Fig. 2. Old Organization.

Fig. 2

Old Organization. This illustrates the possible paths data could be passed to the archive file system and the online platform. Despite checks and balances, procedures, and protocols, it is clear that too many hands were in the mix. Inconsistencies could easily be introduced and version control was compromised. New Organization. The revised structure removes the multiple input streams, placing a singular governor on the process which now sets content and archival updating policy. No longer do self-contained unit silos unilaterally affect the content.

From: How Well Do You Know Your Data? Converting an Archive of Proprietary Markup Schemes to JATS: A Case Study

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