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Data Inventory Template


By: Open Contracting Partnership

Published: 2024

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Data Inventory Template

By Open Contracting Partnership

A data inventory allows data users to understand if your dataset’s resources can help them obtain the information they need to achieve their goals. It provides information about the content of each table and detailed information about each field included in it.

This resource is intended for organizations and individuals who want to share or make publicly available a dataset. The data inventory template offers a practical way to document the contextual information of their datasets, guiding them on how to provide general and specific information about each of the tables included in the set. 

The View Resource button will prompt you to create a copy of the template. You can preview the template, first.

Before you begin, please read the guidance on how to use the template.