New Standards and Certification Entity on the Horizon
The Hague, Netherlands and Tokyo, Japan – March 2017
A single WDS–DSA Standards and Certification Board has now been established. This ad hoc Board will take responsibility for the development and maintenance of the certification criteria and processes, and for the final approval of applicants for Core Trustworthy Data Repositories certification.
During the transition phase, this ad hoc Board will also supervise the establishment of a new standards and certification entity to replace the DSA and to provide WDS Regular Members certifications, including new branding and the development of a governance and business model. This new entity is expected to be in place before the end of 2017.
The ad hoc Board is committed to ensuring community engagement and inclusion, transparency of processes, and the availability of a certification open to any appropriate data repository.
- More information about the transition process
- An Introduction to the Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
- Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Mustapha Mokrane: firstname.lastname@example.org / +33(0)612012912
Hervé L’Hours: email@example.com / +44(0)1206 873162