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This report is part of the Data Stewardship Education in Denmark Project.
Whether employed in the corporate or in the university realm, a Data Steward’s role is to ensure that the data management practises of the organisation follow established governance policies, standards or best practises. The Data Steward is in a position of trust, having responsibility for the governance, management and exploitation possibilities of a researcher’s or enterprise’s data. However, the professionalisation of Data Stewardship can only move forward and become stronger with improved data steward education opportunities. In this paper we explore the differences and commonalities in academic and corporate approaches to educating data stewards. The aim is to process a set of recommendations that can guide the development of novel data steward educations in Denmark. A content and thematic analysis of 24 current data stewardship educations, 8 academic and 16 corporate, was conducted resulting in identification of 5 recommendations. These are:
KEYWORDS: data stewardship; education; further education; corporate education; enterprise education; academic education;
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