My (fairly) new role is that of a scientific data manager.
I'm trying to get an idea of how other scientists / organisations handle the tons of data they accumulate.
Currently, the norm here seems to be loading these data into Excel spreadsheets, or MS Access databases that eventually get stuck/lost on some one's personal (work) computer.
So I guess the questions are:
- How do you as a scientist manage the data you collect?
- How do you share that information with others?
- Do you have an special process software that helps you automate stuff?
Thanks for taking the time!