- either as a "cookbook", used to know all the "ingredients" of an SDMX artefacts project, or;
- as material for capacity-building, showing the many best practices that are used in designing SDMX artefacts, or;
- as an actual checklist, i.e. to make sure that all project phases have been considered in their usual order.
The "Checklist for SDMX Design Projects" is intended for the design and creation of new SDMX artefacts and the management of such a project. The main target audience is SDMX project managers and structural metadata artefact analysts/designers, though it may also be used for capacity building and to build technical knowledge methodically by referring to each phase's details. The checklist references many existing SDMX guidelines and standards material, and is meant as a useful portal to view the context of in which the various SDMX guidelines are used. UNECE Generic Statistical Business Process Model (GSBPM, version 5.0, released in December 2013). The checklist can be viewed: