Date: Wednesday, 20th January 2021
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 noon GMT
Duration: 40 min session and 15 min Question Answers (Total 1 hour)
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1868570945629299727
This Webinar is about why we need to embrace development and use of plans (DMP) to guarantee production and supply of quality . The importance and value of a DMP are in its use as an for the following: capturing quality and ; implementing policies; complying with funders and publishers ; preventing occurrence of disasters; enabling collaboration; supporting open and citizen ; and enhancing careers.
The webinar discusses key components of a comprehensive DMP and suggests how to formulate a DMP. It discusses the link betweenand and how it affects the quality of , and its use and reuse in the . The need to conduct a complexity analysis based on CFTER factors along a proposed value chain model shall be discussed. The DMP issues that will be considered include: IT costs; storage and backup; best practices; licensing; ; and self-assessment instruments.
Prof Muliaro Wafula the presenter has contributed to the development of Nature Masterclasses online course on https://masterclasses.nature.com/online-course-in-managing-data/18365540 that could be of help to early career researchers.
Other examples of DMPs recommended and relevant to the webinar include: https://library.stanford.edu/research/data-management-services/data-management-plans, https://libraries.mit.edu/data-management/plan/write/
Name of the Speaker:Prof Muliaro Wafula
Designation: Associate Professor
Affiliation: Jomo kenyatta University of Agriculture and , Kenya
Prof Joseph Muliaro Wafula holds a BSc.(Hons) (Kenyatta University), MSc. Physics (University of Nairobi), M.Phil. Microelectronic Engineering and Semiconductor Physics (University of Cambridge –UK), Summer Doctoral (Berkman Centre for Internet & Society/Oxford Internet Institute’s -Harvard University Law School), and PhD (JKUAT). He is certified by IBM as a Mobile Application Developer, Cyber Security expert and Engineer.
Resend consultancies undertaken include: Review of the Global BiodiversityFacility’s activities and accomplishments; Development of an African Policy and Policy Roadmap for Open and ’; Performing Skills and development of strategies to fill the gaps in Northern Corridor Integrated (NCIP) Member States-Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Uganda.
A collaborator on Melinda and Gates Foundation award 2017 for developing a Blockchain-based Vaccines Supply Chain Management Application. Recipient of two IBM awards namely: the 2016 IBM Shared UniversityAward on Cloud for JKUAT for building an platform for researchers in Africa, and the 2014 IBM MEA Award, for capacity building in Mobile Application development. Won the Kenya Champion Award of 2016. Member of the Global Challenges Fund/ ESRC Strategic Network on Development: Leveraging and Participatory Practice for Development (2017-2018) and a Co-convinor of a network bringing together 29 participants (academics, NGOs and business partners) from 13 countries to develop joint cutting-edge agendas. Member of Immunization Technical Working Group.
He is an electedMember of CODATA International. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal.
He is a fellow of the Computer Society of Kenya and the Cambridge Commonwealth Society and has published book chapters, a book andpapers in peer reviewed international journals. Lead Author of the African Open Policy – A guide for African States on Open Policies and Practices. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computing at JKUAT.