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Description: A group learning about the “stack” of technology that can be used to promote the management and use of data.

Point Of Contact: Derek Masaki (, Tom Sohre (, Kevin Wood (

Meetings: Usually the 2nd Thursday of each month from 3-4pm ET, combined with the ESIP Tech Dive Series (More meeting information)

To join: Add your email to


This working group (members) for CDI concerns a broadly defined and broadly applicable set of technology (the "stack of technology") that can be used to promote the ability of project-level workers to manage and use data and processing services and tools that are readily found and used by others. Part of this effort is to promote interoperability between individual services in order to help scientists pursue more integrated science.



Currently Active Focus Groups and Related Groups (2018)

Previously Active Focus Groups


Technology Road Map

This is a starting point for technologies this group will be addressing and a wiki index for the documentation we will generate as a result of presentations and other activities with the group.

Topics of Interest

Members can submit presentation and discussion ideas to