Foundation phase

Goals of the initial, Foundation phase, which will be completed by the end of September 2014 are as follows:

  1. Linkages and structures have been built into Cochrane’s technology systems, connecting the Cochrane Register of Studies, Archie, and the new Linked Data Triple Store.

  2. An ‘ontology’ for linking data and annotating Cochrane content has been completed.

  3. A Population Intervention Comparison Outcome (PICO) framework has been established, and used in the first instance to enable the faster and more efficient creation of Cochrane Clinical Answers.