Metadata and data should be described in a way that allows for data replication, so that it can be reused and repurposed by computers.
Make Sure Your Data is REUSABLE by Ensuring:
(How to Make Your Data FAIR | Universiteit Utrecht, n.d.; How to Make the Data FAIR, n.d.)
Data and metadata are richly described with several accurate and relevant attributes.
Data and metadata are released with a clear and accessible data usage license.
Data and metadata are associated with detailed provenance i.e. that explains how, why and who created and processed the data.
All data meets domain-relevant community standards.
Important to Note:
Good data management is the key for data (re)use. For example: