[CODATA-international] Cost of Data Wrangling

Ulrich Schwardmann uschwar1 at gwdg.de
Fri Dec 11 12:17:32 EST 2020

Dear Ernie,

you find the figure 80% of effort in data intensive research is used on 
data wrangling at:

Peter Wittenburg, Costs of FAIR Compliance and not being FAIR compliant, 

DOI: 10.23728/b2share.e184bd1ff12d45269de80c3f3e443eb7

where it is explained on page 7f.

Am 11.12.20 um 05:57 schrieb Ernie Boyko:
> Hi all
> A study conducted for the EU? is often quoted as being the source of a 
> statement along the lines of
> §80% of effort in data intensive research is used on data wrangling; 
> conservative estimate of 10.2 BnEuro.
>  Can anyone on this list point me to this study?
> Many thanks in advance.  I am trying to make the case for the benefits 
> of developing a career stream for data wranglers/data stewards.
> Cheers, Ernie
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