QMER WORKFLOW TECHNIQUES

A good project uses a good process

QMER advocates for open-source, reproducible research. We teach a workflow process that supports these ideas to make our research replicable, accessible, and future-proof. Below are short introductions to each topic, covered in more detail during our workshops.

WORKFLOW PROCESS OVERVIEW

A brief overview of our workflow process, focusing on the main principles of managing a project.

PROJECT PLANNING

Techniques for planning your project from start to finish and from finish to start.

PROJECT ORGANIZATION

Here we discuss how to organize your files and folders to deal with changes, iterations, and finished products that can be understood by anyone. Here is a handout on directory structure.

DOCUMENT EVERYTHING

Main point: Document everything. There's no way you can remember every choice you make. Here's how to do that efficiently.