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Research Data Scotland (RDS) Transition Board minutes: 1 September 2021

Published: 5 Oct 2021
Directorate:
Digital Directorate
Part of:
Economy, Public sector
Date of meeting: 1 Sep 2021

Minutes of the Research Data Scotland (RDS) Transition Board held on 1 September 2021.

Published:
5 Oct 2021
Research Data Scotland (RDS) Transition Board minutes: 1 September 2021

Attendees and apologies

Attending:

  • Roger Halliday - Chair
  • Mark Parsons 
  • Emily Jefferson
  • David Crossman
  • Alan Ferrier
  • Alessia Morris
  • Chris Dibben
  • Albert King
  • Nicola Kerr
  • Corri Black
  • Scott Heald
  • Neil Rawlins – minute taker

Apologies:

  • Carol Sinclair
  • Pete Whitehouse
  • Angela Daly
  • Jill Pell
  • Carole Morris

Items and actions

Summary of actions arising

  • ADR-UK paper on which datasets are to be shared to be shared with the Board before the next meeting - AM/CD
  • IG Pathway one and two timetable to be shared with the Board - AM/CD
  • organogram of RDS posts to be shared with the Board - AM
  • RSH, technical strategy, technical solutions, issues and metadata catalogues to be discussed at a meeting convened by Alastair Rennie - AM/AR
  • service design and MVP presentation slides to be shared with the Board - NR
  • commercial framework presentation slides to be shared with the Board - NR
  • an independent expert group to be set up to deliver commercial framework and suggestions for members and a chair to be forwarded - all/RH
  • a date to be set and invites issued for a Transition Board meeting at the end of October - NR

Meeting minutes 

Welcome and introductions

Previous minutes and actions 

Outstanding actions complete

Progress reports - paper A to paper N (to note)

Actions:

  • ADR-UK paper on which datasets are to be shared to be shared with the Board before the next meeting
  • IG pathway one and two timetable to be shared with the Board
  • organogram of RDS posts to be shared with the Board
  • RSH, technical strategy, technical solutions, issues and metadata catalogues to be discussed at a meeting convened by Alastair Rennie

Presentation on service design and MVP

Action:

  • presentation slides to be shared with the Board

Presentation on commercial framework

Actions:

  • presentation slides to be shared with the Board
  • an independent expert group to be set up to deliver commercial framework and suggestions for members and a chair to be forwarded

AoB

No chair has been appointed for RDS and it was therefore proposed that the Transition Board meet again towards the end of October

Action:

  • a date to be set and invites issued for a Transition Board meeting at the end of October