3.1 Metadata Classification
The only metadata classification we have needed in-house so far is the distinction between conceptual and contextual metadata. This probably reflects the fact that we are only just beginning to try to integrate the metadata in the production lifecycle.
3.2 Metadata used/created at each phase
Specify needs - Vardok and Stabas
Develop and design - Stabas and Metadatabase for questionnaires
Build - Metadatabase for rules
Collect - Datadok and Metadatabases for questionnaires and rules
Process - Datadok and Metadatabase for rules
Analyse - Vardok, Stabas and About the statistics
Disseminate - Metadata portal, About the statistics, About the data collections, StatBank. Service library for metadata systems (Stabas, Vardok, Datadok, Metadb).
3.3 Metadata relevant to other business processes
Our current plan system is linked to management and budgeting.