One can have the best laid plans - but it's hard to do a data analysis project without data! Data access may be the most time-consuming and frustrating element of the process. Find resources to help accelerate the data acquisition process in this section. TDC staff have been involved in data acquisition for many years. We have worked through all of the real and perceived bottlenecks. In this section, we share advice, guidance, tools, and events related to developing an effective and efficient data governance process. This includes tips and tricks to navigating the MOU development process so that you can safely and more rapidly access the data you need to do your analysis.
When a project or research question requires that your agency gain access to cross-agency data sharing, various stakeholders may raise legal concerns or have questions about sharing certain data fields.
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