Data collection is the simplest, least risk, and lowest barrier-to-entry process for introducing SDMX into an organisation.

SDMX can be implemented for a single collection without affecting other collections and without changing the traditional statistical production workflow.

Depending upon current processes and methods, introducing SDMX and FMR Reporting Templates for data collection may result in significant efficiency and data quality gains.

The knowledge gained and benefits realised from changing a single data collection to an SDMX template-based data collection will support further adoption of SDMX in other collection processes and in other stages of the data production lifecycle.


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