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added dormant wfstates to Other section
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jana-schwartz committed Jul 16, 2014
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If the user action does not appear to map to any other workflow state, please use Other and contact Draper.
If the user action does not appear to map to any other workflow state, please use Other. As part of ongoing development, this is also the state where we are capturing workflow states that are not currently being addressed by development programs. Please contact the Draper development team to discuss new states or other uses of Other.

####Dormant Workflow States

#####Plan the Analysis
Plan includes all of the overhead of the user’s interaction with the tool. While critical for a professional analyst, our experimental participants will not have access to this level of tool control. Identifying resources, selection/configuration of the tool (including version control), selection and wrangling of datasets, tool switching, and outlining a plan of attack (creating to-do lists, organizing workflow, assessing progress) all fall under this activity.

#####Curate Data
Curate Data is required because big data is typically messy. This is an organizational and clean-up state, and currently the main catch-all for the Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) process. Activities include assessing data quality, cleaning/standardizing/normalizing/formatting data, merging data sets, removing duplicates, merging data sets, removing unwanted data. All of this will be done prior to the experiment. Future functions might include import/load/open/bring into workspace, cut, copy, paste, …

#####Interpret Data
In Interpret, the user relates their insights to the tasking at hand (that is, the questions they are trying to answer, or the hypotheses they are trying to test). This involves constructing an argument from one or more visualizations of enriched data, relating data to questions, testing hypotheses, being vigilant for bias, managing data provenance. Use of an Analysis of Competing Hypotheses (ACH) widget would be a good example of Interpret vs. Enrich.

Collaborate includes reviewing another’s work, showing their work product to another analyst (peer or superior), or preparing materials for a presentation. Collaboration may be synchronous or asynchronous. This state also includes pulling in findings from collaboration (e.g., red team notes)

#####Draft and Publish Report
Report first involves the generation of the work-product by the analyst. Summarizing findings, creating storyboards, formatting data, writing, and editing of reports (including editing for audience) all fall under this activity. Report further includes final task closeout, including getting permission to release, disseminating the report, storing/saving data for later use, archiving, exporting.

####Example Usages

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