The National Institute of Standard's (NIST) Research Data Framework (RDaF) categorizes
the phases of data during a research project.
Determine for the data required to conduct the research.
The tactical management plan for effective research data management throughout the
research data lifecycle.
The generation of raw research data and/or the acquisition of research data.
The actions performed on generated or acquired research data to yield processed research
data and the research data stewardship responsibilities.
How research data are disseminated, used, and reused within and outside an organization.
The end-of-use and end-of-life provisions for research data, including records management,
archiving, and safe disposal.