Data management ensures that
Data management refers to activities and practices that support the long-term preservation, access, and use of data.
The activities surrounding data management can include planning, documenting data, formatting data, storing data, anonymizing data, and controlling access restrictions on data.
Data management is becoming more prevalent in research conversations due to a large number of federal funding agencies and government entities requiring data to be made available after the completion of a funded research project. These agencies also require transparency of project operations, which means that data management plans must be outlined, submitted, and approved during the initial proposal process for every research project.
The following is a list of data sharing and data management policies from funding agencies