Collection and Management Techniques
- Data collection
- Data management
Understanding the data that is being presented throughout the research allows the reader to become fully engaged within the results of the research. The process of collecting data is just as important an managing the data for future research and experiments; research scientist discover new work and methods everyday by using the prior reading and research results of those before them.
There has to be a true interest in the research for the individual reader before any processes can be implemented and worked through; the level of understanding considering the results and data collection of certain projects may be different, but the ethics concerning how the data was retrieved and distributed will always be a key issue when the final research is calculated and completed.
The most important value within the information is the overall purpose of the data and how it will be collected, managed and finally distributed to the public. The responsibility of the researcher is as important as the meaning of the research.
[...] Data Collection The data collection process starts with the idea and the methods for the purpose of the research for the general public. Why do these methods need to be researched and how can we use the results to better society as a whole; this is the area that could always be improved because of the importance of the beginning of the process. The reader has to trust the researcher for the mind to become completely open to the new and improved ideas of the data collection methods. [...]
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