements (data preparation, quality, confidentiality), and is in an appropriate file formats for publishing on data.iowa.gov
  • Cleaning the data to resolve inconsistencies and fix problems in your source data
  • Creating and executing workflows to export your data from the source system in support of automating updates where appropriate
Program Area
Open Data, Data Governance

Printed from the Iowa Department of Management website on March 22, 2018 at 9:12am.