Data Interoperability

Definition

Data interoperability is the capacity to which data can be analyzed and/or merged with similar data.  Data interoperability relies on data standards, data documentation, and metadata to indicate to researchers which data sets or variables are comparable.

Further Resources

Kaboré EDY, Madalli D, & Keizer J. (2014). Opening and Linking Agricultural Research Data(link is external). D-Lib Magazine, 20(1/2). doi.org/10.1045/january2014-kabore

Richesson RL, Chute CG. (2015). Health information technology data standards get down to business : maturation within domains and the emergence of interoperability(link is external). Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocv039.

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