Metadata Technology Collaborating with Statistics Canada on DDI Services

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Metadata Technology North America Inc. recently initiated a new project towards the development of web services around the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) standard for Statistics Canada.

Metadata Technology North America, Inc. (the "Company") is pleased to announce that, in partnership with Breckenhill and The AIM Group, it has engaged in a development project for Statistics Canada aiming at the implementation of web services driven solutions around the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) metadata specification. This particular project focuses on the extraction of DDI compliant metadata from the Integrated Metadatabase (IMDB), Statistics Canada institutional reference database. The solution will support internal applications, with the potential in the future to deliver public DDI services.

Metadata Technology North America Inc. ( is a privately owned eGovernment data management and information technology solution provider. The Company’s mission is to facilitate production, open access, and improve the quality and use of statistical and scientific data. It specializes in products and services leveraging XML technology, metadata standards, and related best practices. Its key personnel include globally recognized experts in the area of the Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX) standard, the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI), and the management of socio-economic data, health data, and official statistics.


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