Questions to ask about establishing an ROI Framework

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

ROI Framework Questions

Summarized from the discussions at ESIP Winter 2016 Meeting Breakout session on ROI, and subsequent meetings:

  • How is value (to stakeholders) defined / discussed?
  • What are the definitions / explanations / categories of repository stakeholders?
  • How were similarities among data repositories defined / discussed?
  • How were differences among data repositories defined / discussed?
  • What, if any, were the metrics used to measure the value(s) returned to repository stakeholders?
  • What do the references say about the reason(s) for caring about this topic?